The John H. Esch Library is dedicated to supporting student learning as well as the professional development and research needs of Lakeland's faculty and staff.
Lakeland students, faculty, and staff are eligible to check out materials in the library and to access the library's online offerings. Materials such as a print book collection consisting of approximately 71,000 items, 61+ research databases, 300+ video/DVD collection, an 18 station computer lab, and study rooms are available during Library hours which are free to students & faculty. Library staff prides itself on its customer focus, and we look forward to helping you with your research needs.
Fall & Spring Semester Hours:
|Monday - Thursday||7:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.|
|Friday||7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m|
|Saturday||Noon - 5 p.m.|
|Sunday||Noon - 10 p.m.|
Hours for Thanksgiving Week and Last Week of Classes
Nov. 23, Monday 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Nov. 24, Tuesday 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Nov. 25, Wednesday 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Nov. 26-28, Thurs. - Sat. Closed
Nov. 29, Sunday 3 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Nov. 30 - Dec. 3, Mon. - Thurs. 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Dec. 4, Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Summer Hours (June-August):
|Monday / Wednesday / Friday||8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.|
|Tuesday - Thursday||8 a.m. - 8 p.m.|
|Saturday - Sunday||Closed|
For additional citation examples and guidelines, consult the following resources:
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Here is a list of the library's most frequently answered questions. Feel free to browse the list or jump to a specific word by following these directions. Simultaneously click the control key and the F key for PCs or Cmnd key and the F key for MACs. In the find box that opens, enter a key term from your question and hit the enter key. The computer will jump to that word in the text. The word will be highlighted.