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McMullen Hall
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Elko, NV 89801

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About Us

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The Great Basin College library’s primary function is to support the educational curriculum for students, faculty, and staff. A corollary function is to provide material for general informational uses, such as recreational, cultural and non-academic interests. Also, in response to the strong service
mission of GBC in the community at large, the library makes its resources available to the residents of the local and state communities.

The major goals of the library are to:

  • Provide students with a conceptual framework of the organization of knowledge and with the searching skills necessary for them to become independent learners and thinkers.
  • Provide a carefully developed collection of relevant, up-to-date quality materials to support students’ endeavors.
  • Use technology to provide access to remote information, which increases the amount and enhances the quality of materials available to users.
  • Provide a facility suitable for study and research.
  • Cooperate with other libraries and library networks to make a wide range of materials available to users.

All residents of the State of Nevada may use the materials in the library. Community borrower cards are issued to high school students 16 years of age and older, and adults in the GBC service area. Community borrowers are limited to five items circulated at any one time. Under normal circulation situations, faculty, staff, and students are not limited to the number of items which they may borrow. Library privileges may be pulled or denied to any person because of habitual abuse — long over- due materials, lost materials, or non-payment of assessed fees, such as replacement costs for a lost book.

The following is taken from 3.10 Library Services of the GBC Policies and Procedures available at

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Great Basin College Library
McMullen Hall
1500 College Parkway
Elko, NV 89801

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 4,000 students are enrolled annually 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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