So we use all these crazy terms and acronyms in the library, and it can be a little mystifying. Here's a quick-and-easy description of all the terms you might hear related to BOOKS and what they're referring to!
||The general term for your library account (where you can request books, renew books, and check for fines); it is also the name of the GHC book catalog
|GIL-FIND||Just another name for the GHC book catalog|
|GIL UNIVERSAL CATALOG
||The book catalog for ALL books in the University System of Georgia|
|| How you request books from other USG schools - a FREE service for all our students
||How you request books from other GHC campuses|
|INTERLIBRARY LOAN (ILL)|| How you request books from libraries outside the USG system
And here are some of the terms you might hear related to ARTICLES and JOURNALS.
||A collection of databases provided by GHC and the University System of Georgia
|DATABASE||A searchable collection of online subscription resources (journals, images, videos, and sometimes whole books); usually material that is not available through free search engines like Google|
|JOURNAL||A regularly published "magazine", usually related to an academic discipline, often containing articles, book reviews, and other material about the subject
|ARTICLE||A single written work published in a journal or magazine