Services & Contacts

Library Services

Borrowing Items at UGA

Faculty Borrowing Privileges: Most books may be borrowed for a year. The number of items that can be checked out is unlimited. Books are automatically renewed twice unless another patron has placed a hold on them.

Recalls & Renewals

Delivery & Pickup: Use the GIL Find catalog to request print books and journals be delivered to another UGA library and get  articles and chapters scanned and delivered to your email inbox

Research Assistants: Designate a proxy to check out materials in your name


Borrowing Items From Other Libraries

GIL Express: Borrow from another public university in Georgia, using the online request option.

Interlibrary Loan: Use the online form to request a book or journal article from outside the University System of Georgia.


Adding to the Libraries Collections

Request a Purchase: Recommend books, journals, films, databases, and other materials you would like us to consider purchasing for the collection.


Library Contacts

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A Librarian for Your Subject Area

Librarians by department or college


Research Consultations and Library Instruction

Contacts for Classroom Instruction. A librarian will teach your students efficient search strategies for quality print, electronic, and web resources.

Request an archival instruction session from Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Request an archival instruction session from the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies

Request an archival instruction session from Walter J. Brown Archives and Peabody Awards Collection: email Mary Miller at