Welcome to the SRJC Libraries
Cherry Li-Bugg, Dean, Library and Learning Resources and Educational Technology.
Use this multidisciplinary collection of 20,000 streaming videos to enrich your course material. VAST is designed to bring the highest-quality video content to the broadest range of subject areas. Coverage is from the discovery of the Americas to the present. Dozens of producers and distributors have contributed content to VAST, including BBC, PBS, Arthaus, CBS, Kino International, Documentary Educational Resources, California Newsreel, Opus Arte, Cinema Guild, Pennebaker Hegedus Films, Psychotherapy.net, Zeitgeist, First Run Features, and many more. Start searching now!
Students who stay connected with campus activities have stronger retention and better chances of academic success. Encourage your students to follow us so they stay up to date about special library hours, workshops, new titles, and other library news. The SRJC Libraries manage vibrant social media connections through facebook and twitter, RSS news feeds, and a series of library awareness videos on YouTube.
The SRJC libraries build persistent connections with students that boost student retention. Library programs help reduce student anxiety in finding information and doing research, minimizing the barriers to student success.
The Doyle and Mahoney library programs
- answer over 5,000 questions a semester to students who reach the library in person, by phone, chat and email
- teach course integrated instruction to over 2,000 students a semester
- often serve over 6,000 students in the course of a single day
- have the most active web presence at SRJC, serving up over 2 million web pageviews a year
Bring the Library Into Your Classroom
Do you have articles you'd like your students to read? This brief video guides you through the steps of building library reading lists.
Library Liaison Services
Did you know that you have a librarian liaison who can help you find out what resources and services are available to you and your students? Collaborate with your library liaison to:
|learn which databases and e-books support your discipline|
|kickstart assignments with course-integrated instruction|
|help your students with a customized Library Guide|
|put copies of high-demand items on Course Reserve|
|improve bibliographies with student NoodleBib workshops|
|suggest a book to purchase|
|learn how to use Turnitin plagiarism detection software|
|meet with your library liaison for flex credit!|
SRJC Libraries Mission
Help us help your students succeed! The Santa Rosa Junior College Libraries cultivate dynamic student-centered learning environments designed to foster student success. We create access to quality resources and instruct students in research skills that extend learning, enhance critical thinking, and inspire intellectual discovery.
To fulfill its mission the SRJC Libraries:
Support SRJC’s curriculum by selecting, organizing and maintaining resources necessary for current and emerging instructional programs
Collaborate with faculty to embed the Library into the classroom
Create virtual gateways to diverse sources of knowledge
Ensure equal access to library programs and resources for learners across the spectrum of educational level, physical ability and location
Provide an engaging environment that promotes individual and collaborative learning
Evaluate resources and services to ensure future readiness vital to student success
Inspire learners with imaginative uses of technology, spaces and resources that support participation and community engagement