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The Great Conversation: Home

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.

Jenks goes online!

As of March 21st, Jenks Library is operating in a fully online capacity. With over half of the Jenks Library's collection available online, you can still get access to much of the information you need from afar. Need some help getting started navigating the online world of research? Check out the Remote Learning at Jenks Guide for detailed information about online support and resources. 

Access to Online Resources at Jenks

Access Online Resources in 3 Easy Steps.

Access Online Resources in 3 Easy Steps.

Access Online Resources in 3 Easy Steps.

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

Navigating the Library's Homepage

The Jenks Library website is your starting place for accessing services and conducting research at Gordon. Watch this short video to familiarize yourself with the important parts of the library website and learn how you can easily get connected to information and help.

Contact the Library







Reference Hours

Librarians are here to help you find information and plan your research. A reference librarian is usually available at the following times:

Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Please ask at the Circulation Desk for assistance during this time. 

Want to chat about a research project? Need help getting started searching in library databases? Schedule a research appointment with a librarian. Please email with your research need, and possible times you'd like to meet. We'll get back to you!

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.