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Search for Books

Online Catalog - allows you to search for books, journals, videos and more available at Clayton State and other University System of Georgia (USG) libraries.

Books at Clayton State - guide to learn how to search for a book plus finding its location in the library

eBooks at Clayton State - guide for getting started with searching and downloading eBooks

Gil Express - this page explains how to borrow a book using GIL Express

Interlibrary Loan - request a book not available at Clayton State or from GIL Express

Journal Title Search

Streaming Video

Multimedia Guide - provides more information and multimedia resources.

Alexander Street Psychology Videos - video collection for the study of counseling, social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling

Civil Rights Digital Library - a digital video archive of the Civil Rights Movement

C-SPAN Video Library - online streaming of C-SPAN networks broadcasts

Digital Library of Georgia - digitized books, manuscripts, photographs, government documents, newspapers, maps, audio, video, and other resources

Films on Demand - online streaming video titles in the Humanities & Social Sciences, Business & Economics, Health, and Science

JoVE Science Education - videos on general laboratory techniques and the use of standard pieces of laboratory equipment that are essential when performing experiments

Kanopy - offers online streaming of a wide range of national and international movies, documentaries and television programs. (Administered by CELT) - online streaming counseling and therapy videos

The Library's YouTube Channel - the library's very own youtube channel

All LibGuides

Use LibGuides to find suggested resources for your research topic or class assignment.

Featured LibGuides

About Your Library - a virtual tour of the library with an overview of collections, services, and policies

Featured Resources - monthly resource spotlights, new titles, and interactive content

Library Research - selecting a topic, searching for and citing sources

Newspapers at the Clayton State Library - finding a current or historical newspaper article

Off-Campus Access to Electronic Resources - guide for off-campus users to access electronic resources and troubleshoot access problems

Open Educational Resources - guide to finding and creating open educational resources

Statistical Resources for Assignments - find statistics in areas such as education, health, crime/justice, population studies, or business/economics

Need Assistance

Contact a librarian by email, phone, chat, text, or in person at the Information Desk (upper level) for assistance with your research. Need more in-depth assistance? Schedule an appointment with a librarian.

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Call a Librarian

Call the Reference Department:   (678) 466-4346

Chat with a Librarian

Chat with a Reference Librarian

Text a Librarian

Text a Reference Librarian: (678) 573-1067

Request an Appointment with a Librarian

Request an appointment with a Reference Librarian

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Request library Instruction

Frequently Asked Questions

For questions and immediate answers about the research process, go to LibAnswers

Our Services

Library Services Guide - overview of library services

Clayton State - Fayette - services for students taking classes at the Fayette County location

Community Borrowers Program - a guide for visitors who wish to use library resources

Course Reserves - course materials available for short-term checkout

Institutional Repository - official repository for scholarly research

Liaison Program - each academic department has been assigned a liaison librarian

Library Instruction - schedule an instruction session to introduce your students to resources and services

Library Technology - computers, accessories, and other equipment are available for student and faculty check out

Request Materials - request a book or other item to be added to the library's collection

Resource Sharing - obtain articles, books and more from other libraries

Rush Processing - request rush processing of received items not yet on the shelf

Study Room Reservations - 12 group rooms located on both floors available to reserve up to 2 weeks in advance

Thesis Binding - important information regarding thesis binding procedures

About Us

Dean's Welcome - welcome from the Dean of Libraries about the building, the collection, and the services offered by the library

Contact Us - mailing address, department contact information, and guest directions

Library Directory - library faculty and staff contact information

Mission Statement - written statement of purpose

Policies - general and departmental list of formal library policies

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