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.
* Children under the age of 12 must be supervised by an adult (click HERE for
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.