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Affordable Learning Evidence-Based Acquisitions Programs

Through funding from the Board of Regents, faculty have access to thousands of eBooks that can be used for courses. Faculty can browse the title lists and search the websites for eBooks.

  • Books at JSTOR Books at JSTOR is an initiative to publish scholarly books online as part of JSTOR, one of the most well-known and widely used scholarly resources. The evidence based acquisition (EBA) model provides access to titles published prior to 2016 from select publishers. Currently, there are 42 publishers participating in the program and over 32,000 titles with a list price value of over $2.9 Million. ~32,468 eBooks JSTOR Title List

  • Project Muse Frontlist Evidence-Based Acquisition of Books on Project MUSE provides libraries with an option to open up discovery and access for significant numbers of high quality scholarly books, allowing faculty and students to find and make use of the most relevant content for their research and teaching. This model provides access to titles published from 2015 through end of term (June 2019). ~10,403 eBooks Project Muse Title List
  • Oxford Scholarship Online Extended Content Oxford University Press extended evidence‐based acquisitions pool includes frontlist and a broad selection of backlist content. Oxford University Press has made available OSO content published from 2014‐2019 access period. ~6,200 eBooks Oxford Title List

If any faculty members find any items they like, please fill out the Materials Request Form and let us know the titles you are interested in.

GATOR Library Mission and Policies

The mission of NTCC’s GATOR (Global Access to Online Resources) Library is to assist our College in meeting the highest standards of student access to appropriate resources and instruction, as established by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACSCOC), by offering library resources online and through NTCC’s physical library sites.

It is the goal of GATOR Library to organize these resources and provide opportunities to aid students in the learning process so that they can develop critical thinking skills that enhance their college experience and better prepare them for an ever-expanding global economy.

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Library FAQ

Can I request materials for the library to acquire? Yes! Simply fill out the materials request form and the library staff will review it!
How can I request a presentation from the library? By using our GATOR to the Rescue! program, you can request library presentations, or for library staff to fill in for you if you miss a class. All you have to do is fill out the form and library staff will contact you. 
What equipment is available for use in the library? In addition to the computers and printers available, we have iPads that can be checked out for classes by instructors, and a video camera and tripod.  
Where can I access more information about Open Educational Resources? GATOR Librarians have put together an OER collections page.  There are collections, Creative Commons information, and general OER information available on the page.