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Library & Tech Center

Vision | Resources | Services | Library Search | Orientation |

Vision and Mission:

The Library and Tech Services department provides curricular and technological materials, resources, and support for staff and students at Fort Collins High School.

The Library Tech Center (LTC) is a dynamic, active center that offers numerous print, video, and electronic resources and a variety of services for students and staff. The LTC contains approximately 15,000 print and video resources. In addition, students and staff have access to several online databases. There are 9 computer stations with B/W printing access along with a 3D printer. The LTC houses a quiet area for independent studying, a comfortable area designed for reading, a large square table area for collaborative projects, a flexible table area to accommodate different arrangements quickly, a Lambkin Lounge, 3 chess/checker tables,  and a 3 unit virtual reality station for students to use during their free time. The LTC is a food free zone. Only covered beverages are allowed.

The LTC mission is to provide academic and technical support to every Lambkin, every day. We will...

  • Help staff and students to access resources--in a variety of formats and levels--that support literacy and the curriculum.
  • Provide support to teachers addressing the standards for information literacy.
  • Support a building wide culture for reading for pleasure.
  • Respond to requests for tech help in a timely, efficient manner.
  • Resolve technical issues of district purchased mobile devices.
  • Provide a central location for the circulation of print resources, textbooks, eBooks, video/audio resources, and district purchased 1 to 1 mobile devices.
  • Promote a friendly, safe environment that is conducive to learning, exploring, creating and collaborating.

Resources:

  • Print Resources - Fiction, Non-Fiction, Reference and Magazines.
  • Electronic Resources - online card catalog, online databases, eBooks.

Services:

Printing

  • Print in B&W from any of the 9 computers in the Drop-In area
  • Print from your PSD laptop to a Laserjet printer using the supplied USB cable
  • Print originally created items in 3D
  • Color printing is available at the Academic and Tech Support counter for $.25/page

Research Assistance at the Academic and Tech Support Counter

  • We can help you find print and online resources.
  • We can help you develop search strategy.
  • We can help you evaluate a website.
  • We can help you cite resources.

Tech Help at the Academic and Tech Support Counter

  • We can help you with laptop problems, software questions, printing, or logins.

Textbooks

  • Loaner textbooks are available for use in the LTC only.
  • Students may check-out a course textbook for use outside the LTC at the Academic and Tech Support Counter.

Quick Guide to Library Search & what you have checked out from the LTC!

For more detail please view the Orientation to the FCH Library Tech Center (click on hyperlink for a pdf document)