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AEC Training @ The Library: Welcome

Resources to enrich and support the goals of GGC's Academic Enhancement Center.

Reference Desk

On the Library's second floor!

(678) 407-5064

See the Library's hours here.


Does your student need more resources for a paper or project?

Did they forget to use the correct kind of resources?

Do they really need to gain a better understanding of their topic before writing?

The Library's Reference Desk is here to help!

librarian at the reference desk

Types of Resources

Background or Overviews

  • Topical databases
  • Encyclopedias (including Wikipedia)
  • Dictionaries
  • Other reference works

Scholarly Sources (often peer reviewed)

  • Scholarly books
  • Academic articles (often peer-reviewed)
  • Prestigious academic journals

Government Resources

  • Government reports
  • State department papers
  • Statistics or figures from a government office

Popular Sources

  • Popular books
  • Newspaper articles
  • Magazine articles
  • Blog posts
  • Popular websites