Dedicated in 2002, Hedberg Library unites print, digital, and multimedia information resources. The growing collection of resources contains 120,000 print volumes and 210,000 e-books. It also offers 90,000 streaming audio albums, 60,000 streaming videos, 160,000 e-journals and 160 databases, as well as a media and technology suite for video and audio production and a 24-hour cyber cafe.
Things look new at Carthage because they are. The College has invested more than $250 million into campus renovations and construction in the last decade.
What services are available in the library?
- Circulation Desk
- Information Desk
- Computing Help Desk
- Learning Accessibility Services and Testing Center
- Tutoring and Supplemental Instruction
- Writing Center
- Teaching Commons and Resource Center
- DVD/Blu-Ray/CD collection
- General Book Collection
- Curriculum and Children’s Collection
- Niemann Media Theater
- Classrooms 170, 172
- Conference Room 138
- Library and Information Services Administrative Offices
- Media Services
- Ask Albert (FAQ knowledgebase)
- Password Self-Service (Reset your password)
- Register to use the Carthage Network
- Request Tracker (Helpdesk email)
- Schedule an Appointment
- Search the Carthage Library Catalog
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Behind the Name
The original library on campus was called Ruthrauff Library and was located where the Clausen Center is now. Hedberg Library was built by MSR Design and was dedicated in 2002. The building is named after Donald D. Hedberg ’50, a chemist, inventor and successful entrepreneur, who challenged Carthage to create a program that would show budding entrepreneurs with science backgrounds how to succeed in business. He backed that challenge with a $1 million gift to endow a professorship for the program. That challenge led to the creation of the ScienceWorks program in 1994.
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