Cosmetology

This guide is designed to be a one-stop source of information in the field of Cosmetology that complements the Cosmetology program at GPTC.

Search for a Book in Primo Library Catalog

Please search the GPTC Library catalog, Primo to find books


When searching for books in the catalog, be sure to note which campus location the book is located at. Please see details below for requesting a book from another campus.

Checking Out Books
Present your GPTC student ID card at the front desk in order to check out books from the Library. Books can be checked out for 28 days, popular books for 14 days. Reference Books and Periodicals cannot be checked out and are for in-library use only.


Renewing Books

Materials may be renewed 2 times if no other requests or holds have been placed on them. The maximum number of items that may be checked out to a student at any given time is 20. Videos and DVDs have a limit of 3. Please contact or visit the Library to renew your books.

Books on Reserve
Books on Reserve can be used in the Library for 3 hours at a time. You will need to present your driver's license in addition to your student ID card in order to check these materials out. To learn more about which books are on Reserve for which course, visit  the Library Catalog

"In Process" or "On Order" Books

These are books that are new to the library, are being cataloged & labeled, or have recently been ordered by the library, and should be available for check out shortly. If you have any questions, please contact the Library.


Books are organized using the Library of Congress classification system. Browse for Cosmetology materials in the GT, RL, and TT areas of the library.

 Topic:  Call Number
 Personal Beauty  GT 495 -499
 Dermatology  RL
 Dermatology -- Care and hygiene  RL 87 - 94

 Hairdressing

 Beauty culture   

 Barber's work

 TT 950 - 979   

E-Books You Can Read Online

Below is a list of e-books you can read online. To find information about a book, place the cursor over the book cover. To read the book, click on the title.


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