Services for Students

  • In-depth research assistance from a Faculty Librarian.
  • Assistance from a Writing Center tutor available on a walk-in basis.
  • Instructional workshops on a variety of topics and academic applications.
  • Borrowing from GSU Library and other libraries for journal articles and books unavailable in the GSU Library.
  • Bindery service for personal copies of Governors State University student theses, projects, graduate seminars and dissertations.
  • For more information on student services, see this Library Services for GSU Students flyer.

Services for Faculty

  • Course reserves. Complete a Reserve Request Form and bring in person to the Library with the materials you want placed on reserve. Procedures for this service¬†are in myGSU Library (portal login required).
  • Priority purchase requests for materials to support class instruction.
  • In-class instruction from a Faculty Librarian on library resources.
  • Class tours of the Library.
  • Borrowing from GSU Library and other libraries for journal articles and books unavailable in the GSU Library.
  • Graduate assistants may check out items for faculty with a signed permission form.
  • Under the Illinois Open Access to Research Articles Act and the GSU Open Access policy the Library posts Faculty peer reviewed articles and other research products on the institutional repository, OPUS http://opus.govst.edu. Please contact the Scholarly Communication Librarian, Paul Blobaum at pblobaum@govst.edu for more information.
  • For more information on faculty services, see this Library Services for GSU Faculty flyer.


updated 8/19/2015