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Library Services for Summer 2021

Library Services for Summer 2021

Circulation Services

  • Online library hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. The library is closed on weekends for the summer. Library assistance and ways to contact us are available on the library homepage at www.gatewayct.edu/library.
  • On campus library hours are Monday-Thursday 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
  • A limited number of graphing calculators will be available for borrowing for summer session by emailing library@gatewayct.edu. An online graphing calculator app is available through Wabbitemu.org. More details are located in the box below.
  • Reserve textbooks are available with instructor permission. If you want to borrow a reserve book, you will need to contact your professor and have her/him contact Miguel García at mgarcia3@gwcc.commnet.edu with your name and Banner ID number. Once it is processed you will have a one week loan period with no renewals.
  • There is a copier/scanner available outside of N100. Scanning is free and there is a USB port on the right hand side of the machine for a flash drive so save your scans. Copies are $0.10 a page. For technical support please contact the IT Help Desk at 203-285-2040. There is also a flatbed scanner in the library available during on campus library hours. 
  • A limited number of computers will be available in the library during on campus library hours. The computer labs in N200 and S212 are also open Mondays through Fridays 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. BY APPOINTMENT ONLY via the booking link on the Ed Tech homepage at https://gwcc.libguides.com/c.php?g=697535&p=7854497.

Contact Us

Call Us
(203)285-2057
TXT Us
(203)212-8329
Email Us
library@gatewayct.edu
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Requesting Library Materials

The library stacks have re-opened and are available for browsing. However, if you are unable to come to the library during on campus open hours, library materials may be requested in a variety of ways:

  1. Making a request through the catalog:
    • GatewaySearch: www.gatewayct.edu/library or use the box at the bottom of this page
      1. Search for your book or other item
      2. Sign in with your NetID and password
      3. Click on the "Request" button and follow the instructions
  2. Contacting the library directly:
    • Email: library@gatewayct.edu
    • Library Chat
    • Text: 203-212-8329
    • Phone: 203-285-2057
  3. You will receive an email in your Gateway email account when your item(s) is/are ready for pick up. If you have not received an email within five (5) business days please contact the library though any of the above methods with the exception of GatewaySearch.
  4. Items will be left on the library table in the lobby of the North building on the corner of Church and George. You will need to present an ID to pick up your requested materials.
  5. Pick up hours are 8:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. If you need to pick up materials outside of those hours, please contact Miguel García at mgarcia3@gwcc.commnet.edu to make alternative arrangements.
  6. Masks MUST be worn to enter the College.
  7. Materials will be available for five (5) business days. Items that have not been picked up within that time frame will be returned to the library, checked back in, and you will need to submit a new request.

Returning Library Materials

  • Patrons wishing to return library materials (books, magazines, calculators, etc.) may use the drop-off box on the library table in the lobby of the North building on the corner of Church and George.
  • Drop-off hours are 8:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. If you need to return materials outside of those hours, please contact Miguel García at mgarcia3@gwcc.commnet.edu to make alternative arrangements.
  • Masks MUST be worn to enter the College.
  • Due to Covid-19, all materials will be held in quarantine according to State of Connecticut, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and American Library Association (ALA) guidelines until they can be safely handled by library personnel. You will receive an email in your Gateway email account when your item(s) has/have been checked in. If you have not received an email with five (5) business days please contact the library at library@gatewayct.edu or via phone at 203-285-2057.

Borrowing Graphing Calculators

  • A limited number of graphing calculators will be available for checkout for the summer sessions by emailing library@gatewayct.edu.
  • Library staff is on campus Mondays-Thursdays. Requests will typically be filled within 48 hours excluding weekends and holidays.
  • Once a request has been made, a calculator will be checked out to you and will be due back by Thursday, July 1. You will receive an email on your Gateway email indicating that it is ready for pick-up on the library table in the lobby of the North building on the corner of Church and George.
  • Pick up and drop-off hours are 8:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. If you need to pick up materials outside of those hours, please contact Miguel García at mgarcia3@gwcc.commnet.edu to make alternative arrangements or if you have any questions.

Free Online Graphing Calculator

  • Patrons who wish to use a free online graphing calculator may find instructions on how to download the Wabbitemu app onto their phones and some tablets at the following site: http://wabbitemu.org/

GatewaySearch

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: library@gatewayct.edu  text: 203-212-8329

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