Cochise College

CATALOG 2014-15

Libraries /Instructional Media Services

The Cochise College Library/IMS system consists of the Charles Di Peso Library on the Douglas Campus and the Andrea Cracchiolo Library on the Sierra Vista Campus. Many library services and resources are also available online at www.cochise.edu/library.

The libraries house an academic collection of more than 74,000 books and periodicals and more than 8,600 media items, including audiobooks, music CDs and DVDs. They also offer a variety of databases that provide access to more than 10,000 magazines and academic journals. The libraries’ e-book collection contains over 34,000 titles covering a broad range of subject areas. The digital database, Films on Demand, provides streaming access to thousands of educational videos. Each library also has photocopiers, computers and laptops for student access.

The Instructional Media Services (IMS) department provides a wide range of instructional media equipment and software for classroom use and for college events. IMS also manages the interactive instructional television (ITV) classrooms for the district.

The Library/IMS staff is dedicated to enhancing learning opportunities, increasing information literacy, and meeting the educational needs of Cochise College students, faculty, staff and the general public. The libraries combine traditional library services with information technologies to assist students in successfully navigating the expanding world of information.