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Important Information on Accessing Databases - Please Read!

Signing in to Library Databases

When prompted to provide a username and password to access a library resource, use your Google Account username from GBC.

To find your GBC Google Account username, you must first access RapidIdentity. Click for information on accessing RapidIdentity for the first time. Scroll down to header of Logging In to Campus Computer and follow instructions for Initial Password. Once in RapidIdentity, click the dropdown menu next to your name, select profile settings. Your Google Account username will look like an email address and have in it.

NOTE-If you use a personal gmail account, please make sure you are either not signed into the account or using a browser that is not logged into a Google Account.

For help with your password, contact the Technology Help Desk 775-753-2167 or

Instructions for logging into electronic resources is a .pdf of instructions that includes screenshots of accessing RapidIdentity, changing your password in RapidIdentity and locating your Google Account.

For research, and other library related questions, contact the GBC Library 775-327-2122 or

List of E-books

  • 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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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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