Charles W. & Joan S. Coker
Library-Information Technology Center


- located inside the Charles W. and Joan S. Coker Library-Information Technology Center

The Charles W. & Joan S. Coker Library-Information Technology Center opened in January 2008. The hub of academic life at the College, this state-of-the-art facility provides unparalleled access to learning and teaching resources by merging the traditional library with the educational potential of the Internet and new technology.

Located on campus between East Home Avenue and East College Avenue, the Center is named in honor of industrialist and philanthropist Charles W. Coker and his spouse, civic leader Joan S. Coker.

The total cost for the Center is $10 million for construction and landscaping, including the College’s new campus entrance, equipment, furniture, and $1 million to increase the library collection.

The 40,000-square foot, two-story facility houses a large collection of books, periodicals, musical recordings, videos, CDa, and DVDs.

Key features of the Charles W. and Joan S. Coker Library-Information Technology Center include:

 

  • Wireless computing
  • 10mb/second Internet access
  • Internal networking of 1gb/second
  • Reading rooms
  • Comfortable atrium lounges
  • Group meeting areas
  • Internet-ready workstations
  • 25-computer lab
  • Computer kiosks
  • Art Collection room
  • Curriculum Center
  • Java City cafe
  • Conference rooms
  • College archives
  • Staff offices
  • Board Room
  • Faculty Research room

click on floor plans to enlarge

 

The First Floor

The Second Floor

construction progress photos:
9-10-07 | 3-06-07 | 2-06-07 | 10-30-06
9-29-06 | 9-11-06 | 7-24-06 | 5-26-06
5-4-06 | 3-23-06
| 12-02-05
The Center was designed by Daniel Cook and Associates of Ogden, Utah, and it was being built by MB Kahn of Columbia, SC.