Instructional Resource Center (IRC)

Introduction

The Instructional Resource Center (IRC) is located in Zimmerman Hall - Room 204 and includes:

  • Curriculum Collection
  • Educational Technology Computer Lab
  • Media Equipment
  • Other Miscellaneous Services

Staff

IRC Supervisor, Day: Wanda Harris

The Curriculum Collection, searchable from the Online Public Catalog, consists of a variety of materials related to curriculum planning and development, lesson plans and teaching activities. The collection is designed for use by elementary and secondary education majors to support the needs of teacher education. Including: an assortment of Resource Books, Children, Junior, Youth and Big Books. Circulation is limited to Evangel University students, faculty and staff. Materials may be returned to either the main circulation desk or the IRC.

Hours of Operation

Fall & Spring Semesters

Monday – Thursday 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Summer 2017 School Session 1

Monday – Thursday 8:30 a.m. – Noon

Summer 2017 School Session 2

As needed, please contact the Library

Exceptions - Library hours are adjusted for breaks and holidays and will be posted by the doors in advance. If classes are canceled due to inclement weather, the IRC will be open if possible, although the opening time may be delayed until staff can arrive.

Computers

The Educational Technology Computer Lab in the IRC is designed for the use of patrons wishing to create classroom presentations. We define classroom presentations as projects that will be used as an aid for students who are presenting an audio or visual presentation to the entire class. It also serves as a lab for students in the Educational Technology classes. The computers are not intended for Internet browsing or word-processing. Available software includes PowerPoint for classroom preparation and other software for creating graphics and burning CDs.

Workstation(s): 20, 10 Canon Scanners, 20 DVD Burners, Color Printer

Software:

  • Microsoft Office 2013
  • Windows Movie Maker
  • Internet Explorer
  • Grade Quick
  • The Print Shop 22
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements 11
  • Adobe Premiere Elements 11

Equipment

Media equipment for academic use can be obtained through Conference Services (EMS), ext. 7981 or by coming in the IRC. Instructors and staff members should check with the IRC supervisor for available equipment and usage policies. This includes a large selection of videos and DVDs on various subjects for faculty checkout, although they are available for viewing by all patrons within the IRC itself.

Other Services

  • Color Printer
  • Classroom Video Tapes and DVDs for faculty checkout only, though students may view these in the IRC itself.
  • Ellison Die Cuts for bulletin board projects.
  • Laminating Desktop lamination using laminate pouches are charged based on pouch size;  $0.50, $0.75 or $1.00 per pouch. Lamination by the roll; charges are $0.10 per inch with a minimum charge of $1.20 and items may be dropped off to be laminated at scheduled times. Pouches are also available at varying prices per size.

Laminating Schedule

  • By appointment only.