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Frequently Asked Questions

Question

How do I get a password?

Alternate Question(s):
  • What is my GALILEO password?
  • How do I sign up for a GALILEO password?
Answer

Which best describes you?

GEORGIA CITIZEN or PUBLIC LIBRARY USER

  1. Log in via your PINES account, or
  2. Try this! information, or
  3. Contact your public library.

PUBLIC COLLEGE or UNIVERSITY USER

Select the link to your institution below to log in to your GIL account. You will then be shown your current GALILEO password.

NOTE: To log in to your GIL Account, you will need a GIL PIN. To get your GIL PIN, follow these directions:

  1. Select your institution from the list below. This will take you to the “My Account” section of your GIL Catalog.
  2. Enter your library barcode number or institution ID number located on your institutional ID card.
  3. Enter your last name.
  4. Click on the “Get My PIN” link. A temporary PIN will be immediately emailed to you.
  5. Once you have received your temporary PIN, go back to your GIL account and log in.
  6. Change your PIN by clicking on the Change PIN button directly under your name and address once logged into your GIL account.

    For more information on the GIL PIN, see this FAQ.

PRIVATE COLLEGE or UNIVERSITY USER

Contact your college or university library.

TECHNICAL COLLEGE USER

Contact your technical college library.

MIDDLE or HIGH SCHOOL USER

Ask a teacher or visit your school media center.

PRIMARY or ELEMENTARY SCHOOL USER

Ask a teacher or visit your school media center.

GUEST USER

Though GALILEO is a resource for Georgia citizens, users outside Georgia may access some GALILEO databases, including the Digital Library of Georgia databases, the New Georgia Encyclopedia, and other non-password-protected resources. Log in as a guest to access these resources.

For more information, see the GALILEO Access Policies and Information page.

Are you being asked for a username and password when accessing databases?

Additional
Information

Other questions in this category: Passwords, Support for Librarians,

Keywords: passwords

Last Updated: Tue, May 17, 2016 - 4:43:14