The Anthony O. Parker, Ph.D. Library/Media Center provides access to high-quality resources that support ATC’s curriculum, enhance technical training, spark basic literacy education and serve the needs of the students, faculty, and staff. The Anthony O. Parker, Ph.D. Library/Media Center provides access to the local area, regional, national, and international information resources. The Anthony O. Parker, Ph.D. Library/Media Center provides the best possible access to information in print, media, or electronic format.

Hours of Operation (Fall Semester 2021)

Mon – Thur, 8:00 am – 9:00 pm
Friday - 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Saturday - 8:00 am – 12:00 noon
Closed Sunday and Holidays
(The Library is open to Albany Technical College Students, Faculty, and Staff only. Hours may change due to Covid-19 conditions)


Roy Calhoun, Dean of Library Services
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Library Orientation

Online Reference Services

GALILEO Georgia's Virtual Library

GALILEO (Georgia Library Learning Online)
GALILEO stands for Georgia LIbrary LEarning Online, an initiative of the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia. GALILEO is an online library portal to authoritative, subscription-only information that isn’t available through free search engines or Web directories. Participating institutions may access over 100 databases indexing thousands of periodicals and scholarly journals. Over 10,000 journal titles are provided in full-text. Other resources include encyclopedias, business directories, and government publications.


PrepStep Subscription Database

PrepSTEP is packed with online resources to help students achieve academic success and workplace readiness. It has skill building in English, math, and science, career licensing test prep, workplace skill building, basic computer skills tutorials, college success skills development, and much more.


CREDO ReferenceCredo Reference
Credo Reference provides full-text online access to hundreds of multidisciplinary reference book collections, including art, history, law, medicine, psychology, technology, bilingual dictionaries and encyclopedias.


Online Circulation Services

ExLibris Primo logo

ATC Library Online Public Access Catalog

ATC Library Online Public Access Catalog Primo provides simple, one-stop searching for books and e-books, videos, articles, and more. Primo also helps you manage research and other Library Services.  Primo users must sign-in to request resources from other TCSG libraries and view full search results. (Some databases only show results when you're signed in.) Sign-in here!

GALILEO Interconnected Libraries

Gil (Georgia Interconnected Libraries)
GALILEO Interconnected Libraries, or GIL, is an extension of the GALILEO initiative funded by the Governor and the General Assembly of the state of Georgia to enhance and expand educational opportunities for the citizens of Georgia. This universal catalog provides access to all of the information resources of the University System of Georgia’s Libraries.

Off Campus Library Reference Resources (Cooperative Agreement Libraries)