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    GC Online Library

    Welcome to your guide to GC Library's online resources. This guide is designed to help students at a distance or taking online courses to locate and use GC Library's online resources and research tools. This guide is also designed to help faculty and staff become more familiar with online library resources and services to help our students be successful in their research and use of the library.

    This guide will help you get started with research and familiarize you with library resources available to you online.

    The resources below are available online 24 hours a day/7 days a week to all current GC students, faculty, and staff.  You will be prompted to log in with your current GC ID and password. Please see the How to Access Online Resources for more information.

    Online Research Starters

    Find Articles

    Find Books

    Find eBooks

    • The library has hundreds of thousands of eBooks available through our eBooks Collections:
      • Academic eBook Collection-This multidisciplinary collection includes thousands of e-books covering a large selection of academic subjects and features e-books from leading publishers and university presses.
      • Nursing eBook Collection-From clinical guides and evidence-based practice manuals to practical handbooks and professional growth titles, this collection provides researchers the information they need to provide outstanding care.
      • EBSCO eBooks-EBSCO eBooks has more than 27,000 eBooks are available 24/7 for browsing, searching, and virtual check-out. This TexShare eBook collection includes titles from the world's leading business, technology, trade, reference, academic, and scholarly publishers.
      • eBook Central-eBook Central is a collection of scholarly eBooks from leading publishers. It covers the arts, business, education, health & medicine, history, law, literature & language, religion & philosophy, science & technology, and the social sciences.
      • View a complete list of our eBook Collections.  

    Interlibrary Loan (ILL) and TexShare Card

    • Students, faculty, and staff can use the Interlibrary Loan (ILL) service to request books and journal articles that are not available at our library. Please see the Interlibrary Loan (ILL) and TexShare Card page for more information about Interlibrary Loans and the TexShare Card.  

    Research Tutorial

    • The research tutorial is an online tutorial designed to assist you through the various steps of the research process, including identifying and developing a topic, gathering information, finding library resources, evaluating, and citing sources. Access the Research Tutorial 

    Research Assistance

    • If you need assistance with your research assignment or have a reference question and would like to speak with a reference librarian, contact a Librarian.

    Research guides

    • Research guides developed by GC Librarians for specific courses and subjects are always available.

    Online Tutorials

    • We have online and video tutorials on a variety of topics such as research help and how to use library resources. 


    Do You Need Help with Your Class? Do You Need a Tutor?

    A great on-campus resource is the Career Placement and Tutoring Center. The Career Placement and Tutoring Center provide access to online professional tutors 24 Hours a Day, Every Day of the Year through NetTutor. Get the help you deserve any time of day.