Check Out Information
A Library Card is needed to check out books. Students will use their Student ID as their library card. Non-students can purchase a Library Card for $10.00.
Undergraduate students are limited to checking out 10 books at a time for 21 days. Graduate students may check out as many as 25 books for one semester.
You must bring your books to the library to renew them. Books may be renewed unless another user has placed a hold on that title.
Fines are $0.25 per day per book, with a maximum limit of $15.00 per book.
The full replacement cost plus $4.00 processing fee is charged for lost books.
Reference books cannot be checked out. They must be used in the library only. However photocopies may be made of pages of reference books, following copyright law.
If you are a distance education student, we are happy to mail to you any books that you would like to check out. A small mailing fee may apply. Send your requests to email@example.com.
Library Hours & Contact Info
Monday: 10:00am – 5:00pm
Tuesday – Thursday: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Friday: 10:00am – 2:00pm
View the available books, eBooks, DVDs, and books on CD in our online catalog of resources.
ProQuest Religion Database
This incredible resource for our students contains over 300 scholarly journals. Login information is available to GCD students and faculty in Populi’s News Feed. Please contact our office for more information.
Find more specific resources for your research such as Apologetics, Bible Study, Christian Leadership, Online Journals, Theology, etc
Basic Bible software is now being offered free of charge. Once you’ve downloaded the software, there are training videos to get you started using Logos 8. You can also sign up for Logos’ email list to receive offers for free eBook downloads each month as well as discounts on other titles.
Galaxie Theological Journals Database
This subscription to almost 40 full-text online theological journals also includes a variety of Bible commentaries, sermon illustrations and reference tools to aid in Bible study and research.
GCD Writing Center
Services include online resources, periodic workshops, and individualized help with writing.
A variety of sources of eBooks are available for your use.
Online Writing Resources for Students
Students will write many academic essays throughout the course of their education, which helps to inform them about specific topics and sharpen the writing skills they need. This guide provides information on the types of essays they may be required to write, how to conduct research, and strategies for effective proofreading.
Bookstores and Publishers
Carolina College of Biblical Studies
GCD has a reciprocal agreement with CCBS so our students and faculty can use their resources, both online and at their college. See Mr. Aspinall for login information or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cumberland County Public Library & Information Center
CCPL&IC offers a wealth of information through books, databases, websites, a variety of audiovisual materials, reference services, and programming. They have nine locations throughout Cumberland County, and a library card is free to Cumberland County residents.
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Open Access Digital Theological Library
OADTL is a virtual library for theology, religious studies, and related disciplines. Their mission is to make all open access content in religious studies and related fields discoverable to everyone, everywhere in the world through a single search experience for free forever.
The OADTL currently contains about 100,000 OA ebooks and several hundred thousand articles in religious studies. The collections also contain thousands of Ph.D. and D.Min. dissertations. The collections are growing quickly. TheOADTL offers both simple and advanced searching for content. All content is fully cataloged by professional librarians. The sponsors of the OADTL are: Claremont School of Theology, Denver Seminary, Evangelical Seminary, Gordon-Conwell Seminary, Hartford Seminary, International Baptist Theological Study Centre (Amsterdam), Lexington Seminary, and Singapore Bible College.