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Engineering Management: Library Basics

Library and Internet resources for Engineering Management students.

Off Campus Access

To access the electronic resources provided by the library from an off-campus computer:

  1. Start at Library home page
  2. Select database/resource of your choice
  3. In the new window, enter your Gannon Username and password
  4. You will be taken directly to the database selected

* The library catalog does not require a log in for off-campus access.

How do I check out books?

When visiting the library, Gannon ID cards are used to check out library materials. Once you have selected your materials, all you need to do is present your ID and materials at the Service Desk for checkout.

Students enrolled in Distance Education courses are encouraged to use their local library's Inter-library Loan services to obtain materials from other libraries. 

Loan Periods

Material Type   Loan Period
Books - Students 30 days
Reference Materials   building use only
Magazines/Newspapers   building use only

Library Services

Archives - The library's collections of historical, university materials can be found in the lower level. Visit the Archives webpage, click here.

Circulating Books - Books available for checkout can be found on the second floor. A selection of newly arrived books can be found in the book display on the first floor. To search the library's catalog, click here

Computers - Individual computer workstations are located near both the sixth and seventh street entrances. An open lab is located in the lower level. Laptops are available at the Service Desk.

DVDs - Entertainment and Educational DVDs are located on the 1st floor. Entertainment DVDs are marked with green stickers and Educational DVDs are marked with pink stickers.

Group Study Areas - Spaces for students to work and study in can be found throughout the building. Small group study rooms are located on the second and third floor. In addition the library offers six reservable media collaboration rooms for groups of 4 - 8. Spaces can be reserved by visiting this link - Collaboration rooms


Older Bound Periodicals are located on the perimeter of second floor. 

Current Periodicals/Magazines are located on the first floor.

Printers - Papercut-erie/Print-N-Go printers are located in the lower level and on the first and second floors. 

Quiet Study Spaces - Spaces for individual students to work and study can be found on the third floor.

Reference Materials - Books like dictionaries and subject guides are located on the first floor.

Restrooms - Restrooms are located on all floors of the library. 

Service Desk is located on the first floor. Library users can check out and return books here, as well as ask for information about the building.