About the Library

Students, faculty and staff see MyBTC portal for more information about the library and for access to the databases. Choose the purple button in the middle of the MyBTC portal home page.

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. 

Resources inside the Central Campus Library that are available to residents of Rock and Green counties and Upper Iowa University Students

  • Books
  • Magazines
  • Peer-reviewed journals
  • Academic videos
  • Feature films
  • Preschool books and toys
  • Reference books
  • Fiction books
  • A computer with a  black & white printer
  • FAX, copier and scanner
  • Study carrels and group study areas

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
  • Career-related books, manuals and sample résumés
  • Books
  • Magazines
  • Peer-reviewed journals
  • Audio-visual materials
  • Reference books