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Course Guide

The Library Course Guide to TGC prepares you to enter into academic conversations by providing access to library resources for finding, using, and interpreting research related to course content. This guide provides an introduction to using Jenks Library resources as well as information about the research process. Additionally, you will find quick links to library databases, the NOBLE Catalog, and citation resources.

Using Jenks for the First Time?

Create a library account! To access online resources from off campus, view materials you have checked out, you must create a Library Account. To do this you will need the 14-digit barcode number on the back of your Gordon College ID card. 

Watch the short video below for more details on how to create a Library Account.

With your library account you can...

  • Request (place holds) for items located in other NOBLE libraries
  • View a list of items you have on hold
  • Cancel your holds
  • View a list of items you have checked out
  • Renew the items you have checked out
  • View and pay your outstanding fines
  • Save your own booklists
  • Access online resources from anywhere
  • Print to our reference room printers using

Contact the Library







Reference Hours

Erica, Alec, Randy, & MyronWE'RE HERE TO HELP
Librarians are here to help you find information and plan your research. A reference librarian is usually available at the following times:

6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Monday - Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Quick Links to Resources

Search for books, ebooks,
and more with NOBLE.

View the A-Z list of over 100
library databases.

Not sure where to get started
with your research? Check out
one of our Subject
Research Guides.

Browse for academic journals
by subject area using BrowZine.

Search for journals, magazines,
newspapers, and more using
Journal Finder.