From Georgia Tech
Your Buzzcard is your Library card.
To check out items at the Georgia Tech Library, bring your Buzzcard to the Library Service Desk, located on the 1st floor West Wing of the Library.
Regular borrowing periods for undergraduates is 120 days.
You are guaranteed use of your books for 21 days. If your item is recalled by another patron, please return it to the Library Service Desk by the new recall due date to avoid fines.
Books received from the Library Service Center or through Interlibrary Loan may also be picked up at the Library Service Desk.
Visit the Student Borrowing Privileges page for more information about borrowing from the Georgia Tech Library.
From Other Libraries in Georgia
Items from other University System of Georgia (USG) Libraries and Emory's Main Library (Woodruff) may be borrowed in person at these libraries using your Buzzcard. Items borrowed from other schools should be directly returned to the lending library.
You may borrow items in person from other area university libraries including:
Before you visit one of these libraries to borrow items, you should visit the Library Service Desk at Georgia Tech to obtain an Inter Library User (ILU) card. Items checked out from these institutions should be returned directly to the institutions.
Visit the Borrowing Policies page for more information.
In order to search the library's holdings for books and other media, look in the Georgia Tech Library Catalog.
Through the GT Library Catalog you can:
Library Service Center General Collection (offsite warehouse on Emory’s campus) *about 95% of our collection*
Main Library Core Collection, 4th Floor West
Main Library Services Desk (Course Reserves), 1st Floor West
The time it takes to obtain an Interlibrary Loan item varies, so make sure to make your request early!
Most items will be loaned for free. However, you will be contacted by Interlibrary Loan staff if the cost is higher than $25.00. At that point you can choose to pay the extra amount, or decline the item.