The GSU Library buildings have reopened for the Spring 2021 semester as of January 4, 2021.
**You MUST have your PantherCard to enter the Library buildings.**
The Library North entrance/exit is currently closed due to construction. Please use the Library South entrance/exit.
Visitors not currently affiliated with GSU may only enter the library if they have been given specific permission and can prove that they need to use GSU library resources. Further information, including the GSU Library Access Request Form, is available here.
GIL Express and Interlibrary Loan for books are both available.
Access to books, A/V resources, and GIL Express/ILL materials is available through Express Pickup.
Click here for information on Express Pickup. This service is available to all GSU faculty/staff/students.
Special Collections & Archives is open to researchers by appointment only;
please contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
Saxby's Coffee is closed. There is no eating in the library.
All of our electronic resources remain open!
And you can still get help!
Start with the Library's homepage for
Try looking at a GSU Library Research Guide!
We have research guides available for every department on campus. You can look at any guide regardless of what department you are associated with.
Start here to find helpful guides!
(To get to the guide you are looking at right now, use this URL: http://research.library.gsu.edu/SCOM4800 -- bookmark it!)
We also have other categories of research guides available for help (all linked from the main Research Guides page)
We offer live virtual assistance on weekdays.
To start a Live Assistance session, click the red "Chat With Us" button on the far right-hand side of the library's homepage:
to get to this:
(note: this is just a picture -- go to http://library.gsu.edu to start a chat session)
You can email yourself a transcript of your chat session (helpful if the response included links)
Clicking on "Or search for an answer" will take you to a list of frequently asked questions that may also give you the answer you need.