Educational Materials Center

Welcome to the EMC!

We are the professional, cultural artifacts and fine arts library with 30,000 items available for use by educators.

In addition to books, the collection includes artifacts, exhibits, sculptures, art prints, library panels, life-size costumed figures, textiles and videos.

Ceramic pots with blue tops.
Looking for Materials?
Ways to Order
  • Call – 520-225-4783
  • Email – Education Materials Center
  • Visit  – Thomas L. Lee Instructional Resource Center, 2025 E Winsett St, Tucson, AZ 85719  (Map)
Don't know what you need?

The TUSD Resource, Textbook and Library Online Catalog page has specific catalogs of all our materials and media at our center.

Browse Our Catalog!

Take a peek at what we have to offer
Books line shelves while a skeleton hangs in the background.
A white wall is covered by a row of pictures and displays of art.
An open box with art objects sits on a row of shelves filled with neatly labelled boxes.
A curator holds two fanciful masks.
A small tapestry rests on an open drawer of a cabinet for storing many flat objects.
Manikins dressed in a variety of clothes from different cultures are displayed.