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FOR MORE INFORMATION

Great Basin College Library
McMullen Hall
1500 College Parkway
Elko, NV 89801
775-753-2222

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LIBRARY HOURS

Monday:
8:00 am- 5:00 pm
Tuesday:
8:00 am- 5:00 pm
Wednesday:
8:00 am- 6:00pm
Thursday:
8:00 am- 5:00 pm
Friday:
8:00 am- 5:00 pm
Closed:
Weekends and Holidays

 

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Library Collections

Children's Collection

Welcome to the Great Basin College Library Children's Collections. The Children's Collection has about 2,030 titles of classic and current books for children.

This collection is located on the first floor behind the library's Refrence Collection. Children's books are allowed to be borrowed for 14 days.

DVD Collections

The DVD Collection offers students a wide selection of classic and current films that can be used for educational or non-educational purposes.

The DVD Collection is located on the first floor of the library across from the Library's Special Collections. Students are allowed to checkout out ONLY 3 DVDs at a time. All DVDs are allowed to be checked out for 7 days. Renewals are allowed ONLY if there are no requests placed on the borrowed item(s).

  • DVDs are sorted by genre. For example: action, biography, comedy, drama, etc.

General Collection

The General Collection is shelved using the Library of Congress Classification System. The library has put up subject signs to help our students easily find books and to better understand the Library of Congress Classification System. To find out more about the Library of Congress Classification System please check out our page on learning the Library of Congress shelving system.

The General Collection is located on the second floor of the library. SStudents are allowed to checkout any book from the General Collection for a total of 28 days.  Renewals are allowed ONLY if there are no requests placed on the borrowed item(s).

McNaughton Collection

The McNaughton Book Collection gives students access to new-released and bestselling fiction and nonfiction books.  

The McNaughton Collection is located on the first floor of the library. Students are allowed to checkout any book from the McNaughton Collection for a total of 28 days.  Renewals are allowed ONLY if there are no requests placed on the borrowed item(s).

Popular Book Collection

The Popular Book Collection is made up of bestselling nonfiction and fiction books.

This collection is located on the first floor next to the library's Reference Collection. Students are allowed to checkout any Popular book for a total of 28 days.  Renewals are allowed ONLY if there are no requests placed on the borrowed item(s).

Print Journal and Newspaper Holdings

The print newspapers and journals are located on the second floor of the library in the Library Reading Room. The library holds eight Nevada newspapers that are focused in Great Basin College's service areas and houses 28 academic journals that are specific to Great Basin College's major educational programs. 

Students are allowed to checkout any newspaper or journal for 7 days.  Renewals are allowed ONLY if there are no requests placed on the borrowed print item(s).

Reference Collection

The Reference Collection is made up of 4,668 reference books specifically for student research use.

The Reference Collection is located on the first floor of the library. Items in the Reference Collection are NOT available for check-out. Students are allowed to make copies of selected sections of Reference Materials at the public copier located on the first floor. 

For More Information Contact

Great Basin College Library
McMullen Hall
1500 College Parkway
Elko, NV 89801
775-753-2222

Why Great Basin College

Great Basin College wants to be your choice for higher education. GBC offers associate and baccalaureate level instruction in career and technical education and academic areas. About 3,800 students are enrolled online from across the country and on campuses and centers across 86,500 square miles, two time zones, and ten of Nevada’s largest counties. We border Arizona, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and California. We are GBC!

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