About the Library

Mission: Foster excellence in teaching and learning through quality library resources and support

General Library Information

Blackhawk Technical College provides students with a comprehensive research library located at Central Campus and a branch Learning Resource Center (LRC) at the Monroe Campus.  Small collections of research materials are held for student checkout at the Beloit Center and the Center for Transportation Studies.

Resources inside the Central Campus Library

  • Books
  • Magazines
  • Peer-reviewed journals
  • Academic videos
  • Feature films
  • Preschool books and toys
  • Reference books
  • Fiction books
  • Computers with black & white and color printers
  • FAX, copier and scanner
  • More than 30 computer stations, group work areas and study carrels 

Resources on the Internet

  • Collections of magazine articles
  • Ebooks
  • Films on Demand
  • Reference books
  • Course-specific Study Guides to research sources in your field of study
  • Access to Rock County (RockCat), Wisconsin (WisCat) and World (WorldCat) library catalogs

Resources and services inside the Monroe LRC

  • Testing services by appointment: COMPASS, SP2/Safety, typing, makeup tests
  • Scholarship information
  • Career information: Career Scope and WisCareers
  • Career-related books, manuals and sample résumés
  • Books
  • Magazines
  • Peer-reviewed journals
  • Audio-visual materials
  • Reference books