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Library & Learning Resource CenterWelcome to your SOWELA Library! As a 21st century, state-of-the-art library, we provide access to information in various formats. Traditional print books, periodicals, and DVDs are available, as well as, electronic articles, ebooks, and digital photos. Access to resources is available from off campus and through mobile apps.

Students are encouraged to visit the Library which is located in the Arts & Humanities Building. Additional resource information can be obtained by calling (337) 421-6530, emailing the reference desk, or accessing the resources on the library's webpage.

SOWELA Technical Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, disability, or age in its programs and activities. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies:

ADA Officer:
Ms. Christine Collins

3850 Sen. J. Bennett Johnston Ave.

Lake Charles, LA 70615

(337) 421-6969

(800) 256-0483

To learn more about the College's ADA policy and how to access ADA services, see the Disability Services page. Students are encouraged to visit the Student Success Center in the Magnolia Building or call (337) 421-6576.

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Students who are accessing information off campus will be required to log in. To do so, please enter the following information:

USERID: Type in your Student ID, which is your L number. It can be found in LoLA, on your Student ID card, or obtained at the library helpdesk.

PIN: Type in your birthdate (MMDDYY). Example: If you are born on June 18, 1997, your PIN would be 061897.

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