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Library Operations Updates

Your Library, Online

Library staff are working remotely as our physical locations (except the Dahlonega library) remain closed. Remote services continue during the following hours:

  • Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Friday 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Sunday 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

*Please check the library website for the latest updates in service hours.

All contact methods (chat, email, voicemail, and webforms) are monitored during these hours and responded to as quickly as possible. The Dahlonega library is open to only UNG affiliates from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Monday - Thursday.

Reference and Informational Questions - Please use chat or email  so that we may route your question to the appropriate person. 

Research Consultations - Requests for consultations are being delivered remotely (e.g. Teams, Skype, Blackboard Collaborate.) Please allow 48 business hours advance notice from the time of your request in order to allow for adequate preparation.

Library Instruction - Sessions are being delivered remotely (e.g. Teams, Skype, Blackboard Collaborate) or instructors may request instructional materials for inclusion in D2L.  Any instruction that has not already been scheduled, should be requested at least two weeks in advance to allow for adequate preparation. 

Electronic Resources are available 24/7. For assistance use chat or email on the Libraries website.

Physical Items are available for checkout in the Dahlonega Library during open hours. Due dates for all materials have been extended and items (books, technology) should not be returned until facilities reopen. For questions please use email.

Gil Express is currently unavailable. Items currently checked out should be held until facilities reopen.

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) is currently for borrowing of digital items only. Items currently checked out should be held until facilities reopen. 

The Gainesville Campus library offers study space, computer workstations, librarian assistance, and a selection of books, DVDs and periodicals.

Directions and Parking

Maps and Directions

UNG Gainesville Campus Maps and Directions


For faculty, staff, and students with valid UNG parking permits, Lot B is the parking lot closest to the Hosch Library.

Visitors to the UNG-Gainesville Campus should contact Parking Services by email:, phone: 678-717-3914, or visiting the Card Services Office in the Student Center. 

Physical Address:

3820 Mundy Mill Rd.
Oakwood, GA  30566

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 1358
Gainesville, GA  30503

Contact Information

Hosch Library Information Desk:

678-717-3653 (phone)
678-717-3657 (fax)

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Technology Available for Checkout

The Hosch Library circulates the following technology to UNG students and employees for seven days. Patrons may only have one technology item checked out at a time.

  • iPads
  • Dell laptops
  • DSLR cameras
Food and Drink
  • No food, beyond small individual snacks, is allowed.
  • Cooked or heated foods are not allowed.
  • Drinks with lids are allowed.

All spills should be reported to a library staff member immediately.

Study Rooms

The Hosch Library has 11 study rooms.


  • Study rooms are available on a first come first serve basis for group use and single users.
  • Groups have priority for study room use.
  • Single users must cede the room at a group’s request.


  • One room is technology-enhanced and equipped with a computer, wireless keyboard, wireless mouse, and wall-mounted projection screen.
  • One room is a silent study room with study carrels and armchairs.  
Computers and Printers


  • Computers are available on both floors of the library with the majority housed on the first floor.
  • Patrons with computer guest passes must use the computers on the first floor.


  • Black and white printers
  • Color printer
  • Available to UNG students, faculty, and staff only

Faxing and Scanning

Faxing and scanning are also available.

Cell Phone Use

Cell phones should be on vibrate and cell phone conversations should be taken to the lobby of the library. No activities that disrupt the general academic activities of the Hosch Library's users are allowed.

Disability Resources

All staff working in public service areas of the libraries will make every effort to accommodate reasonable requests from users with disabilities.

Students, in some instances, may need to contact Student Disability Services to document needs in order to coordinate accommodations and services.

Library instruction sessions are conducted at the request of faculty. If your class is having instruction and you need accommodation please make the request for assistance at least one week in advance. Please notify Joy Bolt, 706-864-1514 or, to make arrangements.

Exhibits and Art


GSC: A History

A look at the founders and past presidents of Gainesville State College.

"Oh, The Places You'll Go!"

In honor of International Education Week 2017 and in support of UNG’s Center for Global Engagement, this display celebrates the benefits of international education and exchange and explores opportunities at UNG to expand your world through foreign languages and study abroad.


No Small Measure: Collaborations Between Artists & Poets

The collection includes 15 letterpress prints of illustrated poems on display in the silent study room on the 2nd floor. To learn more, see New gallery exhibit combines the work of artists, poets.

Gainesville State College Mace

Located just inside the inner door of the library.

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Today's Hours

Remote Services:
8:00am - 8:00pm
10:00am - 2:00pm
10:00am - 2:00pm
10:00am - 2:00pm

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