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Select the Appropriate Tool

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Item Tool
Books Search GILto locate books at your library. Remember to note the complete call number. Unless otherwise stated, book resources will be found in the stacks of your library. Search GIL Universal Catalog at https://giluc.usg.edu/ to locate books at other Georgia libraries.
Magazine articles Search GALILEO. Remember you must select from a variety of databases based on coverage. See the chart that follows which lists the subjects/disciplines in GALILEO. For older articles, you might need to consult printed indexes. Also, see Unit 5 'The Great GALILEO' for an in-depth discussion.
Newspaper articles Search GALILEO. Remember you must select from a variety of databases based on coverage. See the chart below which lists the subjects/disciplines in GALILEO. For some newspaper articles, you might need to consult printed indexes.
Scholarly journal articles Search GALILEO. Remember you must select from a variety of databases based on coverage. See the chart below which lists the subject/disciplines in GALILEO. For some scholarly journal articles, you might need to consult printed indexes.
Web site Computer with an online connection and a browser.
Other materials such as statistics and government publications Search GIL for books on statistics and for government publications at your library. Search GIL Universal Catalog at https://giluc.usg.edu/ to locate books at other Georgia libraries. Search GALILEO for articles which include statistics and for some government publications. You might also search the Internet for additional information.

GALILEO includes numerous subject and discipline areas including arts and humanities, business and economics, sciences, social sciences, medicine, company information, Georgia, and Spanish resources.

Keep in mind:

WANT MORE on finding items in the library?
> Unit 3 > What All Libraries Have

WANT MORE on searching GALILEO?
>Unit 5 > The Great GALILEO

WANT MORE on searching GIL?
>Unit 6 > GIL

WANT MORE on searching the Internet?
>Unit 7 > Tips for Using the Internet

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