McElveen ILC

WAMcElveenOur Mission: to provide a technology information center for mission and education essential to accomplish the Air Force mission; connecting units to specific, relevant courses and resources, increase productivity and fulfill training requirements. McElveen Library Information & Learning Center (ILC) seeks to is provide quality service to all patrons. Its goal is to provide a safe, studious and pleasant environment conducive to lifelong learning.

McElveen Library ILC is a full media resource center providing resources in a large variety of areas and different mediums. The McElveen Library ILC has been enhancing the literary collection with digital books and more. In a digital age, it is easier than ever to provide premium content to our patrons "online." The goals are to keep the library open 24/7, lend popular and classic eBooks, audiobooks, and establish interactive multimedia with tablets and with other electronic reading devices through Overdrive. Some of our other plans include creating individual or small group multi-purpose rooms that can be used for study, expanding our technological offerings to better suit the needs of an ever-changing Air Force, and a variety of other changes designed to make the library a more effective Information Learning Center.

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Currently McElveen Library ILC offers the following for use by Active Duty members and their familes, retirees, and active DoD civilians. Stop on by and register at the circulation desk to access all the McElveen Library ILC offers! 

*CLEP, DANTES, AFOQT, ASVAB, and CSAF materials available for check out. Online resources, such as Peterson’s and LearningExpress Library, are available for testing, practice, study, etc.
*Three reference computer areas, complete with 20 desktop computers available for patrons, 2 online printers, and free WIFI to use with personal laptops, smart phones, tablets, etc.
*In class language courses (including Spanish, Russian, German, Korean, Japanese, and Mandarin). *IMPORTANT: Please call circulation desk at (803)895-4518 to find out current schedule of classes. The Library also has language kits including Rosetta Stone and Pimsleur, and Transparent Language and Fluenz online resources.
*Quiet study areas with space for laptops and three spacious lounge/seating areas for patrons to use.
*Two flat screen TVs complete with Time Warner Cable access (e.g. CNN, MSN, etc), updates from “What’s Happening in Air Force Libraries.”
*Activity/conference room complete with overhead projection and net meeting capabilities. Conference room doubles as a computer lab for classes or individual use. Room includes Smart Board and white board. Can seat 12-15 comfortably.


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McElveen Library (ILC)
400 Shaw Drive

Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Closed Sundays and Holidays

Phone: (803) 895-4518   
Fax: (803) 895-3961
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