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Introduction to marine science research at UGA, including databases, grant finding aids, and contact information for the liaison librarian.
Last Updated: Sep 13, 2013 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Good 'Getting Started' Databases

Web of KnowledgeMultidisciplinary database geared towards high-level research.

Google ScholarCopy-paste an article title here and click the 'FindIt@UGA' link to get full text.


Accessing your Library account

Access your library account

  • Check for fines
  • Renew your materials online
  • Review your contact information
  • See the status of your requests (ILL, recall, etc.)

Contact Access Services if you have any questions/concerns with your account.


Getting Materials not at UGA

Interlibrary Loan: used for journal articles, books not held in Georgia.

GIL Express: used for books held held in Georgia.

Both are available to UGA affiliated researchers free of charge.


Remote Access Password (Galileo Password)

This password is required to access UGA Libraries resources from off campus and on some wireless networks.

  • Type in your barcode number, starting with 810 but excluding the last number (see here for an example).
  • You will also need a Personal ID Number (PIN) to access your account. If you don't already have one, type in your name and hit the 'Get My PIN' link on the bottom center of the page. If you run in to any problems with getting your PIN, contact the UGA Libraries Access Services Department (706-542-4535).
  • Once you have your PIN, enter last name, hit 'Logon' and you'll get the Galileo password for the semester

NOTE: Password will change every semester and if your library account is blocked due to overdue books and/or fines you will be unable to access the password.

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