Welcome the the IRC!
The Instructional Resource Center, or IRC, is located on the second floor of Ashland University Library. Its collection, Library of Congress Classification L - education, juvenile and young adult literature and the IRC collections, support the teaching programs and curriculum of the Dwight Schar College of Education.
Browse our extensive juvenile collection featuring board books, picture books, juvenile fiction and non-fiction, big books, chapter books, graphic novels, young adult fiction and non-fiction and leveled book kits. Take time to explore the new book area for titles recently added to the juvenile collection.
The IRC circulating collection includes K-12 curriculum textbooks, activity books, and K-12 supplemental curriculum resources of manipulative kits, software, audio books, posters, and maps.
Available IRC technology resources include network computers, scanners, both print quota and color printing. The IRC is self-service work area for Ashland University students, faculty and staff. We offer laminating, binding, button makers, and Ellison Die Cut Machines with an extensive library of dies. Be sure to visit our Pinterest site to view our full collection of Ellison dies. For students working in the IRC, A selection of materials and supplies are available for purchase. Need help? Be sure to ask the curriculum librarian or an IRC student worker.
The IRC collection is available in the Ashland University Library catalog; tips for locating specific collection items in the catalog may be found in the IRC LibGuides and IRC FAQs pages.