Information and Technology infrastructure facilities at LC are outstanding, with a computer ratio of 1:3. Students have access to computers in virtually all classrooms, in the College Library and in our computer labs at gazetted times. All students are provided with an account to help facilitate the increasing need to access online material for educational purposes.
Launceston College has a large library of over 1000 square metres, over 80student computers in a supervised area, 7 group study rooms, a large silent study area, all of which are available between 8am and 4.30 pm each school day. The large library collection of 26,000 texts, 5000 novels, 6000 dvd's and videos, 8000 issues of periodicals etc., is regularly updated for for relevance, and students can borrow up to 10 items at a time.
Friendly library staff help students with finding material in this library and from other libraries, as well as other services such as downloading and printing of photos, scanning, resources and emailing them to students, help in using video cameras and other equipment, laminating and binding of student work, colour printing, production of large graphic art and photography work for exam folios.
The library has the Clickview online video system which delivers programs to any computer in the college. The library homepage has links to Electric Library and Newscan databases as well as the Studyskills program. In all, a 'one-stop shop' for student study. The first aid centre is also in the library, so we look after students physically as well as trying to satisfy their research needs!