The Library and Learning Center (LLC)
The LLC houses the library, the Department of Humanities and the Department of Writing and Literature, an open-access computer lab, a media arts research studio featuring 25 Mac stations, a math and science computer lab, a language laboratory and a multimedia classroom, and the Basement Medicine (student newspaper) office. The library holds 100,000 volumes in open stacks, including bound periodicals, pamphlets and other unbound materials, phonograph recordings and a large collection of microfilms. The library's collections of art books and children's literature are well known for their depth and range. The library is linked to the Online Computer Library Center, a national bibliographic service that provides cataloging and interlibrary loan access to over 12 million bibliographic records for location and verification of books, serials and non-print materials. The LLC also houses the Ellsworth International Room, which includes artifacts and memorabilia collected by Professor Emeritus Robert A. Ellsworth over the length of his career as a diplomat and scholar. The room also includes a collection of Professor Ellsworth's books dealing with history and political science and materials felt to be of significance to the study of history or political science, donated by friends of the Ellsworth Trust.