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Clear Springs Advanced Technology Center: Advanced Technology Center Library Services

Information about Clear Springs Advanced Technology Center Programs and Library

Clear Springs Library Services Hours

ATC 1133

Monday - Thursday
12:00pm - 5:00pm

Phone Number

Clear Springs Librarian
The ATC Librarian position is currently vacant.  Plans are in process to staff the library.  The student-use computer lab area remains open and available.  Contact 863-297-1042 for information regarding the ATC Library service.

Resources & Tools

Requesting Materials

Intercampus Borrowing:

Library books and other materials eligible for loan may be transfered to Clear Springs for you to borrow.  To request materials:

1. Using the LINCC Online Catalog, locate the record for the item you wish to borrow

2. Click on the "Available at ....." link

3. If the item is "Available" for loan, click the Request link

4. Log on using your Polk State College student ID for borrower ID (capitalize the letter) and the last four digits of that number as your PIN

5. Set Lakeland as the pick-up campus and type the word CLEAR SPRINGS in the note box

6. Click "GO" to submit your request.

It can take up to three work days to transfer materials from Winter Haven to Clear Springs.

Interlibrary Borrowing:

Polk State College students can request books and other eligble materials designated as "available" for interlibrary borrowing from any of the 28 Florida College System colleges using the LINCC Online Catalog.  Follow the instructions above to make such a request. 

For materials not located in an FCS library, consult with your Clear Springs librarian or contact the Interlibrary Loan office at the Lakeland campus during business hours at 297-1010, ext 6204.

Please note that interlibrary loan borrowers agree to follow the loan policies and procedures of the lending institution including the paying of late or lost item fees as well as procedures governing interlibrary loan at Polk State College.



Clear Springs Advanced Technology Center

The Clear Springs Advanced Technology Center, located in Bartow, is Polk State College's newest campus.  This state-of-the-art 47,000 square foot building is equipped with traditional classrooms, computer labs, and unique classrooms full of real-world materials designed for students to use in hands-on training.  

Who are our students?

Many are employees who want to update and enhance their current skills, recent high school graduates needing real-world skills for employment, and workers needing new skills to head down a new career path.

The Advanced Technology Center houses the following degree programs:

Network Systems Technology

Engineering Technology

Supply Chain Management

as well as Corporate College programs in 

Advanced Manufacturing

Contractor Safety


Professional Development

Supply Chain and Logistics

Clear Springs Advanced Technology Center Librarians


The Polk State College Advanced Technology Center is located at 310 Technology Dr., Bartow, FL 33834. The office of the Outreach Librarian is located in ATC 1133 (See the map below.)

The Polk State College Advanced Technology Center Librarians support learning and instruction by providing access to academic information resources on many subjects to faculty, staff and currently enrolled students of Polk State College.

Services include:

  • Consultation on research
  • Polk State College Database search training (group and individual instruction on how to find magazine, journal, newspaper articles, reference sources, biographical information, statistics, medical reference resources, images, and more)
  • MLA and APA citation assistance
  • Request and delivery of library materials from other campuses for our students, faculty and staff.
Outreach Librarians are available to present Information Literacy classes at the Clear Springs Campus.  Faculty should request sessions in advance to permit time for collaboration and exchange of course assignment information with the librarian.

Clear Springs Campus Location

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