Doing Your Research

Materials: Books and More!

GIL Find Catalog: Find books, journals, media, primary sources held by the UGA Libraries

GIL Express: Instructions for finding books at all public academic institutions in Georgia

WorldCat: Find books in hundreds of libraries around the world

Faculty Book Delivery: Get books and bound periodicals held by the Main Library, the Science Library, or the Curriculum Materials Library delivered to your department on the Athens campus.


Databases and Journal Articles

GALILEO: UGA's interface to databases includes databases by subject and an A-Z list of all databases

E-Journals by Title: Search our online journals or use the GIL Find catalog to search the complete list of online and print journals

Request a PDF: Request a PDF of a journal article or book chapter that UGA Libraries own in print. 


Dissertations & Theses

ScholarWorksUGA: Find UGA theses and dissertations dating back to 1999 and a growing collection of research from campus institutes and departments.

GIL Find Catalog: Use for older UGA dissertations; library has print copies.

ProQuest Dissertations and Theses: Search United States dissertations from the 19th century to the present and UGA since Fall 2019


Original Documents and Materials @ UGA

Digital Library of Georgia: Georgia History and Culture Collections

Walter J. Brown Media Archives: Media and Peabody Television Collections

Hargrett Manuscript and Rare Books Collection

Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies

Map and Government Information Library (MAGIL): Federal, State, and UN documents and a GIS Lab


Special Technology Spaces

Makerspace: 3D printers, laser and vinyl cutters, virtual reality headsets, and microcontrollers

GIS Lab: GIS software and support plus large-format scanners

DigiLab: Campus hub for digital humanities projects, classes, and technologies 


Other Library Resources

Citation Management: Campus site licenses and training support for EndNote and RefWorks

Scholarly Publishing & Communication : Writing Data Management Plans

ORCID@UGA - Persistent and unique digital identifier that distinguishes your research identity from others and provides a profile that you can maintain throughout your professional life.

ICPSR guide

Citing Data