About the CRC's Collections
The Curriculum Resource Center, which comprises the Frances F. Povsic Collection, primarily supports the College of Education and Human Development in their preparation of future educators by providing access to children’s and young adult literature, textbooks, and practical teaching resources appropriate for pre-Kindergarten through twelfth grade.
The CRC has the aforementioned collections as well as the following Special Collections:
The CRC was the brainchild of Frances F. Povsic, the Head Librarian from 1973-1990. Read more about her on the Frances F. Povsic Collection web page.
Circulation of Materials
Periodicals and most books, except Open Reference, can be checked out for three weeks at the Circulation desk on the first floor of Jerome Library. They should be returned to the first floor Circulation Desk as well. All other non-book materials located in the CRC multimedia room, can be checked out at the CRC Reference/Circulation Desk for three weeks and they must be returned to the CRC. Ready reference activity books can be used in house,checked out for two hours, or overnight.
|Item||Length of Time|
(Online renewal is available for most items)
|Children's Magazines||3 weeks|
|Literature for Children and Young Adults||3 weeks|
|Multimedia (i.e. teaching kits, puppets)||3 weeks|
|Pop-Up Books||3 weeks|
|Picture File||3 weeks|
|CRC Reserves||2 hours or 72 hours|
|OAE SECRETS Study Guides||168 hours|
|Open Reference||Library Use Only|
|Ready Reference||3 weeks|