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Galveston College Learning Resources

Library Instruction

The library offers Library Instruction (LI) sessions that are designed to acquaint students in the use of library resources needed for coursework and research, and to help them develop information literacy skills. LI sessions are taught in the library and classrooms, to provide an introduction to locating and using library materials, online database demonstrations, and an explanation of the library’s system of organizing material. Individual and course-specific sessions are also available upon request. LI sessions may be scheduled by calling the library, (409) 944-1240 or by e-mailing a request to gclibrary@gc.edu. Please include your name and telephone number along with the date and time of the requested instruction.

Tutorials

Library Orientation
Accessing Electronic Databases

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Axis 360:  (choose your device)    iPad, iPhone, Windows Devices (Video / Text);  Kindle Fire, Kindle HD (Video / Text); Nook, Sony eReader, Kobo Family, Mac OS (Video / Text)

Online Instruction

The David Glenn Hunt Memorial Library provides a number of research tools online for student, faculty and staff to access on demand from work or from home. The tutorials linked below are composed of video demonstrations and quick tip guides to provide instruction in how to access and utilize the library’s resources.

Copyright Statement

The Galveston College Learning Resource Center (LRC) strongly supports intellectual property rights, and U.S. and international copyright laws. Digital technology makes violating copyright extremely easy. The equipment provided by the LRC is intended to be used in accordance with those laws to support the academic achievement of students and to enrich the learning environment. This includes, but is not limited to, photocopies, scanning, computers and video equipment. Students, faculty, staff and LRC patrons should read and understand the copyright warnings posted in the College’s “Copyright and Fair Use Value Statement” (click here to view a PDF copy).

Visit Us

at the Circulation Desk

Phone

409-944-1240