Help for Distance Learners

The distance learning community includes currently enrolled students, faculty and staff in Georgia Tech Online, GT Lorraine, study abroad programs, and those residing outside the Atlanta area.

A full range of library services and resources are available to the distance learning community, and we make every effort to meet the needs of distance learners at the library.

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Material Delivery

The Document Delivery service delivers books and copies of articles from the Georgia Tech Library's collection to those studying at GT Lorraine and current Georgia Tech Online students, faculty, and staff. For other off-campus distance learners, the delivery is within the U.S. only.

Georgia Tech Online:

The Document Delivery service delivers books and copies of articles from the Georgia Tech Library's collection to current GT Online students, faculty, and staff. Books are sent directly to the requester by UPS and should be returned by UPS or a similar service (NOTE: Students are responsible for their own return shipping fees for books, which must be returned via trackable means). Copies are sent directly to the requester’s ILLiad account. There is no charge for this service.

Interlibrary Loan service obtains materials not owned by the Georgia Tech Library from other libraries or commercial suppliers. Books are sent to Tanya Krawiec for delivery to the requester (to US locations only) . Copies of articles are sent directly to the requester’s ILLiad account. The Library subsidizes ILL requests up to $25.00 per item. You will be notified prior to ordering if charges exceed that amount.

All requests should be input using the ILLiad online interlibrary loan system.  When you register with ILLiad, you must specify your STATUS as Distance Ed.

GT Lorraine:

The Document Delivery service delivers books and copies of articles from the Georgia Tech Library's collection to GTL students, faculty, and staff. Books are sent to Alina Opreanu for delivery to the requester. Copies are sent directly to the requester’s ILLiad account. There is no charge for this service.

Interlibrary Loan service obtains copies of articles not owned by the Georgia Tech Library from other libraries or commercial suppliers. (Interlibrary Loan for books is not available, as the Library cannot send other libraries' books overseas.) Copies are sent directly to the requester’s ILLiad account.  The Library subsidizes ILL requests up to $25.00 per item. You will be notified prior to ordering if charges exceed that amount.

All requests should be input using the ILLiad online interlibrary loan system.  When you register with ILLiad, you must specify your STATUS as Distance Ed and your department as Distance GT Lorraine.

Other Distance Learners:

The Document Delivery service delivers books (to US locations only) and copies of articles from the Georgia Tech Library's collection. Books are sent directly to the requester by UPS and should be returned by UPS or a similar service. Copies are sent directly to the requester’s ILLiad account. There is no charge for this service.

Interlibrary Loan service obtains materials not owned by the Georgia Tech Library from other libraries or commercial suppliers. Books are sent directly to the requester (to U. S. locations only) by UPS and should be returned by UPS or a similar service (NOTE: Students are responsible for their own return shipping fees for books, which must be returned via trackable means). Copies of articles are sent directly to the requester’s ILLiad account. The Library subsidizes ILL requests up to $25.00 per item. You will be notified prior to ordering if charges exceed that amount.

All requests should be input using the ILLiad online interlibrary loan system.  When you register with ILLiad, you must specify your STATUS as Distance Ed.