Instructional Media Center - Library Services

Library Services

West Chester University

25 West Rosedale Avenue
West Chester, PA 19383
Phone: 610-430-4400
Fax: 610-738-0554
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Instructional Media Center

Contact Information:
Telephone: 610.436.3395
FHG Library, 1st Floor

Trish Lenkowski, Education & IMC Librarian


The Instructional Media Center includes the curriculum collection of K-12 textbooks and other teacher education resources. The IMC is also home to the library’s DVD and VHS media collections as well as equipment for loan and production services.

Holdings and Access: Unless otherwise noted, all items are listed in the PILOT library catalog.

Hours: See Hours page

Reserves: New! We have a new online form for faculty to request that IMC materials be placed on reserve: IMC Reserves Submission Form 

Print Collections

  • Textbooks: Student and teacher editions and teacher resources books for use in grades K–12.
  • Curriculum Guides / Syllabi: Current guides to curriculum and additional resources for teachers, and historical guides from local school districts.
  • Jackdaws: Facsimile documents relating to historical events.
  • Big Books: Large format children’s books.

Media Collections

  • DVD and VHS films: Includes documentaries, feature films, foreign movies, and movies for children.
  • Kits: Teaching materials for classroom use.
  • Poster Sets: Study prints on a wide variety of topics. Not listed in the library's catalog–title and subject lists are available.
  • Posters: Individual posters organized by broad subject categories. Not listed in the library's catalog.
  • Math Lab: A variety of math manipulatives and other resources for teaching mathematics.
  • Audio Recordings: Cassettes and sound recordings (LP discs) are available on various subjects.

Equipment: With the exception of laptops, equipment loans are for three (3) days.

  • Laptop Computers (in library use only)
  • Camcorders and Flip cameras
  • Digital Cameras
  • Tripods
  • Projectors and screens
  • Audio recorders
  • Headphones

Services: (Self-Serve)

  • Ellison/AccuCut dies: hundreds of shapes and designs, and three alphabets available. Bring your own paper.
  • Flatbed Scanner: To scan documents and photos. Computer has Internet connection but is not connected to a printer.
  • FLASH print station: Two computers available for printing only. Double-sided printing available.

Production Services: See details and pricing.


  • Assistance is available at the IMC Help Desk during IMC hours.
  • Media, reserve items, equipment, and production services are available only during IMC hours.
  • The IMC book collection is available whenever the library is open. To borrow books after IMC hours, take them to the 2nd floor Circulation Desk.

Page updated 13-Sep-2015