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Welcome to GALILEO

Through GALILEO, Georgia citizens have access to authoritative, subscription-only information that isn't available through free search engines or Web directories. Here's a sampling of what's inside:


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Need the GALILEO Password?

Select Your Affiliation

Public College or University (University System)

Select your institution below to get the password from your GIL account or to log in with your institutional credentials.

(See also "Private College or University" below if your school is not in the list above.)

Note: To obtain your GALILEO password, you will need to log into your GIL account. Follow these instructions to obtain your GALILEO password:

  1. Select your institution from the list above. 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.

For more information on obtaining your GALILEO password, see this FAQ.

Public Library
  • Log in via your PINES account
  • Contact your Public Library
Private College or University
Elementary, Middle and High School

Contact your institution's library:

Guest Access

GALILEO Guest access includes non-password-protected resources only, such as the Digital Library of Georgia databases, the New Georgia Encyclopedia, and other public databases. It is possible to log in as a Guest in one of three ways:

  1. Remote users can select the “Log in as Guest” option on the GALILEO log in screen.
  2. On-site users can click “Log in as another user” in the upper right corner of the screen and then select the “Log in as Guest” option.
  3. Any user go directly to the GALILEO Guest page at: http://www.galileo.usg.edu/guest/