Visitor Information

  • Visitor Hours

    The Library is open to visitors everyday from 7:30am-10pm.*

    *Hours may vary for special events and holidays  

  • Library Services Desk:

    Reference assistance is available in-person and by phone (404-894-4530). In-depth queries may be referred to Research Services.

  • Research Services:

    Research Services provides customized fee-based research services to individuals, business, industry, government, and Georgia Tech alumni.

    We have access to hundreds of online databases as well as print resources. Our service is timely, cost-effective, and confidential. From the individual inventor to corporate R&D, Research Services can assist you with your research needs.

     More info? Contact:

    Bette Finn
    Research Services
    2nd Floor East [view map]
    Phone: 404-894-1790
    Email Research Services

  • Document Delivery:

    Copies of articles, conference papers, technical reports, patents, and other material in the Georgia Tech Library's collections are available through the Information Delivery Department. Books are available for loan to other libraries only.

    Contact the Information Delivery Department for information on prices, ordering, and delivery options.

     More info? Contact:

    Information Delivery
    2nd Floor East [view map]
    Phone: 404-894-4511
    Email Information Delivery

  • Computing in the Library:

Sit down visitor terminals are available on 1 West. Printing is available at all the visitor terminals, and prints may be picked up from the Library Services Desk for $.10 per printed page. Visitor computers provide access to the following software:

  • Firefox – an open-source web browser
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Powerpoint
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader

Visitor computers are reserved for accessing the Georgia Tech Library’s Electronic Resources only. These computers shall not be used for any activity that is not directly related to accessing the Library’s electronic resources. An unauthorized activity includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  1. Playing games
  2. Accessing obscene or offensive websites or files
  3. Watching videos
  4. Accessing any social media sites (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.)
  5. Checking Email
  6. Job searching, applying for jobs online, or resume editing
  7. Downloading illegal files (pirated movies, software, music, etc.)
  8. Conducting business activities

Library employees and security staff may ask any patron to relinquish the computer for non-compliance with any Georgia Tech computer usage or personal conduct policy.

NOTE: The Library Bloomberg terminal is limited to current Georgia Tech students, staff and faculty. Unfortunately our contract with Bloomberg does not permit visitors to use the terminal.

  • Database Access:

    Visitors have access to all resources, including the GT Catalog, databases, and eJournals, except where licenses prohibit walk-in visitor access. Access is for academic, non-commercial research purposes only.