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Library Services

Borrowing Privileges by Patron Type

  Books AV Items  Reference & Periodicals
GTC STUDENTS

Quantities 

 

No more than
5 books
on same subject
3 items
(unless marked for In-house use only) 
In-house only 
Loan Period 4 weeks 3 days ---
Renewals 2 0 ---
Daily Fine --- --- ---
Lost Fee

Replacement
cost + $10
processing fee

Replacement
cost + $10
processing fee

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GTC EMPLOYEES
Quantities Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Loan Period 4 weeks 3 days Varies
Renewals 2 0 0
Daily Fine --- --- ---
Lost Fee

Replacement
cost + $10
processing fee

Replacement
cost + $10
processing fee

Replacement
cost + $10
processing fee

COMMUNITY BORROWERS
Quantities 5 In-house only In-house only
Loan Period 4 weeks --- ---
Renewals 2 --- ---
Daily Fine --- --- ---
Lost Fee

Replacement
cost + $10
processing fee

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GTC Library Books by Mail

GTC Library patrons (students/faculty/staff) can request a max. of 2 Library books to be mailed directly to their home. The checkout time is six weeks. Library staff will add a note to the patron's Library account that the books have been mailed.

GTC Library Books by Mail Request Form

Books can be renewed once for another 4 weeks. Directions for renewing online: https://youtu.be/D4m3BxHtSqU. Books can also be renewed over the phone; please call 864-250-8319. 

The borrower is responsible for return postage, or returning the books in person to any GTC Library.

Return Address:
Greenville Technical College
Barton Campus Library
738 South Pleasantburg Drive
MS 1051
Greenville, SC 29607

Restrictions:

  • Reserves, Reference items, and DVDs are not are not included in this service and will not be mailed
  • Only books owned by the GTC Library will be mailed.
  • Books cannot be mailed internationally. 

Renewing Library Items

  1. Visit the Library Content System
  2. Click Menu in the upper-right corner (if you are on a mobile device, click on the "..."), then click Library Card.
  3. Sign in with your GTC4me username and password.
  4. Select LOANS on the page that opens.
  5. Click "RENEW" next to each item you'd like to renew. If you would like to renew all your items, click on the box on the left next to each title, then click "RENEW ALL".

Not all items are eligible for renewal. For example, DVDs cannot be renewed. Please check the Library's circulation policy or contact the Library (864-250-8319) if you have any questions.

End-of-Term Due Dates

During the last four weeks of any semester, due dates on borrowed library materials may be shortened to become the last day of the semester. Students registered for the following semester may request to have the due date extended.

PASCAL Visiting Patron

The PASCAL Visiting Patron program allows current students and employees to borrow books in person at participating libraries. You may borrow up to 3 books for 3 weeks. To use this service:

  • Search the Library's collections for the book, choosing "Search PASCAL Delivers" from the search box drop-down.
  • In the book's record, scroll to "Other PASCAL Libraries", showing you which participating libraries have the book.
  • Present a valid GTC library card along with photo ID at the library that you visit.

We highly recommend that you call ahead to ask about policies and hours before making a long drive to the owning library!

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