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HUMN 1002: Books

This subject guide has a number of resources that are specific to the HUMN 1002 class.

Logging in to GIL-Find / My Library Account

Logging in to MGA's GIL-Find Catalog allows you to do a number of things:

  • Create GIL Express requests to have books sent to you from other USG college libraries.
  • Click on "Access My Library Account" to do the following:
    • Check the status of requests.
    • Renew books.
    • Check on possible fines.
    • Get the GALILEO password.

How do you log in?

  • Current MGA students, faculty, and staff will use their MGA email login info.
  • You will use your ENTIRE EMAIL ADDRESS as your username: (
  • Use your EMAIL PASSWORD.

Find Library Books

In the Library:

  • Browse the "PN1900" section in your campus library.
  • Also see below for a list of related books from our collection.

General Reference Books - Online


If you access any of these online resources off-campus, you will be prompted for your Galileo credentials.
1. If you are prompted for a username and password, use "firstname.lastname" and your email password.
2. If you are only prompted for a password, simply use this semester's Galileo password, which can be found in Desire2Learn.

Encyclopedia Britannica / Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary Online Small GALILEO icon -- Don't forget about the "Timeline" feature, which is listed under "Research Tools" on the homepage. NOTE: Select encyclopedia or dictionary to search.

Credo Reference -- search our online collection of 592 full-text reference books. See specific books within Credo Reference listed below:

Film-related Reference books-online

This is just a TINY sampling of Ebooks that you have access to as a Middle Georgia State Unverisity student. Feel free to search on your own and never be afraid to ask a Librarian for some help!

Here's a link to a GIL-Find search that returns over 400 ebooks for "Film," "Motion Picture," and "History & Criticism":
Feel free to modify this search or do your own.

Reference Books


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Kristen Bailey
Macon Library, Office 138
Subjects: History

Outline of US History from the Dept. of State