|ERC Hours of Operation|
Fall and Spring Semesters*
Monday - Thurs.: 8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 4 PM
Saturday: 9 AM - 1 PM
Sunday: 1 PM - 5 PM
Summer Semester* :
Monday - Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 4 PM
Saturday & Sunday: Closed
Tuesday & Thursday: 1PM – 5PM (During Winter Break, call the ERC at (937) 775-2878 for open hours.)
The ERC is closed all holidays observed by Wright State University.
* The hours in the Media Production Lab may vary depending on classes offered in that lab. The schedule is subject to change without notice.
|Educational Resource Center
116 Allyn Hall
Wright State University
3640 Colonel Glenn Highway
Dayton, OH 45435
Fax: (937) 775-2059
Go to the Dunbar Library
Contact the Educational Resource Center
The Center provides an area for reading,
studying and small group discussion. Patrons may choose
to study independently or to meet with fellow classmates.
Occasionally, this area is reserved for class use or for
An adjacent area
is designated for accessing computers. These computer
stations are networked to provide Internet access. Patrons
are welcome to access e-mail accounts, to surf the web
or to conduct library catalog searches. These computers
are equipped with programs for preparing word or spreadsheet
documents and presentations, e.g. PowerPoint and iMovies.
Software programs from the IMC stacks may be reviewed
and evaluated on machines in this area. Documents may
be sent to an in-house laser printer at the IMC’s
circulation desk. The printing fee is 10 cents per page.
Center is a wireless computing environment. Wireless
computer access is available throughout the ERC.
types of items included in this collection are:
- research and activity books
- education and counseling journals
- faculty reserves
- picture files
- preK-12 textbooks
- educational games
- educational videos/DVDsli>
Restricted-use items requiring special
permission from a faculty member of the College of Education
and Human Services include:
items, including professor reserves, are housed behind
the circulation desk. These have user restrictions.
Depending on the item, materials may circulate for two hours
in-house or up to 7 days off-site.
Circulation periods are predetermined. Faculty members
must complete the necessary paperwork to have an item
placed on reserve. (download
Items designated for "in-house
use only" must stay in the Center.
in the print and non-print general collections may be
used in-house by anyone. These items may circulate outside
the Center to students, faculty, and staff with a current
WSU photo ID/Wright1 card.
majority of items in the general collection circulate
for seven days.
items may have user restrictions, i.e. standardized
tests and media equipment.
Paul Laurence Dunbar Library community borrowers and OhioLink patrons (including walk-ins) are granted borrowing privileges. Restrictions may be applicable to items borrowed. Proper identification is required (download reserve form).
One-week renewals are possible with
a maximum of two renewals per item. Renewals are not
automatic. They are not guaranteed as another patron
may have a request for the item.
Patrons may opt to renew in person,
online, or by telephone.
Fines are assessed for late, lost,
and/or damaged materials. Processing and billing fees
are accessed when an item must be replaced due to loss
or damage. A billing fee is incurred for excessively
Exams Study Guides
Praxis offers 3 catagories of assessment:
Praxis I: Academic Skills Assessments
for those entering teacher-training programs.
Praxis II: Subject Assessments –
for licensure for entering the teaching profession.
ETS Praxis website
for more details.)
Housed within the Center are teaching materials donated by the Dayton Holocaust Resource Center. This nationally recognized collection of Holocaust teaching materials, i.e. books, curriculum guides, videos and education files, is one of the most extensive collections of its kind in the Midwest. These items are available for local checkout or may be requested through OhioLink.
Of special interest, Faces of the Holocaust, is a unique series of videos produced at Wright State University. Each video is done in an interview format. Some interviews are eyewitness accounts told by survivors or observers. Other stories are told by descendents of survivors. Some are first-hand reports by liberators and by protectors of Holocaust Jews.