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101 Research Basics

Find Info

  • Finding information is easy, as it is published just about everywhere in the online world we live in. 
  • The key to being an efficient researcher is knowing the best information sources to search for your topic in order to find the authoritative, scholarly resources expected of college students. 
  • Sources to use are library online catalogs, journal article databases, and scholarly web collections so your research time will be well-focused and productive.
  • Librarians specialize in knowing about information sources and can help you when you need it. 

Finding Databases and Articles

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gil find at GGC


  • Books & eBooks
  • Course Reserves
  • Streaming video
  • ...and more!


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Interlibrary Loan supports the teaching and research of students, faculty, and staff associated with Georgia Gwinnett College by obtaining materials not available at the Kaufman Library or through GIL Express.


  • Before submitting an Interlibrary Loan request for a book, please ensure that it is not available at the Kaufman Library or within the USG system. Books available within the USG system and eligible for circulation should be requested via GIL Express.
  • Interlibrary loans books can have a 2 to 3 week delivery time.
  • Note:
    • Some institutions charge for sending Interlibrary Loan books via ILL.  If a charge is required, you will be notified prior to our ordering the book.  This charge must be paid up front using funds placed on your Claw Card.
    • Current textbooks cannot be requested through Interlibrary Loan.
  • Request a Book through Interlibrary Loan 
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