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ESL169 - Writing VI: Books

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Ask a question and get live help during the open hours. If you leave a message, please include your email address. Through our SMS TXT service (203-212-8329), a question and answer will be in brief. For additional assistance, please contact the Reference Desk: 203-285-2057

GatewaySearch - Library Online Catalog

Search the library catalog for books, eBooks, articles, DVDs, streaming videos, and more:

  • To request items for curbside pick-up, after clicking "Search", you must sign in with your NetID and password and then select the "Request" button.
  • Ebooks can be read or downloaded on a computer or electronic device. Off campus access will require your NetID and password.

For assistance, please contact us via:  phone: 203-285-2057  email:  text: 203-212-8329

Viewing Your Textbook(s) Online for No Cost

During this remote learning period, GCC students may be able to view (borrow - NOT BUY) your book(s) online for no cost.

  1. College Bookstore - Follett (RedShelf)
  2. Other Option for Online Viewing of Books

In order to the free access, you have to go in through Blackboard and then login with your GCC email. GCC email is in the form of “” The “prefix” will consist of the first letter of your first name + first four letters of your last name + 4-digit numeric number (i.e., “” for John Smith). You will be able to look up your email address in myCommNet or using the NetID Lookup Utility.

LC Call Number

Library of Congress Classification (LCC) is used in Gateway Library. View LC Classification Outline and be familiar with LC Call Number System.

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