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Faculty Library Guide: Home

A Library Guide for Faculty

Welcome Back Faculty! 

Please bookmark this guide for Important Library Announcements and Updates. 

Fun Fact

Did you know? 

Our library staff covered a total of 2,389.3 hours of chat for the Fall 2021 Semester. 

Welcome Faculty!

Welcome to Eastern Gateway Community College. The EGCC Library and Information Commons is here to support you and your students. Our collection consists of a program-oriented print collection divided between our two campuses and an extensive online collection that includes access to nearly 200 academic research databases. As a member of OhioLINK, we have further access to the shared collections of 100+ OhioLINK member institutions. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out to our library staff. 

This guide provides important information about:

  • Access to our print and digital library collections.
  • Using library resources in your courses.
  • Recommending purchases for the Library. 

Library Tutorials

The Library has a collection of short video tutorials and now has the ability to create some interactive tutorials. Classroom outlineIf there is a topic that you'd like to see covered by a tutorial please let us know. 

Library Login Information

Please see this FAQ for Library username and password information. 

Please note, you may not be asked to sign in if you have already signed into the student portal, your EGCC email, or Canvas. 

Library Barcode Information

Please see this FAQ for your Library Barcode information.

Your Library Barcode is used to request physical books and to access certain OhioLINK resources. 

Popular Guides to include in your Classes

Library Contact Information


Steubenville Campus: 800-682-6553 x1653

Youngstown Campus: 330-480-0726 x1112





Look for the Green Gator on our Library Pages


Library Circulation Desk
Computers in a Library

OhioLINK News

Cambridge Read & Publish Package

Beginning January 1, 2022, our students, faculty and staff will enjoy the following exciting new benefits:

  • Expanded Access to important published research from all 400+ Cambridge University Press Journals.
  • For our faculty authors, the agreement offers no-APC, unlimited open access (OA) publishing benefits through 2024. Eligibility is determined by the affiliation of the corresponding author, the primary contact throughout the publishing process.

For more information about this exciting OhioLINK Resource please visit: 

General Information

Be sure to visit our: Introduction to the Library Guide

General Information:

Print Resources: 

  • The library has a local print collection of around 14,000 items. Due dates vary, but faculty may borrow some materials for up to the entire academic term. Please email the library at for your library barcode. 
  • As a member of OhioLINK, faculty may borrow materials from other OhioLINK institutions (loan terms vary depending on material type). 
  • Materials may be shipped to any participating OhioLINK pick-up anywhere location*.  
    • *Physical library materials are only available within the state of Ohio. 

Recommending Resources

  • All library users may recommend resources. Priority is given to resources that directly support our programs and students. Please use our resource recommendation form or contact our Library Director to make a recommendation. 

Print Reserves

  • Please contact our library staff for information about placing an item on reserve in the Library or Information Commons.

Electronic Resources:

  • Browse our collection of databases using our A-Z list
  • Search our collection of subject and course research guides on our LibGuides page
  • Check for full-text access to journals, eBooks, videos, newspapers and more using the publications tab of our Gateway Search or by visiting our Publication Finder
  • Browse available library tutorial videos on our YouTube channel. 

Important OhioLINK Resource Notices

  • InfoBase Films on Demand (custom curated collection)
    • Access to custom OhioLINK collection continues until May 31, 2022
    • Access to selected Films for Humanities & Sciences from the former DRC continues through March 2024
  • JoVE Core Science Videos + Lab Manuals
    • Access continues until December 31, 2022
  • MIT Press Direct (e-book collection through 2021)
    • Perpetual access to all content already purchased through the end of 2021
    • 2022 frontlist will be published Open Access
  • Sage Complete 2020 Business Cases Collection
    • Perpetual access to all content already purchased (all cases published through 2020)
    • New as an opt-in for 2022; only libraries that opt in will have access to current content - Please contact the Library Director with interest or questions.
  • Wiley Cochrane Library
    • GEER-funded access ends December 31, 2021
    • Will return to being an opt-in resource; only libraries that opted in will have access starting January 1, 2022 - Please contact the Library Director with interest or questions.
  • Data Planet Foundations (a.k.a. Sage Stats

    • No new data sets will be purchased after 2021
    • Perpetual access to data already purchased for 2017-2021 at the Data Planet site

New Titles in the OhioLINK EJC

Assessment Clear and Simple

Journal of Faculty Development

Faculty FAQs

For our complete collection of Faculty FAQs, please visit: