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Historic Preservation : Home

Welcome to the UGA Libraries!

   Research Help

  • Contact me first with questions or to set up a research appointment.
  • Chat with a librarian online at 
  • Walk up help at the Art, Main and Science Libraries and on the 3rd floor of the Miller Learning Center (SLC). 

Your GIL Account - Log on to GIL to renew books online, check the status of GILExpress requests, and get the off campus password for the article databases. If you can't get in to your account, call Access Services at (706) 542-3256. 

UGA Libraries Hours - Art LibraryMain and Science Library  / Miller Learning Center  

Endote / Refworks - Citation management systems to help you manage your records. Create bibliographies in any citation style with the click of a button! 


Can't find it at UGA?

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) is a free service that allows you to borrow books, dissertations, and journal articles from libraries all over the world.

  1. Log on (You will be asked to create an account if this is your first request)
  2. Choose the type of item you are requesting (i.e. book or journal article)
  3. Complete the citation information on the form and submit your request
  4. ILL will contact you via email when it is ready for you to pick up or access online

GIL Express allows you to borrow books from other University System of Georgia institutions. 

  1. Search the GIL Universal Catalog to find the book you want. 
  2. Log in to initiate the request. 
  3. Pick up the book at the Main Library, Science Library, or Curriculum Materials Library (located in Aderhold). 
  4. You can return the book to any USG library. Check for the status of your request and renew your book online in your GIL account

Historic Preservation Links


  • National Historic Preservation Act - Enacted in 1966; last amended in 2006. This link is to a PDF of the latest version.
  • Antiquities Act - Enacted in 1906; authorizes the U.S. president to proclaim landmarks and objects of historic or scientific interest (national monuments).

Guidelines on Fair Use

These guidelines, from the University System of Georgia, will help you determine if a text or image you plan to use falls under Fair Use. If you have questions, please consult with your thesis advisor or ask for assistance from me or the Scholarly Communication librarian, Mariann Burright ( 

Your Librarian

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M. Kathleen Kern
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Use these databases to find full text biographies or, as in the case of the Biography and Genealogy Master Index, citations for biographical sources you can then find using the local catalog, GILFind

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