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Elko, NV 89801

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Listing of eBooks

  • ASCD Education Collection
    • The ASCD collection focuses on a variety of topics in the field of education and includes over 90 eBooks. This database of eBooks is exclusive from the Gale Virtual Reference Library, so be sure and search the Virtual Reference Library if you need information on a topic other than education.
  • EBSCOhost: Ebooks
    • Over 100,000 eBooks are available to GBC students through EBSCO (formerly NetLibrary). Search by subject, title or author and research right from home.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
    • Gale Virtual Reference Library general reference eBooks provide online access to over 50 reference books spanning a variety of subject matter, such as biography, environment, history, medicine, science and social science. 
  • ProQuest Ebook Central
    • Access to over 25,000 books from publishers such as McGraw Hill, Cambridge University Press and Oxford University Press.
  • WORLD BOOK Online
    • The World Book Web is a suite of online research tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, and video, all complemented by current periodicals and related Web sites for students in elementary and secondary education.

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Students How to Sign into Campus Computers.

If prompted to provide a username and password to access a library resource, use your mygbc username. If this is your first time accessing any library resource, your initial password will be:

Initial Password:

  • The first three letters of your last name, with the first capitalized, followed by
  • The first three letters of your first name, with the first capitalized, followed by
  • Your birthday date and last two numbers of year. For example, if your name is Megan Reed and your birthday is March 6th 1999, then your initial password will be ReeMeg0699. Birthdays, such as the 6th that only contain one number, will contain a zero in front (06). If you have any issues, contact helpdesk to request a reset at 775-753-2167.
  • Important: Change your password within the first six uses or you will need to appear in person at the Helpdesk to have your password reset.

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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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