2022-2023 Catalog

Library Services

Georgia Northwestern Technical College libraries provide students, faculty, and staff with reference materials for in-house use, items for check-out, access to technology and electronic resources, and research instruction and/or assistance. Each campus of GNTC has a library facility and qualified librarians and staff to assist users.

Library holdings are in excess of 75,000 items. Library materials include books, audio-books, e-books, CD-ROMs, DVDs, streaming video, as well as newspapers and journals to support all GNTC programs of study. Library computers provide access to software applications, the Internet, the library online catalog, and a vast array of electronic resources via GALILEO (GeorgiA LIbrary LEarning Online) and other privately licensed databases. These resources are available online at http://gntc.libguides.com/library.

Library Services provides wireless internet access for students to use with their own laptop computers or with laptop computers available for checkout and use in the library. Other equipment available in the library includes desktop computers, LED TV’s with DVD players, laminators, digital cameras, digital video recorders, LCD projectors, and photocopiers. Library staff provide library instruction in addition to computer and reference assistance.

Interlibrary loan services (borrowing library materials worldwide) are available to all faculty, staff, and students at no charge. GNTC faculty, staff, and students have reciprocal borrowing privileges with Berry College, Shorter University, Dalton State College, Covenant College, and Georgia Highlands College libraries.