The library is located on one side of the Academic Building – Building 200, closest to the Administration building 100 – on the Bainbridge College Campus
The library has a growing collection of over 35,000 books
The library has a computer lab which houses 11 computers with access to the Internet and Microsoft Office. The library also has 10 computers and three OPAC computers located in the general reading room that currently provide access only to the Internet for research purposes. However, we hope to soon add Microsoft Office to the 10 computers so that assignments can be completed when the lab is occupied
From the Bainbridge College Library’s homepage select Online Catalog (GIL). This will take you to the catalog so that you can search for your topic.
If you are unsure of exactly what area you’re looking for, you can search by keyword by entering one of more words related to the topic. This will usually give you a lot of results.
If you what to be more exact, click exact search and that will let you search by the title, author, or subject heading. If you are looking for a certain magazine you can also check to see if we have it by entering the title and selecting Journal Title.
GIL Express is an initiative of the University System of Georgia that provides access for our students to the online catalogs of all colleges in the system. Through GIL Express Request i tems can be requested and you will be notified when the items arrive.
All you need to know is how to access your account and you can request a book from another institution.
To access accounts, the students need to access the library’s Online Catalog (GIL) by clicking on the library tab on the Bainbridge College webpage and then selecting the Online Catalog (GIL) tab, which is located on the left side of the page.
Select Access my GIL Account on the right hand side of the page
Make sure that your home institution is Bainbridge College
Enter your library barcode number or Social Security Number
Enter your last name and click Logon
This takes you to your account where you can see what books you have checked out, renew books online, check the status of any GIL Express requests.
GALILEO stands for G eorgi A LI brary LE arning O nline.
This is a World Wide Web-based virtual library that provides access to multiple information resources. All participating institutions can access over 100 databases with thousands of periodicals and scholarly journals. Over 2000 journal titles are provided in full-text. Other resources include encyclopedias, business directories, and government documents. GALILEO can even be accessed from home by use of a password obtained from Access my GIL Account on the Online Catalog (GIL ) webpage.
The library provides access to many periodicals that are kept in the library against the front wall of the main entrance when current. Older issues are bound and kept behind the computers in the reading room.
The library also provides access to back issues of periodicals on microform which can be accessed in the library and printed for 10 cents a page to be paid at circulation.
The library has a copier that is available for student use and costs 10 cents a page. The copier has a changer that accepts $1 bills.
There is a cassette duplicator in the front of the library that can copy audio cassettes that are not copyright protected.
Students may print from any of the computers in the library but only 10 pages and one copy may be printed at a time. Printing is provided through the Bainbridge College student technology fee.
The library staff will gladly help you with any of these services.