Tips to Finding a Book

Finding a Book in the GCTC Library Reference Collections

The campus collections available at each library focus on print reference materials. The print collection at each campus is non-circulating and contains traditional reference materials, including dictionaries, style manuals, and writing guides as well as resume and letter writing guides, ACT and SAT test preps and career guides.

  • Search the KCTCS Online Catalog
    1. Select Gateway CTC under "Limit search to a single library"
    2. Enter Search Term or Terms
    3. Materials located at a GCTC Library will appear in the results listing

Finding a Book at a GCTC Partner Library

Through formal agreements with Northern Kentucky University as well as with the SouthWest Ohio and Neigboring Libraries (SWON), student have access to these institutions' book collections.

Books not Available Locally

Don't forget - If there is a book you need that can not be found locally, NKU Library provides Interlibrary Loan service at no cost to you.

  • NKU Interlibrary Loan