Q: Can I request books through GIL Express during the winter break?


GIL Express requests will be suspended from Wednesday, December 12, 2018 through Monday, December 31, 2019. All patrons (including faculty and staff) will be unable to make new requests through GIL Express during this time.

If you have books that are currently checked out through GIL Express, your books will be automatically renewed. You can still return books and pick up books that have been delivered until the library closes for winter break.

You can also visit other USG schools and check books out in person, and students from other USG schools will be able to visit the KSU Libraries and check books out as well. For example, Georgia Highlands students will be able to check out books at Johnson Library as normal.

Interlibrary Loan

Our Interlibrary Loan Office will be open and will continue processing requests until the university closes on December 21, 2018. KSU Faculty and Staff will be able to request books and articles through ILLiad. Students who are enrolled in classes for the Spring semester will also be able to request items through ILLiad.

Please note that the ILL staff will not process requests for books that they think will not arrive before break. If they think that the book you requested is unlikely to arrive before December 21, they will contact you and request the book once the university reopens in January. This is to keep the 10 day winter break from cutting into your loan period.

Intercampus Delivery

You will also be able to request books for intercampus delivery as normal. Please keep in mind that the KSU Library System will be closed from December 21, 2018 until December 31, 2018. Delivery requests will not be processed until after we reopen on December 31, 2018.

For more help


For more help, email the ILL Office or call 470-578-6002 with any questions.

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Nov 27, 2018


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