IMC stacks


The Instructional Materials Center (IMC) is a model Pre-K – 12 school media center. We serve Appalachian students, faculty, and staff, as well as area educators and community members.

Our Services

  • Classes & Workshops

    Classes on finding and using library resources and themed workshops on special topics

  • Reference Services

    Research assistance for ASU students, faculty, and staff, as well as area educators and community members

  • Readers' Advisory

    Assistance choosing titles for all ages and reading levels

  • Faculty Consultations

    Planning classroom instruction and teaching together as well as collection support for faculty research interests and curriculum

Our Materials

  • Children’s & Young Adult Literature

    Fiction, non-fiction, picture books, biographies, etc. You can check out IMC materials.

  • Curriculum Ideas

    Curriculum and lesson planning ideas and examples

  • K–12 Textbooks

    Both N.C. state adopted and supplementary

  • Manipulatives and displays

    Posters, models, puppets, games, and more

  • Professional & Reference Collections

    Reference materials for educators as well as encyclopedias and other reference materials for children

Book Lists

Book Lists

Find books representing a specific genre, theme, or reading level, such as Graphic Novels for Middle Grades

The Idea Factory

The Idea Factory

The Idea Factory has merged with the new Belk Library Makerspace.

Virtual Tour

Virtual Tour

 Take our virtual tour to learn more about what the Instructional Materials Center has to offer.