Hightower Collaborative Learning Center & Library


Mission Statement

The mission of the Dorothy W. Hightower Collaborative Learning Center & Library is to support the diverse teaching, learning, and research needs of the college community by providing a knowledgeable staff, resources, tools, information, learning spaces, and instruction in evaluative and lifelong learning skills.

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Conveniently located between Lambdin Hall and the Instructional Complex, the Dorothy W. Hightower Collaborative Learning Center & Library is available for faculty and student use. The Library presently houses approximately 103,000 books, over 1 million electronic books, 10,406 microfilms and 4,785 audio-visual materials, as well as numerous 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 the local newspaper in print and has available over 8,000 full text online journals in GALILEO. Hightower CLC & 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 library@gordonstate.edu.


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