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Finding Books & Ebooks
To search for books in the Garrett College Library on a topic, you will need to use the online catalog, which searches for materials owned and located in the library - including but not limited to books.
You may search by topic, title, or author's last name.
Find books on the following subjects in these call number sections:
Q Science (General)
QH Natural History - Biology
QM Human Anatomy
Through the library, you have access to thousands of ebooks for free. You can either search the online catalog for them, or check out these databases:
Access Science This link opens in a new window
Online encyclopedia of science and technology. Full text. On-campus and off-campus.
Britannica Online This link opens in a new window
Online version of the Encyclopedia Britannica. Full text.
Ebook Central This link opens in a new window
Collection of 18,000 + e-books on wide variety of subjects. Full text. On- and off-campus.
Salem Press This link opens in a new window
Provides specialized encyclopedias, primary source documents, and collected literary criticism in print and online.
Gale in Context: College This link opens in a new window
Comprehensive, cross-curricular reference source for college and college-prep libraries. Full text. On- or off-campus.
Your instructor may put material on reserve that is assigned reading.
You can find reserves at the Circulation Desk, just make sure you bring your student ID.
There is no time limit for most items, but some may not be allowed to leave the library.
Online Library Catalog
Search the library collection for books, ebooks, magazines, DVDs, audiobooks, and course reserves.