The Atlanta Technical College (ATC) Library is located on the south end of the campus in building G. The state-of-the-art facility is 16,000+ square feet and features group study pods, a law library, film editing suite, electronic classroom and contemporary display cases.
The library operates in accordance with TCSG Institutional Standards and COC criteria. It has a clearly developed purpose that complements the goals of ATC as an educational facility. This purpose is seen throughout the library and in the selection of library and learning services materials which consists of books, technical manuals, professional journals, popular periodicals, and supplements to library materials. The library provides dedicated space for its collections, computer workstations, and patron tables and chairs.
The mission of the Atlanta Technical College Library is to serve the educational and informational needs of its students, faculty and staff by: (1) providing organized access to information resources and services via qualified library staff; (2) careful selection of learning materials; (3) development of lifelong literacy skills for students to competently use throughout their lives; (4) providing access to collections and databases from any location, and (5) continuously update equipment, technology, and physical facilities as demanded by the needs of its users. These activities will insure the delivery of quality credit programs to prepare a highly skilled workforce that meets the needs of the Atlanta metropolitan business and industry communities, and the community at large.
The library is open to the public. Enrolled students with a valid Atlanta Technical College picture ID card can borrow books. Current faculty and staff with a valid Atlanta Technical College picture ID can borrow books, videos, and equipment, and upon request other available print and non-print materials.
A current and valid Atlanta Technical College picture ID will serve as the library card for all faculty, students and staff. Library cards are used for borrowing materials and accessing other library and media resources. You will need proof of enrollment each quarter to activate your library account.
Library assistance is readily available for reference inquiries and with patron records, circulation, reserves, and inter-library loan processes. Library staff also coordinates library orientations and bibliographic instruction sessions in the use of GALILEO, the Internet, online catalog, print, and A/V resources. Please contact the library should you want to schedule a library orientation for your class(es).