GBC Home
Great Basin College Profile

Eric Walsh
Reference Librarian

The Five Laws Of Librarianship, as described by S. R. Ranganathan:

1. Books are for use

2. Every reader her/his book

3. Every book its reader

4. Save the time of the reader

5. The Library is a growing organism


Contact Information

Office Location: MCML 108, Elko Campus
NOTE: Substitute @ for (a) when sending a message.


  • MA Library and Information Science, University of South Florida, 2005
  • MA International Relations, University of Kent at Canterbury, London Centre of International Relations, 1999
  • BS International Relations, University of Scranton, 1998


Recommended Reading

  • The Twenty Year Crisis, E. H. Carr
  • The Tao of Jeet Kune Do, Bruce Lee
  • Villa Incognito, Tom Robbins
  • The Drifters, James Michener



  • Nevada Library Association
  • Special Library Association
  • Earth Advocacy Team (GO EARTH!!)


NOTE: Viewing syllabi in Word (blue symbol) or Excel (green symbol) requires that your computer has those Microsoft products.
Viewing PDF documents (red symbol) requries the Adobe Reader plugin for your browser, available free from Adobe.
Whether or not syllabi are posted here is up to the discretion of the faculty member.
INT 100
Title:GBC Orientation
Catalog Description: An introduction to GBC and its programs and services. The goal of the course is to achieve student success. No prerequisite. [P/W]

Photo Gallery

Do you see the masked bandit???

Shiyali Ramamrita Ranganathan-The Five Laws of Librarianship

Check out:

Check out for more images

Check out:

not an endorsement...of politics that is

Questions about GBC?
Great Basin College - 1500 College Parkway - Elko, Nevada 89801 - 775.738.8493
A member institution of the Nevada System of Higher Education
Accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
All rights reserved. Use of any content only by express permission of Great Basin College © 2016.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License.

This page is XHTML 1.0 compliant

This page is coded to conform to XHTML 1.0