The Library provides students and faculty the opportunity to search for information
using books, periodicals, and electronic resources. The library's collection provides
support for the college's academic programs and opportunities for personal enrichment.
Computers are available with Internet access, GALILEO, Microsoft Office programs,
and the Georgia Career Information System software. Interlibrary loan agreements
allow students access to books and periodicals from libraries across the state to
supplement the local holdings. Lanier Technical College has a reciprocal agreement
with Gainesville State College to provide use of materials and computers for faculty
Library services include reference services, bibliographic instruction, assistance
with online databases and media production. There are libraries at all five LTC
campuses. The Oakwood library is open 7:30 a.m. until 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday,
when classes are in session. The Forsyth library is open from 7:30 a.m. until 8
p.m. Monday through Thursday. Hours vary during quarter breaks and will be posted
outside the library. The other three campus libraries are open while classes are
in session. A librarian is available one day each week to assist students. Reference
questions can be sent by email or phone to the Library Director at any time. These
three campuses also have a special arrangement with the public library closest to
them for assistance and for books related to their programs. Interlibrary loan is
also available to all LTC students, faculty, and staff.
The mission of the Lanier Technical College Library is to support all areas of instruction
offered by the college, providing facilities, resources, and services to all faculty,
students, and staff. Through the use of its resources, the Library strives to encourage
workforce development and life-long learning.