Library Liaisons | Library Instruction for Classes | Course Reserve | Borrowing Information | GIL Express | Interlibrary Loan | Materials/Resource Purchase Requests | Scholarly Digital Archive

Library Liaisons

Find your school and area of study liaison in our library liaison program guide.

Library Instruction for Classes

We offer a library instruction program tailored to course curricula and class assignments. Instruction classes are designed to teach information literacy skills and introduce students to effective use of print and electronic sources for research. We are happy to design a session tailored to your class assignments or work with you to develop assignments that incorporate information literacy skills and library resources. To request an instruction session, please use the library instruction booking form.

Course Reserve

The Kaufman Library has temporarily suspended its print course reserve service. The 72-hour quarantine requirement between uses hinders the Library’s ability to provide timely and equal access to these resources. Find information about alternative course reserve options.

Borrowing Information

GGC faculty and staff may check out up to 50 GGC items at a time. You must have your Claw Card or a valid, government-issued photo ID to check out items. Loan periods are as follows:

  • GGC Books: 90 days, 2 renewals
  • GGC Popular Fiction/Nonfiction Collection: 14 days, 1 renewal
  • GGC DVDs: 5 days, 1 renewal
  • GIL Express Books: 28 days, 2 renewals

GIL Express

Print material not available in the GGC collection may be requested from libraries at other USG institutions. Use the GIL-Find Catalog – USG to search for items and login to your library account to enable requests. Please note: articles cannot be requested through GIL Express – see Interlibrary Loan.

Interlibrary Loan

Materials not available at the Kaufman Library or through GIL Express may be requested through Interlibrary Loan. Please ensure an item is not available at GGC or within the USG system before submitting a request.

Materials/Resource Purchase Requests

To request resource purchases for our collection, please complete the materials request form.

We encourage faculty and staff members to notify the Kaufman Library when they have published material that they would like to see added to the collection. Please indicate in your request if an item is a faculty publication.

GGC Scholarly Digital Archive

Faculty and staff members are encouraged to submit their scholarly and creative work to our institutional repository, General Space. Students scholarly and creative work may also be submitted with faculty endorsement. Further inquiries may be directed to:

Catherine Downey, Head of Access Services, cdowney@ggc.edu