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Library Resources for the West Georgia Community

The UWG Library welcomes the local community and visitors* to the Library, and makes available to the general public as many of its programs and services as possible.

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Children under the age of 12 must be supervised by an adult (click HERE for policy).
  • Borrow materials from our Library
    In addition to books, scholarly journals, newspapers, and magazines, the library collection contains audio and video recordings, maps and United States government documents. Residents of the area may apply for a free Guest Borrower Card at the front desk during any hour the Library is open. You need to bring a photo ID and verification of your current mailing address and phone number. For full details on the Guest Borrower Policy, please click HERE. For questions, call 678-839-6502.

  • Databases
    Although off-campus access to most of our internet-accessible databases is restricted to students, faculty and staff, you may come to the Library and use any of those resources while you are here. These databases comprise indexing resources, online historical materials and newspapers, as well as thousands of academic journals. For questions, call 678-839-6495.

  • Government Documents & Tax Forms
    As part of the Federal Depository Library Program, the Ingram Library makes available a large number of federal resources, both in paper and electronically, for use by the citizens of Georgia. Although we do not have paper copies of tax forms, the Government Documents website has links to forms and instructions available online, which can be printed and used for filing. Click HERE for details. For questions, call 678-839-6359.

  • Programs
    From time to time throughout the year, the Library offers educational programs which are open to all. Check News and Events on the Library Homepage for announcements of upcoming programs.

  • Special Collections
    The Library has an extensive collection of materials about the history of the university and the geographic area it serves. Display cases outside Special Collections provide a glimpse of the archival treasures within the collections, which include the papers of former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich and Georgia House Speaker Tom Murphy. Click HERE for more information. For questions, call 678-839-6361.

  • Holocaust Center
    The Thomas B. Murphy Holocaust Teacher Training Resource Center on Ingram Library's second floor is the only Holocaust center in the United States devoted to teacher training located in a state-supported institution. Click HERE for more information or call 678-839-6281.

  • Getting to the Library
    Free Visitor Parking is available in a lot behind the Library, directly across from the Townsend Center, off West Georgia Drive. Click HERE for driving directions to the campus and a map of the campus showing parking areas near the Library.

  • Library Hours
    During Fall and Spring Semesters, the Ingram Library is generally open Monday through Thursday, 7:30am to 2:00am; Fridays, 7:30am to 6:00pm; Saturdays, 10:00am to 6:00pm; and Sundays, 2:00pm to 2:00am. For detailed information, including holiday closings, click HERE.

  • Would you like to become more involved with the Library?
    Consider becoming a patron of the Library by joining The Melson Society, which is named in honor of Penelope Melson, West Georgia's first librarian.

  • Irvine Sullivan Ingram Library, UWG
    1601 Maple St - Carrollton, GA 30118-2000
    Library Information - (678) 839-6350
    Reference Desk - (678) 839-6495
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    http://oldlibrary.westga.edu/~library/depts/access/community.shtml
    Last Modified: 07 February 2009