Sidewalk leading to Hightower Library
Gordon State College student in the library

Hightower Library

Conveniently located between Lambdin Hall and the Instructional Complex, Hightower Library is available for faculty and student use. Hightower Library presently houses approximately 102,757 books, 27,417 electronic books, 9,637 microfilms and 4,785 audio-visual materials, as well as numerous maps, charts, and archival materials. Students, faculty, and staff have access to all eligible circulating materials at all USG libraries through a Universal Catalog and GIL Express. The library currently subscribes to 48 print magazines and newspapers and has available over 8,000 full text online journals in GALILEO. With its 2,964 average weekly attendance and over 13,500 circulation transactions during the 2009 school year, Hightower Library is an integral part of Gordon State College life.

The Hightower library staff welcomes your comments and questions about research and library-related services. Send your questions via email to