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Freshman Survival: University Library

Tips and tools to help you through your first year of college and beyond

Macon Library Hours

Macon- Fall & Spring Semester Library Hours

Mon-Thurs: 7:30am - midnight
Fri: 7:30am - 12 Noon
Sat: Closed
Sun: 1:00pm - midnight


Macon- Summer Semester Library Hours

Mon-Thurs:          7:30am - 9:00pm
Fri/Sat: Closed
Sun: 1:00pm - 7:00pm

Cochran/Roberts Memorial Library Hours

Cochran/Roberts Memorial Library- Fall & Spring Semester Library Hours

Mon-Thurs: 7:30am - midnight
Fri: 7:30am - 12 Noon
Sat: Closed
Sun:    1:00pm - midnight


Cochran/Roberts Library- Summer Semester Library Hours

Mon-Thurs:              7:30am - 9:00pm
Fri/Sat: Closed
Sun:  1:00pm - 7:00pm

Dublin Library Hours

Dublin- Fall & Spring Semester Library Hours

Mon-Thurs: 7:30am - 6:00pm
Fri/Sat/Sun: Closed


Dublin- Summer Semester Library Hours

Mon-Thurs:               7:30am - 6:00pm
Fri/Sat/Sun:               Closed

Eastman Library Hours

Eastman- Fall & Spring Semester Library Hours
Mon:           8:00am - 12:45pm
  1:00pm - 6:30pm
Tues: 8:00am - 12:45pm
  4:00pm - 6:30pm
Wed: 8:00am - 12:45pm
  1:00pm - 6:30pm
Thurs: 8:00am - 12:45pm
  4:00pm - 6:30pm
Fri/Sat/Sun: Closed
Eastman- Summer Semester Library Hours
Mon-Thurs:           8:00am - 4:30pm
Fri/Sat/Sun: Closed

Warner Robins Library Hours

Warner Robins- Fall & Spring Semester Library Hours

Mon-Thurs: 8:30am - 4:00pm
Fri/Sat/Sun: Closed



Warner Robins- Summer Semester Library Hours

Mon-Thurs: Closed (Temporarily)
Fri/Sat/Sun: Closed

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 MGA email address and password:

  • Email password

In most cases, you will NOT need the GALILEO password. However, if you do have trouble with a specific GALILEO resource, use one of the following paths to login:


  1. Log in to D2L as usual.
  2. The GALILEO link is displayed on the opening page under "Academic Resources".

MGA Library Homepage

  1.  Go to the main MGA library homepage
  2. Select "Find Articles- GALILEO"
  3. Follow login prompts.

Library Introduction

The library is THE place to come to get help with projects, have a quiet place to study, and is staffed by some really great people who want you to succeed! The library has many excellent resources for students to use: Print books, Ebooks, GALILEO for research databases, and audio-visual materials. This page will go more in depth on how to use these resources.


Galileo FAQ page

GALILEO stands for:

GeorgiA LIbrary LEarning Online, an initiative of the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia. GALILEO is an online library portal to authoritative, subscription-only information that isn’t available through free search engines or Web directories. Participating institutions may access over 100 databases indexing thousands of periodicals and scholarly journals. Over 10,000 journal titles are provided in full-text. Other resources include encyclopedias, business directories, and government publications.


Galileo-related research tips/tutorials

Quick Links to How-To Videos

How do I sign in to GIL-Find?


How do I request a book from another MGA Campus Library?


How do I request a book from another University System of Georgia institution?


How do I place an Interlibrary Loan (ILL) request?

How do I locate an online journal or periodical?


How do I use keywords to search in GALILEO?


How do I find scholarly, peer-reviewed articles?


How do I make a hanging indent in Microsoft Word?



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Ann Williams
Assistant Director of Library Services- Cochran, Dublin, & Eastman
Middle Georgia State University
Roberts Memorial Library
1100 Second Street, S.E.
Cochran, GA 31014
(478) 934-3149