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Cookeville, Springfield, and Livingston Library Sites: Hours and Services

Resources for the campus library sites at Highland Crest in Springfield, Livingston, and Cookeville.

Welcome!

Information about the library specialists and library hours for each site is listed below. If you have any additional questions or problems accessing any of the content in this guide, please contact the Gallatin campus library at 615-230-3400 or librarian@volstate.edu; additional contact information is available here. To access the library's website, go to volstate.edu/library or access the library directly from eLearn using the Library Resources & Support box in every course and on your homepage.

Cookeville Higher Education Center

Cookeville Higher Education Campus (CHEC) library features an open computer lab in Room 206; see here for lab information. Please call the CHEC library's main line at 931-520-0551 ext. 4650 for general questions.

Library specialist hours during for the Fall semester until further notice:

  • Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

John Hitchcock, Upper Cumberland Library Specialist: john.hitchcock@volstate.edu

CHEC "Campus Campaign" visits by Gallatin Library's Director or Coordinator of Library Services will be held on these dates:

  • 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM on the following dates: Sept. 11, 16, 23, and 30; Oct. 9

Research consultation appointments can be made with the Upper Cumberland library specialists outside of designated hours for in-person services. Virtual research consultations can be made by appointment with librarians at the main library in Gallatin; they will be held via Zoom web conference software.

Research assistance is *always* available: 24/7 via chat and text (615-956-2275).

Library instruction services are provided: faculty, please contact the John Hitchcock, Upper Cumberland library specialist, to schedule a session.

  • 931-823-7065 (X5247) or toll-free at 800-563-8220 (ask to be connected to the library)
  • john.hitchcock@volstate.edu

Thigpen Library is currently in the process of hiring a full time Librarian to serve the Upper Cumberland and to be based at CHEC.

Please contact Thigpen Library in Gallatin via phone, email, or 24/7 chat and text services to obtain assistance. Visit Livingston campus for in-person services.

Highland Crest at Springfield

The Vol State at Highland Crest in Springfield Library is located in Room 231 and incorporates a computer lab; see here for computer lab information.

Library specialist hours during Fall semester:

  • Monday: 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Additional hours after Fall Break (Oct. 16 - Dec. 12):

  • Tuesday and Thursday: 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

If a library specialist is not present, Highland Crest students are encouraged to contact the main library using the Ask a Librarian information.

Zack Pentecost

615-433-7030; then ask for extension 7018

zachary.pentecost@volstate.edu

Highland Crest library specialists are on-site approximately 25 hours per week in fall and spring to assist with class assignments and library resources. The library specialists' hours above may change due to staffing and student needs. Research appointments may also be made with an individual library specialist outside of those designated hours or virtual reference appointments can be made with librarians at the main library.

Library instruction services are provided: faculty, please contact a library specialist to schedule a session.

Livingston

The Livingston library is located in Room 103 and incorporates a computer lab; see here for computer lab information.

Library specialist hours for the Fall and Spring semesters:

  • Monday & Wednesday & Thursday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Your Livingston library specialist is John Hitchcock. He can be reached at 931-823-7065 (X5247) or toll-free at 800-563-8220 (ask to be connected to the library). The library specialist's hours above may change due to staffing and student needs. Research appointments may also be made with a library specialist outside of those designated hours or virtual reference appointments can be made with librarians at the main library..

If a library specialist is not present, Livingston students are encouraged to contact the main library using the Ask a Librarian information.

Library instruction services are provided: faculty, please contact the library specialist to schedule a session.

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John Hitchcock (john.hitchcock@volstate.edu)

931-823-7065 ext. 5247

Ask a Librarian

 Stop by the ASK desk at your campus library
 Call 615-230-3400
 Text 615-956-2275
 Email librarian@volstate.edu for research assistance
 Email circulation@volstate.edu with other library questions
 Meet with us by requesting a Research Consultation Appointment
  Chat 24/7