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The library houses books that are available for checkout, reference materials, DVDs, videocassettes, and current magazines, journals and area newspapers. It also subscribes to numerous online databases that allow the ECTC community access to online books, magazine, journal and newspaper articles, films and reference resources.

The library also provides 23 computer work stations with networked printers, as well as wireless access for laptops and other devices. General and quiet study areas are available. Library services include research assistance, classroom and individual instruction, interlibrary loan services, class reserves and other services.


  • BRING A FLASH DRIVE! The My Documents folders on library computers are cleaned out on a regular basis and the library cannot accept responsibility for lost files that were saved to those folders. You can use the My Contents feature in BlackBoard to store files. 
  • Off-campus users will be prompted to Log In before using the databases. Use your KCTCS email user ID and password. On-campus users may use the databases without logging in.
  • Library printers print documents double-sided only.
  • We ask that you print 3 or more PowerPoint slides to a page. If you are not sure how to do this please ask at the front desk.



  • Library book catalog - find books at the ECTC Library
  • EBSCO -   eBook Academic Collection (114,323 electronic books)
  • EBSCO - eBook Collection (full-text electronic books)
  • WorldCat - indicates nearby libraries with resource from a global catalog of books

InterLibrary Loan Request Form 

Magazine and Journal Articles

InterLibrary Loan Request Form

Newspaper Articles


  • Films on Demand - more than 12,000 educational films available online for streaming. Includes the Archival Films and Newsreels database.

Other Online Research Resources

Other Online Resources

Things to Bring to the ECTC Library

  • Library card
  • KCTCS user ID and password
  • KCTCS student number
  • Driver's license
  • Storage device - memory stick, portable hard drive - CD ROM drives are read only

Library Information

KCTCS/Elizabethtown Community and Technical College 
LRC 1st Floor
600 College Street Road Elizabethtown, KY 42701
(270) 706-8812 or (877) 246-2322 extension 68812