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Summer 2021 at the UGA Libraries

Hours for Maymester & Summer 2021

Hours for the Main Library, Science Library, and MLC are on our websites. The Special Collections Libraries and other branch libraries will keep hours similar to spring semester. See our Full List of Library Hours

UGA Libraries locations are open to UGA affiliates as well as the general public.

Print Books

Book Pick Up

Library books can be requested online and picked up at the campus library of your choice. 

To request book pick up: Search for the book in the GIL Find catalog and click on the title. After signing in (above the location/call number), click on the blue 'Request' link that appears. 

Faculty Delivery

Library employees are not able to make faculty deliveries to departmental offices at this time in order to promote social distancing on campus. Via the GIL Find catalog, faculty may request books for pick up at the campus library that is most convenient for them.

Book Returns and Renewals

Books may be returned to the Main Library's outside book drop (in the parking lot off Jackson Street) at any time. Books may also be returned during open hours at any campus library except Special Collections and the MLC.

Automatic renewals should occur twice if no hold has been placed on the book by another patron. You may also renew them yourself in your library account. If you need assistance, please call our Access Services office at 706-542-3256 or email 

Books and Articles from Other Libraries

GIL Express lets you borrow books from University System of Georgia Libraries through the GIL Find catalog. GIL Express instructions.

Interlibrary Loan borrows books and other materials and gets scans of articles and chapters from libraries worldwide. More information and the ILLiad request system. 

Hathi Trust Emergency Temporary Access

With the restoration of access to UGA’s print collection on August 10, 2020 UGA is no longer eligible for the HathiTrust Emergency Temporary Access Service that provided digital copies of our print holdings during the Libraries’ 2020 closure. More information.