ALERT: Information on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Distance Learning

  • Distance learners can use library resources through the Library's Web Page. The catalog and all databases to which the library subscribes are available online anywhere on campus and off campus.
  • Off-Campus Access: For off-campus access, login into MyLSCPA using your assigned username and password and click on My Library.
  • Find Books/Media: Distance learners can use the Library Catalog to find books or other materials. Help tips for finding books is available on the website.
  • Find Articles: Distance learners can search for articles online.
  • Borrow Materials: As a distance student, you can request items to be mailed. Please note that you will be responsible for the cost of returning the item and any overdue and lost fines. Distance learners may borrow materials not available at the Gates Memorial Library through the Interlibrary Loan (ILL) service, using Interlibrary Loan Request form.
  • TexShare Card: Students, faculty and staff can apply for the TexShare Card that lets you borrow books and other physical materials from more than 500 libraries across the state.
If you need further assistance, please call 409 984 6220, come in person or online Chat with a Librarian.

Gates Memorial Library, Lamar State College, 317 Stilwell Blvd., Port Arthur, TX