You will be working with librarians and library staff to provide information, research materials, and provide essential library services to students, faculty, staff, and the community.
There are many benefits to working in the library, you can gain valuable and essential skills such as:
Welcome to Galveston College library. The David Glenn Hunt Memorial Library provides access to college-level print and electronic resources for GC students, faculty, staff, and the community.
Dr. Hunt was Galveston College’s founding president. He helped start Galveston College as it opened its doors in 1967. The library, named in his honor, promotes scholarship, basic research, and library instructions necessary to the academic programs.
The library is open to the public and holds more than 40,000 volumes. The library has a computer lab with access to Microsoft Office, Print/Copy Center, and access to research databases. A Galveston College ID card is required to check out library materials.
The mission of the David Glenn Hunt Memorial Library is to provide a broad range of resources and services to the college community; to support the educational programs and curriculum of the college; to promote scholarship and basic research necessary to the academic and vocational programs, and to assist all library users in the development of lifelong learning and information literacy skills.
Every study room is equipped with:
How do I reserve a study room online?
If you have questions about room reservations, contact the library.
This area is also reserved for classroom instruction. If this area is reserved for instruction, please use other seating areas in the library.
Other Seating Areas with Power Outlets:
The Computer Lab (R-116) is located inside of the library and is open to Galveston College students, faculty, and staff with a current Galveston College Whitecaps portal or network login:
Laptops are available for in-library use or 24-hour checkout at the Circulation Desk. Students are responsible for any damage to the laptop that occurs during checkout time. Upon 24-hour checkout, students are required to complete and sign the library laptop checkout agreement form.
Chromebooks are available for 24-hour checkout at the Circulation Desk. Chromebooks are available to GC Career Connect students in Continuing Education ONLY. Students must self-identify as GC Career connect students and have a valid Galveston College ID to check out Chromebooks.
Galveston College students, faculty, and staff can print in the library with two printers available.
Printer 1 (Ricoh): located in the front of the library in the Copy Center with print, copy, and scan to email options.
Printer 2 (LAB_R116): located in the computer lab with the option of duplex or double-sided printing.
Free, limited printing is available with a max of 25 pages per day.
Print, copy, or scan to email.
Print from any computer in the Computer Lab or Cyber Cafe.
Print in black & white only.
Select "GC-Student-Wifi" network
Open a browser window (this will bring you to the login page)
Log in using your GC Student ID (GC######) and password
Printing is unavailable from personal devices
Telishia “Tee” Mickens is the Director of Library and Learning Resources at Galveston College where she serves as part of the administrative team. She is a first-generation student from Freeport, Texas, and attended Brazosport College as a stepping stone into her academic journey.
Her academic credentials include a Bachelor of Arts degree in Literature from the University of Houston-Clear Lake and a Master of Science in Library Science with Certification in Advanced Management of Library and Information Agencies from the University of North Texas in Denton. Telishia is a doctoral candidate at Fairleigh Dickinson University, where she will earn her Doctorate of Education in Higher Education.
Telishia is an organizational leader with over fifteen years of experience working in higher education, libraries (academic, public, and medical), and environments with particular skills in library management, data and content management, and teaching and mentoring. Telishia’ s top five signature themes from Gallup Strengths are activator, input, command, achiever, and learner.
Without a purpose and a plan, Telishia would not have achieved any of the accomplishments above. Telishia’s purpose extends beyond any degree she has obtained. A person’s purpose in life has nothing to do with where they came from, family name, race, or socioeconomic status. Telishia has a passion for helping others and an inner drive for success, and she embraces change and diversity in every aspect of life.
Words from Tee: Don’t allow people or a system to define your purpose in life. Life is a process; trust the process.