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UWG1101

A brief library research guide for students enrolled in UWG1101

Finding Books

Ingram Library has nearly 500,000 books for you to use. To find books owned by UWG, search our library catalog, called GIL: https://gil.westga.edu/

Through the GIL Catalog you can see the books you have checked out and you can renew them before they become overdue. To access your GIL Library Account, you need to set up a PIN. There are instructions for doing this here: http://www.westga.edu/library/index_12219.php

You will also need to access your Library Account to get the current GALILEO password. This password changes every semester and will allow you to access the Library's subscription-based databases and fulltext resources.

As a UWG student you also have access to all 35 libraries in the University System of Georgia. You can use your UWG ID in person at any of those institutions. Or you can search a shared library catalog and request items from those schools online and the books will be delivered here for you to pick up. The shared catalog is called GIL-UC: https://giluc.usg.edu/