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ECHS and Dual Credit Student and Faculty Resources: Searching for Books

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Search Central Texas College Library and Beyond.

Use this search tool to see what Ebooks and Print Books we have in the library.

Looking for a Textbook?

The Library maintains a collection of the most commonly used CTC textbooks. These items can be located by searching the libraries catalog.  Books in the Library's reserve collection are located at the library circulation desk. These Items may be checked out for 2-3 hours in-house use only.

Getting Started

This guide is an introduction to resources associated with Child Development. The goal of this subject guide is to provide valuable and relevant information sources for CTC students. Whether you are pursuing a degree or certificate, or just taking a class in the Child Development department, this guide will help connect you with books, journals, magazines, websites, videos and more!

How to use this guide:

Navigate through the tabs to find books, databases, and other resources. Each tab contains instruction for accessing and using the provided resources. Learn how to find information, evaluate websites, cite sources, and more!

Can't Find What You're Looking For?

Hobby Memorial Library has options available for locating resources you need.

Interlibrary Loans

The ILL department can locate books and journal articles which are not owned in CTC's collection. You can check the Library Catalog for books and hard copy journals or our electronic resources for articles first. For more information on the Library's Interlibrary Loan department, please click here.

TexShare CARD

The TexShare CARD is another great option for locating resources that are not owned in CTC's collection. The TexShare CARD is a statewide library card that lets you borrow books and other physical materials from more than 500 libraries across the state of Texas! For more information about requesting a TexShare CARD see the library's Circulation desk or you can click here for more information. You can also go to the Texas State Library and Archives Commission's website for additional information about the TexShare CARD program.