Ingram Library is dedicated to meeting its faculty's information needs, both in their classes and personal research. This guide will help you use our quality collection and our faculty services.
Remember: If you ever need help, please contact the reference desk (678) 839-6495.
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Library Instruction Services at UWG
Librarians are happy to work with you to develop library instruction or instructional materials that meet your course learning goals or research assignment. (See, for example, library course guides and subject guides).
Ways to contact us:
- Email or call your subject librarian.
- Request an instructional consultation.
- Request an instruction session.
- (Sessions should be scheduled at least two weeks in advance and work best when there is a specific assignment.)
Instructors teaching online may also be interested in Resource Sharing Services.
Here you can find information about the LIBR 2100 Course.
Information Literacy Teaching Resources
"Information literacy" refers to abilities and understandings needed for finding, evaluating, using, and creating information. The Library's Instructional Services Department collaborates with course instructors to support information literacy education in a number of ways. This page describes instructional services and links to other information literacy resources.
These guides are intended for instructors interested in helping students develop their abilities to engage and to use information sources critically and reflectively.
Librarians offer you or your students reference services in-person, via chat, and by appointment. Please inform your students about the library's reference services and consider linking to them in your CourseDen site and/or syllabus.
Ways to contact us:
You can now access online databases and e-journals using your UWG ID and Password.
General databases cover a wide range of topics. Start your searches here to find overviews and the latest advances.
Subject-specific databases cover only one field. For most in-depth research, consult at least one subject-specific database. Topics may be covered by multiple databases.
- Video: Select the correct database for your topic.
- Slow Internet: The Subject Guide for your major suggests databases (usually under the Articles tab).
Accessing Full-Text Articles
In databases, find full articles by clicking links like Full Text, HTML Full Text, or PDF. Many databases include more articles than they have in full-text. You can still access articles with no full text.
To find out how to access a particular article, look for the link that says ‘Find a Copy,’ , or
- Databases that have Full Text, EBSCOhost, or ProQuest in the title will have many full-text articles.
- Databases that have abstract or index in the title often have no full-text articles at all.
Need something we don't have? Request it via interlibrary loan.
All the books, videos, and other materials at Ingram Library are listed in our online catalog. You can search the catalog by accessing it on the Library homepage.
Google the Library! Find our books and articles using Google Scholar and Google Books.
For help with finding books, please see our finding books page.
Guides for Faculty
- ARCHE Cards
- Circulation Policy - Faculty
- Citation Guide
- Citation Management Software
- Copyright Information
- Effective Research Assignments
- EndNote Web
- Evaluate a website (Is it a credible source?)
- ILL and Resource Sharing
- Information Literacy: A Conceptual Framework
- News Literacy Toolkit
- Research Toolkit
- Reserve Materials @ Ingram Library (for UWG Faculty)
- Subject Librarians
- Textbook Alternatives: Open Educational Resources
- Trial Resources
- Using Other Libraries
- Visiting Scholars
- Web of Knowledge, a users' guide