Students using resources at the Learning Center

Library Services and The Learning Lab

The Fred L. Mathews Library is a one-stop site for students' learning needs. Located in the Mathews Library are Library Services and The Learning Lab.

Library Services provides students access to books, movies, music, computers and printers in addition to an online library catalog, databases, scholarly and popular materials, study rooms and interlibrary loans. SMC students and employees may check out materials using their SMC ID.

Through The Learning Lab, located in the Fred L. Mathews Library and on the Niles campus, students may receive free tutoring and writing assistance for a variety of subjects. Students may also learn test-taking and study skills, receive resume assistance, and get other helpful tips to help them succeed at SMC.

Students in Niles may also request library resources be sent to the Niles Campus for pick-up in The Learning Lab, giving them full access to library resources.

Contact Information

Fred L. Mathews Library

800-456-8675, ext. 1339

The Learning Lab

Niles: 800-456-8675, ext. 3001

Dowagiac: 800-456-8675, ext. 1339