Request, Retrieval and Delivery
UGA students, faculty, and staff may place requests for circulating books owned by the UGA Libraries through the online catalog, GIL-Find.
Login to your library account to request a book and choose a pickup location. There is a 10 book limit on how many books can be requested at one time. Once the requested 10 books are picked up, more books can be requested. There is no limit on the total number of books that can requested.
Pickup locations include the Main, Science, Curriculum Materials, Music, and Art Libraries on the UGA Athens campus, the Carnegie Library Learning Center on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens, as well as UGA locations in Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. You will be notified by email when requested items are available at the pickup location.
If a requested book cannot be found on the shelf, a search will be conducted for the item. If the book cannot be located during this search, the item will be marked 'missing' and the request will be cancelled. A cancellation notice will be sent by email notifying the patron of the cancellation.
We regret that delivery of print books and bound journals to faculty on the Athens campus is currently unavailable.
Electronic copies of journal articles from print journals, and chapters or papers from print books/proceedings.
Use the faculty delivery request form for journal articles/book chapters. The articles will be scanned as PDFs and sent via email.
Services for Students, Faculty, and Staff at Remote Sites
Students, faculty, and staff at UGA's agricultural and environmental and oceanographic research stations, please use our Remote Site Request Form - Books.
Students, faculty, and staff at theTifton and Griffin sites can request books through the GIL-Find Catalog to have books delivered to the libraries at those sites (see Book Retrieval information above).
Students, faculty, and staff at UGA's agricultural and environmental and oceanographic research stations may request articles from print journals available from the Main and Science Libraries using the Remote Site Request Form - Articles. The articles will be scanned as PDFs and sent via email.
Delivery Service for Registered UGA Distance Learners
Registered UGA Distance Learning students may request articles from print journals in the Main and Science Libraries using the Article Delivery for Distance Learners 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
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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