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Do I Need the GALILEO Password?

When you access GALILEO or individual databases through links from the Library's web pages, you will generally use your Middle Georgia State email username and password:

  • Firstname.Lastname
  • Email password

In most cases, you will NOT need the GALILEO password. However, if you do, use one of the following resources to find it:

Desire2Learn:

  1. Log in to D2L as usual.
  2. The GALILEO password is displayed on the opening page.

GIL-Find:

  1. From the GIL-Find homepage, click on "Get GALILEO password"
  2. Enter your Institution ID (student ID number), last name, and PIN number
    • (see "How to Get a Pin for GIL" on left of page)
  3. Click Login

Classic GIL:

  1. From the Classic GIL homepage, click on "Get GALILEO password"
  2. Enter your Institution ID (student ID number), last name, and PIN number
    • (see "How to Get a Pin for GIL" on left of page)
  3. Click "Login to My Account"