College of the Desert

Library Information

Address:
43-500 Monterey Avenue
Palm Desert, CA 92260
Phone:
760-773-2563
Fax:
760-568-5955
Online:
http://www.collegeofthedesert.edu/students/library/Pages/default.aspx
Region:
Desert
Integrated Library Systems (ILS):
Innovative Interfaces - Polaris
Year Main Library Built:
1996

College Information

Fall 2019 FTES:
4,637
Fall Enrollment:
31,475
District:
Desert Community College District
Other Colleges in District:
None
CCL Member:
No

Director Information

Gary Ginther
Director, Library and Learning Resources
661-362-3758
gginther@collegeofthedesert.edu
Start Date:
Reports to:
Dr. Pamela Ralston, Vice President, Student Learning
Supervises:
Library
Distance Education
Instructional Technology
Education:

BS, Ohio University, 1988
MLIS, Kent State University, 2004
MEd, Ohio University, 2015

Past Library Directors:

Char Whitaker, 1991 - 2005
Interim Directors, 2005 - 2014
Danielle Krol, 2014 - 2016

Library Faculty

Stella Baker
Librarian / Adjunct
760-346-8041 x5659
stbaker@collegeofthedesert.edu
Andrew Johnson
Librarian / Adjuct
760-346-8041 x5910
afjohnson@collegeofthedesert.edu
Deanna Rallo
Librarian / Adjunct
760-346-8041 x5480
drallo@collegeofthedesert.edu
Kerry Stern
Librarian / Adjunct
760-346-8041 x5830
kstern@collegeofthedesert.edu

Library Collection

Audiovisual Materials:
Titles:
Budget: $
Ebooks:
Titles:
Budget: $
Electronic Databases:
Budget: $7,869
Print Books:
Titles: 0
Budget: $45,000
Print Periodicals:
Titles: 21
Budget: $30,000
Special Subjects:
Winston Churchill Collection
Strengths:
Desert Collection

Library Staff

Professional (FTE):
Full-time: 3.00
Part-time: 1.00
Classified (FTE):
Full-time: 4.00
Part-time:
Annual Student Assistant Budget:
$0

Last updated August 2019


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