The Greenblatt Library, established in 1834 and named after prominent MCG physician, Robert B. Greenblatt, M.D. in 1988, provides resources and services for the health information needs of the faculty, staff and students of the Augusta University and Health System, and serves as a source of health information for the state of Georgia.
A current library barcode entitles its owner full library privileges and is required to borrow materials. Faculty, staff and students may obtain a library barcode by presenting their current Augusta University or Augusta University Medical Center picture identification badge at the Library Information Center.
- Books: four weeks
- Bound journals: three days
- Unbound journals: three days
- Audiovisuals: three days
The Library provides an extensive collection of biomedical books, journals and audiovisuals, computer programs, databases, internet resources and various historical collections including university publications and historical archives.
Document delivery services will acquire material not available at Augusta University for a small fee through agreements and electronic connections to hundreds of libraries worldwide.
The resources of the University System Libraries in Georgia are available to those with a current library barcode via the GIL-Express service.
Materials may be placed on reserve to support course instruction for students on GIL-Find located at the Library Information Center.
The Library purchases materials recommended by faculty using the Collection Development guidelines. Requests for new journal titles require a continuing commitment, and a variety of factors are considered before adding a title. The Collection Development Committee evaluates requests for new journal titles annually.
Chat live with Augusta University reference Librarians is a service offered Monday-Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is best suited to short questions. E-mail to email@example.com for more detailed requests. Response via e-mail is usually one business day.
To make arrangements for curriculum support for information management and retrieval, Evidence Based Medicine, EndNote, specific databases and the Internet, call the Education & Information Services Department, 706-721-9911. You can also visit our online tutorials database.
Library services for distance users can be arranged for students at distance learning and off campus clinical sites.
A Clinical Librarian is available most days in the hospital and clinics. For assistance or to make an appointment contact us via e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Library faculty are available for in-depth reference assistance and consultation for access, evaluation, and management of information resources. Quick answers for basic facts will be answered for users via e-mail email@example.com, by phone 706-721-3441, or in person.
Several conference rooms and electronic classrooms may be reserved online for meetings or special classes. Each room has multiple student computer stations and an instructor station linked to a projection system.
The Greenblatt Library open lab space, located on the first floor, provides Augusta
University students, staff, and faculty with individual work and collaborative learning
spaces. Resource access includes electronic journals, electronic books, databases,
productivity applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and scanning on both PC and Mac
computers, please review the Public Computer Procedures . Lab computers are not configured to accept personal software. Printing is available
for Augusta University students who have a JagCard account.
- Black & White = $0.05 per page
- Color = $0.15 per page.
The Greenblatt Library now has several Windows laptops available for use by Augusta
University students, staff, and faculty with a current valid Augusta University ID,
please fill the Laptop Loan Agreement. For more information or to find out how many iPads / Laptops are currently available,
please contact us.
- Checkout at the Greenblatt Library Information Center
- Microsoft Suite installed
- WiFi access
- 7 day check out period, no renewals
The Greenblatt Library is committed to providing access to information resources and services to our users on an equal basis. For additional information or special assistance, contact the Library Information Center at 706-721-3441.