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Books to borrow from college libraries:
  • Morris Library Catalog
  • Lincoln Campus Library Catalog
  • Kimbrell Campus Catalog
  • Start by searching the Gaston College Libraries Catalog to identify and locate books in the Gaston College Libraries collection. You may borrow up to six items at a time. Stop by the reference desk or ask a librarian for help searching the catalog.
    Remember you can always order books from other community college libraries in North Carolina for free. Change the library you are searching in the catalog to ALL. You will then be able to place a hold on the item and it will be shipped to the Gaston College library location of your choice and our staff will notify you by phone when it arrives. This is a completely free system allowing you to borrow from over 1,000,000 books from across the state of North Carolina. Please contact contact a library staff member for more information.
    Students, faculty and staff of Gaston College may also request an Interlibrary Loan of books held at libraries outside of the Community College Libraries in North Carolina (CCLINC) such as a public library or 4-year academic institution.


    Books to browse online:
    ABC-CLIO E-book Collection [EBOOKS]

    The ABC-CLIO E-book Collection is a collection of complete all searchable by keyword, subject, author, title, or any Boolean search method. It includes the series Daily Life Through History, Critical Companions to Popular Contemporary Authors, Historic Events of the 20th Century, Literature in Context, as well as American Slavery: A Composite Autobiography.



    Credo Reference [EBOOKS]

    Are you looking for a giant online reference library that provides access to a selection of reference books, including encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, books of quotations and several subject specific titles? If yes, then check out the Credo Reference library. Credo Reference enables users to find authoritative answers to their reference questions really fast. It features content from hundreds of reference books in a broad range of subjects. Through Credo Reference you can gain access to approximately 3,189,327 entries, from 404 titles and 62 publishers.



    eBooks Collection [EBOOKS]

    eBbooks Collection offers easy access to the full text of more than 22,000 reference, scholarly, and professional full-text books online.



    Gale Virtual Reference Library [EBOOKS]

    Gale Virtual Reference Library provides respected authoritative essays on varied topics from numerous subject areas, all in E-Book reference title format.

    Coverage: 1999 - 2005



    Learning Express Library [EBOOKS]

    Provides an interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help patrons, students, and adult learners succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass. You'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results.



    Literary Reference Center Plus [EBOOKS]

    Literary Reference Center Plus contains full text for 31,098 plot summaries, synopses and work overviews, nearly 100,000 articles/essays of literary criticism, nearly 140,000 author biographies (including 20,000 in-depth bios), more than 430 literary journals, more than 605,000 book reviews, more than 60,000 classic and contemporary poems, more than 15,000 classic and contemporary short stories, more than 5,200 author interviews, more than 7,100 classic texts and much more. Includes Merriam Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature, Continuum Encyclopedias of American Literature, British Literature, & Children's Literature, The New Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics, Beacham's Research Guide to Biography and Criticism (six volumes), The Oxford Illustrated History of English Literature, The Literary Encyclopedia, The Columbia Companion to the 20th Century American Short Story, all of MagillOnLiterature Plus, and much more.




    Online Audio Books
  • One Click Audio Books

  • Downloadable audiobooks, also called eAudiobooks, from Recorded Books OneClickDigital, are digital versions of audiobooks that are available through the Internet. Audiobooks can be played on any desktop using Windows Media Player or on a portable device.



    Books to borrow from public libraries:
  • Gaston-Lincoln Public Library Catalog

  • Search the Gaston County Public Library's online catalog for popular novels, books in languages other than English, and other recreational reading. Public libraries are also a great resource for DVDs and other media.



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