Retrieval and Delivery
UGA students, faculty, and staff can place requests for books owned by the Main, Science, and Curriculum Materials Libraries. Login to your library account to make a retrieval request and choose a pickup location. Pickup locations include the Curriculum Materials, Main, Science, and Music Libraries on the Athens campus, as well as sites in Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. Retrieval requests are processed daily. You will be notified by email when requested items are available at the pickup location.
University of Georgia faculty members can request delivery of books and bound periodicals to their departmental offices from the Curriculum Materials, Main, and Science Libraries using the faculty delivery request form for books/bound journals.
Faculty members may also request electronic copies of journal articles using the faculty delivery request form for journal articles. The articles will be scanned as pdfs and sent via email. For more detailed information, please visit our Faculty Delivery web page.
Article Delivery Service for Students and Staff at Tifton, Griffin, Skidaway, Sapelo, and Savannah River Ecology Laboratory
Students and staff at UGA's agricultural and environmental (Tifton and Griffin), and oceanographic research (Skidaway) stations may request articles from print journals available from the Main and Science Libraries using the Remote Site Request Form for Articles. The articles will be scanned as pdfs and sent via email.
Book Delivery Service for Students and Staff at Tifton, Griffin, Skidaway, Sapelo and Savannah River Ecology Laboratory
Students and staff at Tifton and Griffin may use the request function in the GIL Catalog to request books to be delivered. Students and staff at Skidaway, Sapelo and the Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, please use our Remote Site Request Form for Books.
Delivery Service for Registered UGA Distance Learners
Registered UGA Distance Learning students may request articles from print journals available from the Main and Science Libraries using the Article Delivery form. The articles will be scanned as pdfs and sent via email. See the Distance Learning Delivery Service page for more information.
Items Beyond UGA Libraries
If the book you want is not at UGA, search the Universal Catalog and order it through our GIL Express service. This service allows all eligible students, faculty and staff of the University of Georgia to search a single online catalog that includes the holdings of all USG libraries and request delivery of eligible circulating books to the location of your choice.
Books not available from any USG library and articles from material not owned by UGA should be requested through Interlibrary Loan. When requesting an item that is not in the UGA online catalog, please provide as much citation information as possible to ensure that the request is filled quickly and accurately.
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