Center for Learning Resources, Library, Media and Instructional Technology
Welcome to the Center for Learning Resources, Library, Media and Instructional Technology.
The Center for Learning Resources, Library, Media & Instructional Technology supports the teaching, learning, and public service commitment of the College.
The Harold L. Drimmer Library houses 150,000 books, e-books, periodicals, DVDs, and other resource materials to support instruction and accreditation. Our librarians conduct Information Literacy courses that introduce the concepts and strategies that will help you as students become better users of information. In addition, you can call, email, text, or instant message (IM) a librarian.
The Academic Support Center has certified tutors in areas of math, reading, writing and science to help with your studies. The Ask-a-Tutor service is our online tutorial service.
Our Media and Instructional Technology Department supports and maintains all multimedia classrooms and some computer labs. The Online Education Department will help you as students to use Blackboard from any computer, tablet or smart phone with Internet access.
Please make use of these resources toward your success at Westchester Community College.
Division Mission Statement
The Division of Learning Resources, Library, Media and Instructional Technology supports the teaching, learning and public service commitment of the College.
Academic Support Center
Susan Arietta, Chair
Office location: Library Room G40
Provides on-campus tutoring in Mathematics, Reading, English as a Second Language, Computer Science, Writing, Biology, Anatomy and Physiology, Microbiology, Inorganic and Organic Chemistry, Respiratory Care, Nutrition, Non-Major Physical Science and EMS. Tutorial support is available in software, video, online via Ask-a-Tutor, our e-mail-based online tutorial.
Harold L. Drimmer Library
Karen Vanterpool, Chair
Office location: Library Room 132
Phone: 914-606-6960 (reference)
Phone: 914-606-2965 (circulation)
Open 75 hours a week to students, faculty, and members of the college community, the library offers approximately 150,000 print and e-books, periodicals, reserve textbooks and DVDs, as well as remote and on-campus access to over 60 research databases and interlibrary loan services. Provides classroom instruction at main campus and all extension centers as well as via the online learning system. The Library provides assistance via the virtual reference service Ask-a-Librarian, conducts individual research and citation consultations for students, and offers research services for faculty and administrators. Open computer labs with wireless printing and quiet group study rooms are available.
Testing and Assessment Center
Gareth Malcom, Coordinator
Office location: Library Room G02
The Testing Center facilitates placement and enrollment by administering placement exams on campus and at extension centers to entering WCC students, candidates for the ACE (Advanced College Experience) program, and Nursing program applicants. The Center partners with selected high schools to identify students who may need academic intervention in order to become college ready.
Media & Instructional Technology
Jerry Maselli, Program Specialist
Office location: AAB 200
Phone: 914-606-6857 or 914-606-6922
Provides faculty and staff assistance in using state-of-the-art multimedia technology effectively in teaching, learning, and delivery of information. Services include: Smart Technology, IP and web based videoconferencing, video production, computer graphics, digital photography, campus signage, and lecture captures, as well as providing certified training programs for end users. Supports college-based events with A/V technology.
Belinda Haughton, Academic Scheduler
Office location: Library Room 300
Academic Scheduling provides timely and accurate information, as well as resources and tools to ensure accurate faculty compensation and to assist faculty and support staff in delivering quality programs that will enable students to achieve timely degree completion.