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Thank you for choosing to visit John G. and Beverly A. Puente Library at Capitol College. The Library is here to serve your academic and scholastic needs. We hope this visit answers your questions and provides you with helpful information. Click through to visit our website!

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About the John G. & Beverly A. Puente Library


The John G. and Beverly A. Puente Library has a collection of more than 10,000 books, audio/video selections and periodicals that support the curriculum. Networked study areas allow you to use laptop computers and other electronic study aids. The library is Wi-Fi ready. Additionally, each workstation has software that supports classes, access to the internet, the Library's Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC) , and our Virtual Library which includes ACM DL, LexisNexis, Proquest, Homeland Security, Academic Search Premier, ABI/Inform and more.
Connect to the Virtual Library for access to all of the online databases available to you.
The multimedia classroom, William G. McGowan Center for Innovative Teaching, has a local area network that connects 14 student computer workstations to all library electronic resources. Each station is configured for multimedia presentations and training programs.
Fall and Spring Hours
Monday - Thursday: 9am to 10pm
Friday-Saturday: 9am to 4pm
Closed on Sunday
Summer Hours
Summer hours TBD
Library Users
Library Proctoring Procedures have changed as of Spring 2016, please see below.


To address the on-campus proctoring needs of professors and students, Dean Barker has created an undergraduate proctor service for the remainder of the Spring 2016 semester. The tutoring service in the library is last resort.

The undergraduate proctor service will begin Tuesday, March 8, and will run through May 10. The schedule for the service is:

Tuesday 5 to 8 pm
Thursday 2 to 5 pm
Thursday 5 to 8 pm
Friday 11 am to 1 pm

Room 134 in MCI Hall

Send an email to Include the following:

1. Your name and contact information;
2. name of student;
3. electronic copy of the assignment;
4. pass words (if needed);
5. instructions for administering the assignment; and
6. instructions for returning the completed assignment.

Students are responsible for booking time with the proctor service for completing the assignment.

Please tell students to bring photo identification for verification. Assignments will not be administered without positive identification.

If required, students should bring their own computers. None will be available in the classroom.

If you have any questions, please contact:

 Professor Claude Rankin

Chair, Business & Liberal Arts
Capitol Technology University
(301) 775-8134 Cell

Library Registration Form (.doc, 47K)
Library registration form
Employment Application Form (.PDF, 3160K)
Employment application form
Electronic and Audio Visual Equipment Request Form (.doc, 32K)
The electronic and audio visual equipment request form
Faculty Course Reserves Request (.doc, 23K)
Faculty course reserves request form
Turn It In Instructions (.docx, 740K)

Includes both documented instructions for professors and their students to utilize

Library Orientation.doc (.doc, 58K)
A quick and easy orientation guide to learn briefly about library services.
New Additions to the Puente Library! (.docx, 26K)
New Book Additions Fall 2014-Spring 2015 (.docx, 15K)
New 2015 Additions (.docx, 16K)
Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view and print PDF files.