Library FAQs

Accessing the Library & Getting Help


How can I get help from a Librarian?

Where is the Library building?

How do I access Library resources online?

What is my Library User Name and Password?

I am getting an error message. What do I do?

Searching for Books & More


How do I find books?

Does the Library have textbooks?

Does the Library have both print and electronic books?

How can I tell if an item I found in the catalog is a print or an electronic book?

How do I find streaming videos or other multimedia?

Can I borrow items from the Library?

How do I borrow items?

How long can I keep items that I have borrowed?

Can I renew items?

How much are late and lost fees?

Searching for Articles


What if I can’t find any articles on my topic?

Which database should I use?

I have a citation for an article. How do I find the full text for it?

I can't find full text articles, just abstracts! What should I do?

What is a scholarly, peer reviewed article and how do I find one?

InterLibrary Loan (ILL)


If the GCU Library does not have the book or article that I need, can you get it for me?

How do I request an item through InterLibrary Loan?

How much does InterLibrary Loan cost?

How long does it take to get something through InterLibrary Loan?

How long can I keep an InterLibrary Loan book?



Does the Library have printers I can use?

Where can I find help with formatting my paper?

How do I correctly cite an item in my paper?

Where can I order my textbooks?

Connect with the Library

A Librarian is available
Monday - Friday
9 a.m. - 4 p.m. MST

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