Instructional Materials Collection
The Instructional Materials Collection (IMC) supports the subject discipline methods courses for teacher preparation as well as the instructional programs and research needs of the faculty and students in the College of Education. These materials include children's and young adult literature and a selection of Pre-K - 12 classroom curricular materials.
The Instructional Materials Collection is housed in two areas of the library. The juvenile literature collection is adjacent to other education related materials on the 3rd floor starting with the shelving prefix of "AWARD" or "LZ" . The Award Range includes the following, Newbery Medal, Caldecott Medal, Coretta Scott King, Georgia Children’s Book, Georgia Children's Picture Storybook and Pura Belpré. Big books are located in the Big Book bins following the LZs on 3rd floor. The teaching materials collection, an extensive array of supporting curricular aids, kits and educational games can be found on 2nd floor in Room 2609 to assist students and teachers in practicing classroom instruction. Request puppets at the 2nd floor Circulation desk.
Selecting "Advanced Search" in the navigation menu bar at the top of the GIL-FIND@VSU Odum Library Catalog leads to a page with several possible search limits including all of the following locations:
- IMC - Instructional Materials Collection - (All Instructional Materials, both the 3rd floor "LZ" Juvenile Literature and 2nd floor Room 2609 Teaching Materials)
- IMC - Juvenile Collection - (All Juvenile collections, including the Award Range and Big Books)
- IMC - Juvenile Collection - Award Range
- IMC - Juvenile Collection - Big Books
- IMC - Teaching Materials Collection - 2nd floor Room 2609
- IMC - Teaching Materials Collection -Puppets - Request at the 2nd floor Circulation Desk