Friday, January 24, 2014

Faculty Research Forum

The 2014 Faculty Research Forums will begin on January 28, 2014 at 12:30 in the Schwob Library's forum area.

This session will feature Dr. David Schwimmer whose presentation is entitled "Ancient Ecology Revealed in Fossil Feces."  Featured also is Dr. Nick Norwood who will present "Eagle & Phenix: The Local as Theme."

For more information, please see:

Please join CSU Libraries for an hour of two interesting presentations.

Lunch will be served at noon.

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Expanded Weekend Hours for Spring

Jump for Joy!

Starting January 18, CSU Libraries will be open longer on the weekends.  The Schwob Library will be open from 10 am-6 pm on Saturdays.  It will be open from 10am-10pm on Sundays.

Click on Hours in the About Box @ for our full hours listing.

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Over 3.8 Million Books at Your Fingertips with GILFind Express

One of the most frequently requested services in the beginning of the semester is the free book ordering.  With GILFind Express, aka the Universal Catalog, students, staff and faculty at CSU can order books from any USG university library to be delivered to CSU Libraries. 

To order a book, click on the link for GILFind Express on the CSU Libraries website under Resources.  (See graphic 1)

You will need to log into your library account.  (See graphic 2)

1) Select Columbus State from the dropdown menu 

2) Enter your 909 number (institution ID)

3) Enter your last name

4) Click Get My Pin (See graphic 3)

You should get a message that the pin was sent to your CSU email.  If you received an error message please contact the Circulation desk at 706-507-8692.

Once in your library account you can change your pin to a password you are more familiar with, renew books you have checked out, check your fines, and check the GALILEO password.

If you find a book in GILFind Express that you want to request, simply check to see if there are any holdings at CSU then click the link to place a request.  (See graphic 4)

Books typically arrive in 2 to 5 business days but may take longer.  

Some items, such as ebooks, are not available for request.

Once your request arrives you will get an email to notify you it is available at the Circulation desk.  Requests not retrieved will be sent back after 10 days.

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For assistance, please contact the Reference Desk at:  706-507-8671.

Friday, January 10, 2014

Welcome Back!

Welcome Back, Cougars!

Regular hours of operation will resume on Monday, January 13th at 7:00 a.m.  To schedule your next visit to the library, please refer to the online calendar.

The Faculty and Staff of the CSU Libraries look forward to serving you and wish you a successful 2013!

Image Credits:  Jon Glittenberg, Flickr

Friday, January 3, 2014

Hours During Intersession

CSU Libraries would like to wish you a very happy New Year.

During intersession, we will be open from January 2nd to January 10th from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM.

We will be closed during the weekends (January 4-5 and January 11-12).

We will resume our regular hours on January 13th.

***Attribution:  Image by YVSREDDY under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license.
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