Library Services

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Interlibrary Loan:

ASU students, faculty or staff seeking books or articles not available at our library may request them from another library through Interlibrary Loan. Request forms are available online and at the Circulation Desk.  You will be notified by phone or e-mail when your Interlibrary Loan Request has arrived.


Faculty may make specific materials available to their students by placing them on reserve at the Circulation Desk. Reserves are checked out for two hours and must be used on the 2nd floor in the library. Also, some reserves may be checked out overnight with the professor's permission. Some materials may be placed on three-day reserve or one-week reserve at the faculty member's discretion.


The ERIC Collection (Education Resources Information Center) is the product of a nationwide information network which provides ready access to educational literature. Sources of the documents contained in ERIC include: state and local educational organizations, school study councils, regional and national conferences, etc.


Atlanta Journal Constitution and the Wall Street Journal are available at the Circulation Desk on the second floor. The Albany Herald may be accessed on the web. Most newspaper backfiles for The New York Times, The Albany Herald and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution are available on microfilm. Microfilm/Microfiche reader printers are located on the second floor.

Government Documents:

The library has a number of government documents. These materials do not circulate from the library. Exceptions are made for special needs.

Scholarly Journals & Periodicals:

The library receives approximately 450 scholarly journals and periodical titles in both print and microform formats dealing with a wide range of subjects. Scholarly journals and periodical holdings are listed alphabetically in the Serial Printouts in the Serials Collection on the 2nd and 3rd floors in the library.

Library Bibliographic Instruction Tours:

Faculty may request bibliographic instruction tours for their classes. These sessions include a library tour and a computer demonstration of GALILEO (Georgia Library Learning On-Line) and the GIL (Galileo Interconnected Libraries) RAMCAT . Tours may be requested by calling the library at (229) 430-4799 or by e-mail at this address:  

ASU Archives

The Albany State University Archives is a collection of historical papers and resources that detail the history of Albany State University. In order to access information in the Archives, please call for an appointment at 229.430.4799. You must provide a 24 hour notice for the request to be filled. Your request will be taken, and the materials that are requested will be retrieved by a library staff member for use.

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