Logan University Learning Resources Center
The mission of the Learning Resources Center is to provide resources and services that support the institution’s needs including student learning, effective teaching, in addition to research, and patient care according to the mission, vision and values of Logan University.
The LRC houses the Library, the Computer Lab, and the Idea Room, and is centrally located on the first floor of the Administration Center. To view a calendar of the LRC's operating hours, please click here.
Group and individual study facilities are available, including separate rooms furnished with computers and media equipment. Two rooms are designed to accommodate gross anatomy students and others who wish to utilize the various anatomical models and charts. Also featured is a spacious reading area allowing individuals a location to peruse the current journals issues and read in a more relaxed environment.
Library staff members are available for assistance. Research and general assistance are available in person, by phone, email, text, or chat.
Renovated in 2004, the LRC provides a collection of approximately 12,600 volumes of books and over 120,000 eBooks. The LRC also includes print and/or electronic access to over 80 individual journal subscriptions, nearly 30 online citation databases providing access to 27,900 electronic journals, many of them full-text, and almost 1,500 items in the media collection. In addition, an outstanding collection of over 700 natural and synthetic bones, models, and laminated charts are available. Publications from state and other chiropractic organizations and associations are also included in the collection. To help library patrons use these resources, the LRC provides access to over 60 web-based research guides that provide research assistance by subject.
Logan’s electronic resources including databases, journal subscriptions, ebooks, online catalog as well as research guides are all accessible from the library’s website. To access electronic resources from off-campus, a valid Logan email login is required. Visit our Off-Campus Guide to Library Resources for more details.
Computer and Printing Services
The Student Computer Lab, with more than 80 computer workstations located on both floors of the LRC, offers both wired and wireless Internet access and a variety of software programs.
Papercut, a print management software application, allows library users to print from the 7 printers or two photocopy machines in the LRC. To print, a user must log in via the Papercut client.
Priority use of the Student Computer Lab computers is given to students working on class projects, reports, and research. To ensure that the computers are working properly and available for student educational needs, all Logan users are required to acknowledge the Acceptable Use Policy.
Computer Lab attendants are stationed in the Computer Lab to assist with computer and printer/copier questions and problems.
The LRC services the needs of Logan students, faculty, staff, administration, alumni, practicing doctors, and other members of the community in need of library services.
Students, faculty, staff, and administration have full access to the Logan catalog, databases, and services offered by the LRC.
A valid Logan ID, government issued ID or student ID number is required for all circulation transactions.
Fines, fees and replacement costs
All users are sent a courtesy reminder by e-mail prior to the due date but are ultimately responsible for renewing items prior to due date. All users are responsible for fines, fees, and replacement costs for overdue, lost, or damaged materials.
Books, Journals, and Media are renewable online or in person, unless the item is on hold for another patron.
Please also visit our policies pages for faculty/staff and alumni/field doctors.
Loan periods and Fines
Books & Journals - 14 Day Loan Period
Fines are $.10 per day (first five days), $.25 per day (after five days),
$1.00 per day (when item has been recalled).
Media - 7 Day Loan Period
Fines are $2.50 per day.
Bones & Models - Due next school day morning by 9:00am.
Bones & Models are not renewable online but may presented in person for renewal.
Fines are $1.00 per hour, or fraction of an hour, per item, $5.00 per day maximum.
iPads & Chargers - Due by library close on the same day.
iPad fines are $25.00 per day, each item.
Chargers are $5.00 per day, each item.
Reserves - Library Use Only
Fines are $25.00 per item upon removal from LRC, plus $25.00 each day.
Reference -Library Use Only
Damaged and Lost Materials
Damaged/lost materials should be reported promptly. Replacement charges are assessed at the current list price of the library-preferred edition, as determined by the library, plus a $10/item processing fee. Upon payment, lost items will be considered property of the borrower.
General LRC Use Policies
1. Dress in the LRC must conform to the Dress Code in the Student Handbook.
2. Food, coolers, smoking, and the use of tobacco products are prohibited in the LRC.
3. Cell phones should be turned to silent and conversations should be taken outside the LRC.
4. Noise should be kept to a minimum. Please respect the needs of those studying around you.
5. In order to maintain an atmosphere conducive to study, individuals are discouraged from bringing children aged six or under into the LRC.
6. Copyright Law prohibits unauthorized copying/duplicating/format changing of A-V materials.
7. Personal items are the responsibility of the owner. Students are encouraged to secure such items in their lockers. LRC personnel are not responsible for personal items brought into the LRC.
8. Safety and fire regulations forbid lingering or sitting on the staircase.
9. Animals, with the exception of trained assistance or guide dogs, are not allowed in the LRC.
10. Running, skating, and activities that may be deemed reckless are prohibited in the LRC.
11. Bicycles, skateboards, in-line skates, and scooters (except to aid those with a disability) are not allowed in the LRC.
12. Posters/flyers may not be attached to LRC windows, walls or furnishings, internally or externally, nor distributed within the facility unless authorized by the Director of the LRC.
13. The LRC does not cash checks. Change, up to $20.00, is available at the Circulation Desk.
14. LRC rules are designed to promote an atmosphere conducive to learning and research and to protect individuals and collections.
Interlibrary Loan / Reciprocal Borrowing
The library is an active member of the Missouri Bibliographic Information User System (MOBIUS). The network is comprised of over 70 college, university and public libraries in the state of Missouri, and provides Internet access to the online catalogs of each of the libraries. Through MOBIUS, Logan students and faculty/staff can borrow books from any of the participating libraries. Logan patrons have the capability of checking their library account, placing holds, and renewing materials via the Logan online catalog. The catalog is accessible from any Internet computer, on or off campus.
Additionally, but separate from MOBIUS and Logan’s local catalog, an efficient interlibrary loan program offers members of the Logan community access to books, within and beyond Missouri libraries, and photocopies of articles that are not available in the Logan collection.
Visit our Interlibrary Loan page for more details on how to order items.
Reference Services Policy
LRC faculty offers a variety of services to meet the informational and instructional needs of library users. The reference librarian will provide general information concerning the library's resources, collections, and services, as well as specific aid in clarifying queries and locating information, by: assisting users in finding information, in learning how to locate information on their own, in providing a fee-based literature search service for patrons who do not have access to Logan’s resources.
Books and media will be accepted for donation to the Logan University LRC. All materials will be evaluated for inclusion in either the circulating or archival collections. Any material not accepted will be offered to students, faculty, and staff. Only select media will be accepted. The LRC no longer acquires cassettes or VHS tapes and these will not be accepted as donations. Papers, photographs, and documents relating to Logan history or graduates will be evaluated for inclusion in the Logan Archives. No realia (e.g. adjusting tables, plaques, chiropractic instruments, etc.) will be accepted into the archives. All items become the property of Logan University and no items will be returned to the donor. The LRC will acknowledge receipt of donated items but is unable to set fair market or appraisal values. For further questions, please contact Logan Cataloger/Archivist.