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Access Services at the Daniel J. Kaufman Library & Learning Center: Circulation

Circulation FAQs

What do I need to do to check out a book or DVD at the Kaufman Library?

  • You need to have an active account in our circulation system.
  • Your account must not be blocked due to overdue, lost, or damaged items, or fines/fees that have not been paid.
  • You must present your Claw Card or a current, government-issued photo ID (driver's license, etc.)
    • GGC Campus Partners (Aramark and Sodexo employees) must present their employee I.D. and a government-issued photo I.D.
  • Gwinnett County Public Library and Gwinnett Technical College patrons:  See Community Borrowers.
  • See also Borrowing and Renewing.

How do I get a Kaufman Library account?

  • Students: You should already have an active account on the first day of the semester.  Our Circulation Desk staff will assist you if there is a problem with your account.
  • Faculty and Staff:  Come to the Circulation Desk.  You will need to fill out a patron registration form and present either your Claw Card or a government-issued photo I.D.
  • GGC Campus Partners (Aramark and Sodexo):  Come to the Circulation Desk.  You will need to fill out a patron registration form. You will also need to present your employee I.D. and a government-issued photo I.D.
  • Gwinnett County Public Library and Gwinnett Technical College patrons:  See Community Borrowers.
  • See also Login to Your GGC Library Account.

What can I do with my Kaufman Library account (also known as a "GIL" account)?

  • Check out materials at the Kaufman Library.
  • GGC Students, Faculty, and Staff only:
    • Request University System of Georgia books online via our GIL Express service (see also GIL Express).
    • Go to other USG schools as a walk-up patron and check out materials there.
  • Gwinnett County Public Library and Gwinnett Technical College patrons:  See Community Borrowers.

What can I do when I access my Kaufman Library account online (GGC Students, Faculty, and Staff)?

  • See the titles and due dates of your current check-outs.
  • Renew eligible materials (do this the day before they are due!)
  • Check the status of your GIL Express requests.
  • Check to see if you have any fines, fees, or blocks on your account.
  • Get the current GALILEO password.
  • GGC Campus Partners, Gwinnett County Public Library patrons, and Gwinnett Technical College patrons do not have online access to their Kaufman Library accounts.