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   ONE OF THE LARGEST PRIVATE LEARNING RESOURCE CENTERS IN SOUTHEAST EUROPE

 

   The Bissell Library American College of Thessaloniki opened in the fall of 2002 and is one of the largest English language libraries in Greece.  
   The three-level, 4,500-square meter library is one of the largest private learning resource centers in Southeast Europe. The Bissell Library offers
   a collection of over 26,100 books in print, 130,000 electronic books, DVDs and other media which can be searched using the online catalog.  
   The library collection’s strengths include business, international relations, politics and Balkan Studies.

The Bissell Library offers online and print periodicals and access to over 20 databases including over 42,000 full-text scholarly journals, magazines and newspapers to support inquiry and research. Convenient “24/7” on site and remote access to the library databases is available to currently enrolled students via a campus remote desktop connection and network profile log on.

The Library building is Wi-Fi enabled and network ports are available for laptops. The two floors of the Bissell Library include reading and study space for 250 users with student group study rooms, and computers accessible to enrolled students, alumni, and current Bissell Library members. 

The library features a Bibliographic Instruction lab with individual student computers, an interactive whiteboard and projection system and Web access for library orientations, information literacy and ACT courses.The ACT Writing and Learning Center is located on the upper floor of the Library. The Stavros S. Niarchos Technology Center is located on the basement level of the Library and includes computer teaching laboratories, a multimedia center and lab, two viewing rooms, a Web and teleconferencing center, and the Systems Administration headquarters.

 

       

       
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