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*Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies: Fall 2020

General Library Information: Coronavirus

The GSU Library buildings are now open.

**You will need 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.

Non-GSU visitors are now welcome in the Library but must provide a government-issued photo ID to access the Library.

GIL Express and Interlibrary Loan for books are available.

We are now offering print and audiovisual reserves.

Access to books, A/V resources, and GIL Express/ILL materials are still available through Express Pickup (i.e., curbside 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 archives@gsu.edu for assistance.

Saxby's Coffee is closed. 

All of our electronic resources remain open!

  • For a list of our online databases, see the Databases by Name list on the library's homepage.

  • You can also sort our databases by subject area using the Databases by Subject dropdown on the library's home page.

  • You can search for electronic books in the library's catalog. The Books tab on this guide has information on how to search for ebooks, and on other electronic-book collections being made available.

  • You can place Interlibrary Loan requests for articles and for book chapters/sections (which can be requested and delivered electronically).This includes articles and chapters held in GSU's print collections.

  • You can view films through our three streaming services: Kanopy, Films on Demand, and SWANK. (Sadly, the library is not able to provide access to commercial streaming sites like Netflix, Hulu, etc.)

And you can still get help!

  • You're here! Check out the resources on this research guide.

  • Reference will be done virtually. The red "Chat With Us" button on the right-hand side of this page will take you to our chat reference service, staffed by reference librarians from
    • 9am - 9pm Monday-Thursday
    • 9am - 5pm Fridays

  • We have an extensive list of library FAQs which is available for research assistance 24/7. FAQs related to using the library during social distancing are collected here.

  • You can contact me directly via email -- click the Email link in the box with my photo in it or email me directly at janderson73@gsu.edu. As always, email is the best way to start with me, but we can also make an appointment to meet via WebEx.     

  • My Summer 2021 online drop-in office hours in my WebEx room will be on Tuesdays from 2pm - 4pm, beginning on May 12.

  • After July 1, in-person consultations and instruction are possible; however, all in-person consultations will need to be scheduled in advance since I will need to reserve an office space for in-person meetings.