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Library Services and resources available to faculty, staff and students during the COVID-19 Pandemic...and beyond

Request Library Materials

Georgia Southern Libraries Materials: Faculty, Staff, and Students may place a request for library materials using GIL Find Catalog. We offer the option to have physical materials mailed to your residence during the COVID-19 university closure. Limited item pick-up in library is also available. Please call for more information. View how to place a request here: https://georgiasouthern.libguides.com/interlibraryloan/GILRequest

Mail-to-home service Update: The University Libraries will cease ship-to-home service for residents of Chatham County and Bulloch County on June 30, 2020. Requested materials can be collected at your local campus library via curb-side/porch pick-up or by scheduling a time with your campus library (For Henderson Library at Statesboro call: 912-478-5647. For Lane Library at Armstrong call: 912-344-3027.) An Eagle ID should be presented to the Libraries’ staff for entrance. Please contact your local campus library if you are unable to travel to campus.   

GIL Express: GIL Express is not currently available throughout the University System of Georgia (USG). If Henderson and Lane libraries lack the item you need, Faculty,  Staff, and Students may place a request for USG and other libraries’ materials using ILL (Details below).

Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary Loan is a a free service available to all faculty, emeritus faculty, staff, and currently enrolled students. We can mail your Interlibrary Loan book requests to your residence and electronically deliver journal articles as PDFs directly to your ILLiad account. During the COVID-19 university closure, we are extending mail-to-residence service to all patrons for any physical material loans. Pick-up in library is also available.

Mail-to-home Service Update: The University Libraries will cease ship-to-home service for residents of Chatham County and Bulloch County on June 30, 2020. Requested materials can be collected at your local campus library via curb-side/porch pick-up or by scheduling a time with your campus library (For Henderson Library at Statesboro call: 912-478-5647. For Lane Library at Armstrong call: 912-344-3027.) An Eagle ID should be presented to the Libraries’ staff for entrance. Please contact your local campus library if you are unable to travel to campus.   

Most libraries are offering extended renewals of books. If you are unable to return your ILL books by the due date, please submit a renewal request through your ILL account. Henderson Library (Statesboro) patrons may contact their ILL department for email renewals at ill@georgiasouthern.edu. Lane Library  (Armstrong) patrons, please contact your library for guided instructions on renewals at lane-ill@georgiasouthern.edu. ILL books and other physical materials may also be mailed back to the library through USPS. To do so, please download this return mailing label. USPS Library Return Label. Or contact your ILL department to have a return label shipped to you. All physical items received by mail will have a USPS return label included.

Please review the following video if this is your first time using our ILLiad ILL service: https://youtu.be/DfkwXQUOUts?t=153

Access your Interlibrary Loan Account

Request a Purchase

If you would like to request the purchase of an online item please go here:  eBook Central or Suggest an Addition to the Library. If you would like to stream a movie, you can go to Kanopy. Please allow 1 business day for a response to your purchase and/or streaming requests during this time.

Please allow 1 business day for a response to your purchase and/or streaming requests during this time.

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