Books to check out from your local Gaston College library:
Start by searching the Gaston College Libraries Catalog to identify and locate books in the Gaston College Libraries collection. 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 using your library barcode as your user id number, and the item will be shipped to the Gaston College library location of your choice. 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 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.
Still can’t find what you are looking for? if you are not able to find your item through CCLINC you may use interlibrary loan to request your book. Click the following link to find out more information about interlibrary loan and how you can make a request for an item.
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.
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
Prep Step [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.
Online Audio Books
RB Digital 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 County 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.
Lincoln County Public Library Catalog
Search the Lincoln 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.