10. Provide educational and professional networks and relationships for grad-
uate students through affiliation with other associations
The Calvin McKain Library offers a wide range of information resources and
services to students and faculty in support of the teaching, learning and
research. On the 31st of March 2009, the library’s collection stood at 118,970
books, 747 e-books via NetLibrary and 995 journal titles in print. In addition,
access is available to more than 9,000 journal titles through 15 online resources
covering 42 databases. There are also 1,530 videos, DVDs, CD ROMS and audio
tapes, including the Art & Architecture special collection. Pamphlets, newspa-
pers, government and private sector publications, such as the PAHO Collection
are also a part of the collection.
A Reserved Materials Collection, located in the Client Services Division, con-
tains textbooks and other resources available for three hour loans. Materials
in the Caribbean Collection are available for a similar loan period. The refer-
ence librarian is located in Caribbean reading room and provides assistance
with research, interlibrary loan and document delivery services.
The Archives, which is also a part of the Division, houses some of the historical
records of the University.
The Instructional Media Services Division offers services such as editing, con-
version and duplication.
Facilities comprises four (4) main reading rooms, including the 24-hour reading
room, Graduate Students’ Reading Room, a faculty reading room, a Caribbean
Reading Room and a multi purpose room. The 24-hour reading room provides
access to a quiet, comfortably furnished study area during and after regular
library hours. In addition, the Instructional Media Services Division has a
Graphics lab, a video studio and an audio-visual theatre. The division provides
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