Skip to main content

Distance Learning for Online College: Home

A guide to library services and resources for Online College students

Welcome distance learner! Whether you're a totally online student or an on-campus student working from off-campus, this guide is for you.
Use the tabs above to find out more about library resources and services.

Infographic summarizing online resources described elsewhere in this guide.



Infographic by Brittani Sterling   Powered by Picktochart  

Information Resources at a Distance

Georgia State University Library has an extensive collection of online information resources. You may also access print materials at any University System of Georgia Library.

Online Resources are accessible through Research Databases, including:

Print Resources

  • Online students may use and borrow books and other materials at all GSU libraries. (Bring your ID and be aware that the Atlanta campus restricts access to those with Panthercards after business hours.)
  • All students may use any University System of Georgia Library. Be sure to check visitor policies first.
  • Request books from any USG library for pick up at another USG library through GIL Express.

Quick Links

Distance Learning Links

Perimeter College Online:  Information for GSU's Perimeter distance learning students 

Perimeter College Home Page

GALILEO Portal:  Find articles in the GALILEO collection  (requires GALILEO password available in iCollege)

GIL-FIND @ GSU:   find physical items in GSU's Library Catalog

GIL Universal Catalog: Find books in any University System of Georgia library and have them delivered to a GSU or other USG library near you.

iCollege:  The official system for online courses at GSU

GSU Technology Help Desk: Help for problems with email, icollege, and GSU log in. (Not library log ins.)

Learning & Tutoring Center: For help with writing, citing, math, and other subjects.

Learn how to use the library

Librarians are here to help you learn to be a better researcher, show you how to use library services, and point you in the right direction for your research assignments. 

You can call or visit any GSU or USG Library to talk to a librarian, or use one of the services below.

Help and Answers

Library Hours and Contacts

All Hours

Contact Us: