The Sam Basdeo Learning Resource Center
The Sam Basdeo Learning Resource Center opened its doors on October 11, 1996 and acts as a centre for study and research and the intellectual heart of the institution with access to the World Wide Web.
The library houses a collection of over 18,000 volumes of books, media, and periodicals including books, videos and DVDs. The fiction section boasts items from the Oprah Book Club including authors like Maya Angelou. The library has particularly strong collections in the areas of business management, building trades, engineering, hospitality management, economics and financial services. There are over 1000 journal titles represented on web-based databases hosted by Elton B. Stephens Company (EBSCO). Journal titles include Harvard Business Review, Popular Science, Time, Newsweek, PC Magazine and Journal of Marketing.
Faculty and students as well as community members are encouraged to make use of the services offered. Students are required to present a current ID card to avail of services in the Library.
The hours of operation are:
Mondays to Thursdays 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Fridays 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Saturdays 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sundays 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Students enrolled in full-time and part-time programmes at the College receive borrowing privileges at the library through the use of the Student ID which serves as a library card.
Continuing Education students and others in the community may apply to become Community Members. This entitles the member to full use of the library's collection and facilities.
Download a membership application form (PDF)
Mrs. Lucille Kong
Director, Sam Basdeo Learning Resource Centre
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