Online Library Catalog (OPAC): The catalog is available online in the Library and off campus through the library's web page. There are 4 stations in the library that only look up information about books. There are also approximately 30 computers to also access the OPAC. Orientations for faculty members and/or classes are available by contacting the library staff.
Title Requests: The Library staff welcomes faculty requests for book orders. Print and non-print acquisitions are loaded onto the Library Home Page approximately three times annually. Lists are also available in the Library.
Library Instruction and Orientations: Library Instruction and Orientations are provided to individuals and classes upon request. Please complete the Library Instruction Request Formbelow to request a library instruction session. If you need a library instruction session for more than one class, please complete another form. Please do not hesitate to contact the library staff, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 409-944-1240.
Computer Laboratory: There are 24 computers available in the lab. Software is networked and includes Word, Excel, Access, and tutorials.
Reserve Materials: Faculty members may place print and non-print materials on reserve for their classes. Please give these materials to the library staff.
Interlibrary Loans: Other books and journal articles may be ordered from libraries using the interlibrary loan service.
Career Materials: Career materials are available for students. These materials include information about employment in careers and disciplines of interest to Galveston College students such as the culinary arts, nursing, and more.
Group Study Rooms: The Library has six rooms for group study. Reservations may be made at the circulation counter.
Preview Area: The Library has a dedicated area with TV/VCRs where videotapes may be previewed.
TexShare: Employees and students may receive a TexShare Library Card at the circulation desk. This card enables the user to check out books from participating college and university libraries in Texas.