Catalog 2022-2023 
    
    Jul 15, 2024  
Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Learning Commons


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Locations:

Greeley Campus
Student Commons - Second Floor

Computer Lab 
970.339.6541

Kiefer Library and Tutoring Services
970.339.6458

Computer lab, library services, and some limited tutoring and testing services are also available at the following locations:

Fort Lupton Campus
Prairie, Room 107 
303.718.5905

Loveland Campus
Room 105
970.667.4611, ext. 3304

Windsor Campus
PSI, Room 110
970.378.3520

For additional information and hours of operation, please visit our website: http://www.aims.edu/learning-commons/.

Please note: Not all services are located on all campuses.

Staff:

Director, Learning Commons:

Doug Strauss, 970.339.6503

Program Coordinator, Learning Commons:

Mary Love, 970.339.6465

 

The Learning Commons provides numerous services to students and faculty in support of their educational goals and objectives. Located in Student Commons, this area includes the Computer Learning Lab, Library Services, and Tutoring Services. The friendly and welcoming atmosphere fosters learning, independent study, and collaborative effort to support student success. Here you will find open-use computers, the library collection, and tutoring assistance. We also have wireless internet access, charging stations, group study areas, individual work space, and casual seating. Knowledgeable staff have expertise in academic, library, and technical areas.

Free-to-Student (F2S) Services in the Learning Commons include:

  • Large number of PC and Mac computers loaded with current software 
  • Large physical collection of books, DVDs, CDs, and learning aids available for checkout 
  • NOOK readers, loaded with e-books, available for checkout to students, faculty and staff
  • Laptop computers and iPads available for checkout to students
  • ​Unlimited computer time (depending on open hours and availability)
  • Fast Internet connection and wireless capability
  • Charging stations throughout the space
  • Copiers, scanners, and printers for general use
  • Curriculum support across disciplines, including CIS, Business Technology, AutoCAD, Graphics Technology, and various programming languages
  • Tutoring by appointments available in math, accounting, writing, reading, and some science 
  • Study skills sessions and workshops available to provide techniques and tips, useful in all course work
  • Ability to work one-on-one with a librarian for a research session
  • ​Ability to make online appointments for a library research session
  • ​Library research workshops offered throughout the semester
  • 24/7 on- and off-campus access to:
    •  full-text online academic articles and databases
    • over 180,000 full-text eBooks titles
    • high quality research information through subject-specific Research Guides
    • virtual chat reference assistance through Ask Academic
  • 24/7 online and mobile access to dozens of full-text eMagazines through Flipster
  • Remote access to electronic library materials available at https://proxy1.aims.edu:2443/login
  • Course textbooks for most high-enrollment classes available at all campuses 
  • Test proctoring by appointment at Fort Lupton, Loveland, and Windsor campuses