The Learning Commons has available data projectors, digital cameras and camcorders, tripods, microphones, flip charts, SMART Board setup information, TV/DVD/VCR’s and other auxiliary A/V equipment and supplies for classroom use or for special events or presentations. Staff are also available to assist with event set-ups in the main college meeting rooms.
Reference service is available during most business hours and by appointment. The reference collections, both print and electronic, are quite extensive, and Learning Commons staff can help provide full access to any of those materials. They will also help with specific reference questions, are willing to demonstrate usage of electronic research resources, and are available to give students and faculty a tour of the Learning Commons. Student research tours and bibliographic information classes are offered each term.
There is a designated shelf in the Learning Commons and the Design Library for “On-Reserve” items; in general, these are required and supplementary course materials designated by faculty and available to authorized students. On-reserve items are for use in the library only or have limited checkout. Arts & Sciences curriculum materials are also available in Reserve.
Both libraries provide a drop-off service for instructors who need to do make-up testing. Completed tests are collected, and/or computer support is provided.
Kanopy Streaming Video
Kanopy is an on-demand streaming video service for public libraries and educational institutions that provides library patrons, students, and faculty access to a large collection of films. Click to view available videos.
Note: you do not need to use login credentials if you are on-campus. Off-campus access to Kanopy is available by connecting to the Dunwoody VPN (Virtual Private Network) via FortiClient.
Historical Archives Collection
Housed in the Learning Commons, the purpose of the Historical Archives Collection is to preserve for research the historically valuable materials which document the origins, development, activities and achievements of Dunwoody College since its inception in 1914. This collection consists of more than 6,000 items that are currently being categorized, identified, and readied for digitization. Materials in this collection include:
- Early college photos, newspapers, documents
- Significant college publications, such as course catalogs and alumni newsletters
- Meeting minutes, other critical documents instrumental in guiding College policies
- Strategic plans, annual reports, and other administrative materials
- Books and papers critical to the Dunwoody history