Access Services

related to the Access Services dept and its services

Circulation Services Offline From Monday, May 22 thru Thursday, May 25

Submitted by MaryP on Fri, 05/19/2017

All Circulation services provided through the UGA Libraries' current computer system will be taken offline on Monday, May 22, in preparation for our move to a new system. Only minimal Circulation services will be available at the libraries' service points on campus and at remote sites. There will be no access to any online Circulation services (online renewals, requesting, etc.) from Monday, May 22 thru Thursday, May 25. For more information, please call 706.542.3256 or email

Main and Science Libraries - Intersession Hours

Submitted by MaryP on Fri, 05/05/2017

The semester intersession begins on Friday, May 5. The Libraries’ intersession hours are

  • Friday, May 5 - 8am to 6pm   
  • Saturday, May 6 -10am to 6pm
  • Sunday, May 7 - The Libraries are closed
  • Monday, May 8 - 8am to 6pm


Maymester begins on Tuesday, May 9. The Libraries’ Maymester hours are:

  • Monday thru Thursday - 7:30am to 8pm
  • Friday - 7:30am to 6pm          
  • Saturday - 10am to 6pm
  • Sunday - 1pm to 8pm

GIL Express hiatus

Submitted by cleveland on Mon, 04/24/2017

Get your GIL Express requests in now!

The GIL Express service will be on hiatus from May 5 through May 26 during the transition to the new library system. While GIL Express is unavailable, please use Interlibrary Loan to get books from other USG libraries.

COMING SOON - New Library Catalog System

Submitted by cleveland on Sat, 04/22/2017

The UGA Libraries, along with all other USG libraries, will be getting a new online catalog system on May 26. The new GIL-Find will combine the best features of both the current GIL-Find and GIL Classic. The new system is from Ex Libris, a global leader in library automation with a long history of working with the UGA and USG libraries.

Service interruptions are expected to be minimal, but users should be aware of these dates:

Information for Graduating Students

Submitted by amywatts on Wed, 06/22/2016

Congratulations on your upcoming graduation from the University of Georgia!

Before leaving campus, please check your library account and clear all outstanding obligations by doing the following:

Check your “My Account” record.

Return all books (including GIL Express and Interlibrary Loan books) before leaving campus even if they are not due.

Pay all fines and fees. Payments may be made by cash, check, or credit card.

If you have any questions about your account, please contact:

Access Services – Main Library
Phone: 706.542.3256

Access Services – Science Library
Phone: 706.542.4535

After graduation, you can borrow books from the UGA Libraries through the following programs: