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GCC Library & Learning Commons Tour: Second Floor

Library 2nd Floor - Main Entrance

Library Learning Commons

Library Learning Commons

Library Learning Commons is located on the main floor (2nd floor), which is a collaborative, technologically enhanced academic work space. C-Pods and computer workstations are in the area. C-Pods are multimedia collaborative workstations for multiple users.

Reference/Research Help

Reference/Research Help

Librarians are available to help with your information needs and with library services/resources in person, by phone, email, or live chat.

In-depth research assistance is available by Making an Appointment or on a walk-in basis for individuals or small groups.


Library Instruction Room

Library Instruction Room

The room is located on the 2nd floor. Faculty can request the library information literacy class and librarians are available to teach classes in all subject areas over there, ensuring that all students are equipped with the proper tools and skills to access scholarly information effectively and efficiently.

Copy Room

Copy room is located on the second floor by the elevator.

The copy machine is .10 for black and white copies and .25 for color copies. It will accept dollar bills but no credit cards. You can also scan documents to your USB for free.

The scanner can send documents to your smartphone, email, USB, Google drive, or MP3. It can also be used to fax, There is no charge to use the scanner.

When copying or scanning please adhere to copyright laws.

Assistive Technology Room
Assistive Technology Room

The room is located on the 2nd floor, includes hardware and software for students registered with the Student Accessibility Services (SAS) Office located in Room S202. Also includes audiovisual equipment for viewing DVDs/VHS or listening to audiotapes.

Group Study RoomsGroup Study Rooms Group Study Rooms

The rooms are available on the 1st and 2nd floor for groups of two or more. They can be reserved in advance either online Room Booking through the library's home page or at the Service Desk.

Patron reserving the room must retrieve the pass key at the service desk for entry to the room.


2nd Floor Stacks and Special Collections:

  • 2nd Floor Stacks (A - M)
    African American History
    Books on CDs
    English as Second Language (ESL)
    Small Business
    Social Issues
    Videos & DVDs

Library 2nd Floor

Self Check-out Stations

Reserve & Check-out

Multipurpose Room (S217)

Multipurpose Room (S217)

Computer Help Desk

Computer Help Desk

2nd Floor Stacks  (A - L)

2nd Floor Stacks  (A - L) - print collections which includes special collections

Study Carrels

Study Carrels - 20 carrels on both floors

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