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Dual Credit/High School Library Resources: Home

Introduction to library resources & services for students enrolled in dual credit classes.

Welcome

Welcome to the ECTC Library dual credit research guide. This guide was designed to help you navigate the Library and its resources as a dual credit student.  The first thing you must do is to make sure you have an ECTC email address and password.

To use ECTC Library databases off-campus, you will be prompted to sign-in using your full ECTC email address and password. Your email will be your username@kctcs.edu and your password will be the same password you use for Blackboard. If you have saved your login credentials, you should to be prompted to login. 

If you do not know your ECTC email and password, please contact Go KCTCS! Student Service Center at (855) 746-3282. Service Center is available 24/7/365.

White box with kctcs logo to sign in with your kctcs email addresswhite box with kctcs log to sign in using your email address and password

I Cannot Log In To The Library Databases. What Do I Do?

  • If you are unable to log in, you should reset your password using the User Account Center found under Current Students - Student Resources. 
  • Always try using a different browser.
  • If you receive an error message stating "Single Sign-on Error" or a similar error message, follow the steps in the box below to either delete cookies & cache or to open your session in an incognito or private browsing mode. Image of Single Sign-On Error Message

Please do not hesitate to ask the library staff for assistance or advice if you are having access issues.

How do I delete cookies and cache? How do I open incognito/private browsing?

If you are receiving an error message when trying to access the library e-resources, try one of the options below. 

1. Delete cookies & cache.

For Chrome: Click the menu button (3 dots stacked on top of each other) in upper right corner of the screen

i. Select Settings

ii. Look for "Privacy & Security" Heading 

iii. Select "Clear browsing data" Time range defaults to last hour. Use the drop down menu to clear the past 7 days.

iv. Click blue "clear data" button

v. Open new tab or window and go to library webpage https://elizabethtown.kctcs.edu/current-students/student-resources/library/index.aspx

For Firefox: Click the menu button (3 horizontal lines stacked on top of each other) in upper right corner of the screen

i. Select Options (gear icon)

ii. Select "Privacy & Settings" on left menu

iii. Find heading "Cookies & Site Data" in bold

iv. Select "Clear Data Button"

v. Select "Clear"

vi. Open new tab or window and continue to library webpage https://elizabethtown.kctcs.edu/current-students/student-resources/library/index.aspx

2. Open Private/Incognito Browsing Window

For Chrome: Click the menu (3 dots stacked on top of each other) in the upper right corner of the screen

Select "New Incognito Window"

  1. Continue to library webpage in incognito mode 

For Firefox: Click the menu (3 horizontal lines stacked on top of each other) in the upper right corner of the screen

i.  Select "New Private Window"

ii. Continue to library webpage in private mode

I Can't Log In To Blackboard Can The Library Help?

The library does not maintain Blackboard.

Try logging in directly to Blackboard through https://elearning.kctcs.edu/

If you have trouble logging into Blackboard, you can reset your ECTC password through the User Account Center and try again. If that does not work, delete your cookies and cache from your internet browser or try logging in through a different browser. Exit out of any ECTC application (MyPath, Blackboard, etc) before deleting cookies and cache.  

If you still encounter problems, contact Go KCTCS Student Service Center available online 24/7/365 or call (855)746-3282.

If you still have problems, call the Blackboard Support Center technical support: (317) 333-7300.

On-campus contact: Ramona Barrow or call (270) 706-8486.

 

 

 

I Don't Have An ECTC Student ID. Is That A Problem?

Not at all! You do not need an ECTC photo ID card to use the library. 

To check out books, you will need your 8-digit ECTC student ID number. You can locate your ID number on your class schedule or in Peoplesoft. 

To use the online databases, you will need to log in with your ECTC email address & password. 

If you have saved your login information on your device, you should not need to log in. 

I'm A Dual Credit Student How Can I Get Research Information?

How Do I Get A Book From The ECTC Library?

Can I Use My School or Local Public Library For My Research?

Absolutely!

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Elizabethtown, KY 42701
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