For Library locations, hours, staff, and policies see our About Us page.
The Owensboro Community and Technical College Library provides the highest quality information resources and services for students, faculty, staff, and community.
Our mission is achieved by the following actions:
Provide a diverse collection of materials that support the instructional, informational, and research needs of our patrons.
Collaborate with other libraries and institutions to provide resources not available locally.
Provide a team-oriented, professional, and knowledgeable staff to maintain consistent and exemplary customer service.
Instruct patrons to effectively access and evaluate resources to meet their educational goals.
Sustain a supportive and service-oriented environment that reflects our commitment to enrich life-long learning.
Maintain partnerships with local libraries and learning institutions.
A student ID card,which is also a library card, is available to OCTC students.This ID is required to borrow library materials (including reserve items) and to place requests. (A copy of your current class schedule and a government issued ID are required to get this card.) You may apply for a card Monday-Friday during our regular hours. Community patrons may review Circulation Policies on our About Us page for information about an OCTC library card and its use.
A large collection of articles and they even have citation tools! You can get specific or keep it general when searching.
A scholarly journal database made for college students!
Hundreds of topics with the positive and negative views of each is in this database!
Thousands of educational videos available for immediate streaming.
“Your health matters!” Use this database to get the latest health and wellness information.
Interested in a health or medicine issue? Get the latest news or in-depth coverage.
A platform for Kentucky libraries and institutions to share their digital collections.
Around-the-clock access to electronic books whether you are reading for fun or using for research.
Reference eBooks are a great place to start your research.
We don’t have what you’re looking for? Maybe some other library does, so search here.
To help you with your MLA Works Cited page, if you used our library’s resources.
Watch this video to find out how to use this articles database.
Access to Purdue’s online writing lab guide to help you with MLA formatting and citations.
Access to Purdue’s online writing lab guide to help you with APA formatting and citations.
Did your instructor say scholarly resources only? This guide will help you figure it out.
Helps you determine what a good website is.
Background information to start your research.
Interactive encyclopedia and much more!
Library resource guides to support your classes and studying.
Automotive repair students will use this, on campus only, resource of manufactures’ repair information and technical service bulletins.
For work or school, this resource has tutorials, practice tests, and eBooks to help learners of all ages.
News, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators.
Under Section 215 of the federal USA PATRIOT ACT (Public Law 107-56), records of the books and other materials you borrow from Owensboro Community & Technical CollegeLibrary may be obtained by federal agents. Federal agents may also track your personal Internet usage on library computers. This federal law prohibits librarians from informing you if federal agents have obtained records about you.