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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, then log in to your GIL account. Follow the steps below to obtain your GALILEO password.

  1. Select your institution from the list below. This will take you to your GIL Catalog.
  2. Click on “GALILEO password” under “Access My Library Account.”
  3. Click the “Sign in” link on the top-right of the page or in the yellow notification bar.
  4. Log in using your institutional credentials.
  5. Once you’re logged in, click on the “GALILEO Password” tab.
  6. On the left-hand side of the page, you will see your GALILEO password. It may take a couple seconds for the GALILEO password to display. You will also be automatically be logged into GALILEO.

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: Thu, May 25, 2017 - 11:15:10