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Bishop Library exterior in summer

The Vernon & Doris Bishop Library

Explore the Library

Search the library catalog or browse our list of databases to explore the library’s print and electronic collections.

Students, faculty, and staff can Ask a Librarian, Book a Librarian, request a study room, renew and request items, find articles, explore research guides, and more from our new internal website.

Library Hours
Summer 2024 Library Hours
  • Monday through Thursday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Friday: 8 a.m. to Noon
  • Saturday/Sunday: Closed

Special Hours

  • Wednesday, June 19 (Juneteenth): CLOSED
  • Thursday, July 4 (Independence Day)–Friday, July 5: CLOSED
Students talk outside of Bishop Library


  •  (Book-A-Librarian) available via Zoom.
  • Research questions can be answered using  via text, email, or phone.  are available 24/7.
  • requests may be placed for physical and electronic materials. Questions? Email Stacie Allison at sallison@lvc.edu.
  • : Students, faculty, and staff with a valid LVC user account can log into library computers. Printing in the library is limited to black and white copies only.
  • For faculty: to obtain information about physical reserve materials contact Becky Chanas chanas@lvc.edu.
About the Library

Bishop Library serves as the academic center of the College, providing access to physical, electronic, and digital collections, library services, and expertise, plus collaborative and quiet study spaces. Bishop Library fosters peer learning, social interaction, and academic inquiry. The Library’s physical collections total more than 180,895 items and are supplemented by hundreds of and a  (online catalog and more) to access books, eBooks and eAudio, full-text articles, images, streaming media, and more. Faculty, students, and staff can request additional resources from other libraries through our Interlibrary Loan service. Bishop Library features tech-enabled classrooms, conference, and study rooms as well as the .

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