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Continuity of SSU Library Services

Asa Gordon Library services during COVID-19

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SSU Library Hours

Asa H. Gordon Library Hours for Spring 2022

Monday-Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Saturday & Sunday: Closed



Upcoming Library Events

Wednesday Workshops for Spring 2022

Date Name Description
January 26 GALILEO Databases: Basics and Beyond Join librarian Jennifer West to learn how to search library databases in GALILEO effectively. She will share some particularly useful databases among the over 200 databases SSU students and faculty have access to.
February 9 Citations - Why? How? Where? When? When your professor tells you to use MLA style citations, are you puzzled? Does the in-text citation format for APA make no sense? Are you a student who has to use ASA style or another less-common citation style? Bring your questions and learn the ins, outs and whys of citing your sources.
February 23 SSU's Special Collections: Dive into Local Black History Special Collections librarian and archivist Jennifer West takes you on a trip through some of the Savannah State stories found within the Gordon Library Special Collections. Celebrate Black History Month locally!
March 9 Interlibrary Loan & GIL Express: Find any resource you need! Join Interlibrary Loan specialist Janice Shipp for her workshop on how to request books, articles, book chapters, and more from libraries across the country. She will also talk about GIL Express and how you can request books from other University System of Georgia schools.

March 23

Date Change: March 30

Beginning the Research Process Join library staff member Jeremy Schwartz in this exploration of the research process. Find out how to evaluate your assignment, find background information and keywords for database searches, use a mind map to help you get to a thesis statement, and find primary, secondary, and tertiary sources through Gordon Library.
April 6 National Library Week - Careers in Libraries & Archives Join the staff of Gordon Library to learn about what sort of careers are possible in the fields of libraries, archives, and other information professions as part of this year's National Library Week celebration. Hear how we got started in the field!
April 20 Evaluating Your Sources: The CRAAP Test and More Has a friend ever sent you an article that seems fishy? Learn about the CRAAP test, a tool for evaluating information sources and other resources to make sure you're staying on top of fake news, misleading articles, and sources that don't fit with college-level assignments. 

Our Next Workshop:

Workshops take place every other Wednesday at 2:00 PM.

Join us in person in room 207 at Gordon Library or via WebEx.

Register with the form below. You will get an email with the WebEx information the morning of the workshop.

Any questions, please email


Curious about current library events? Learn more below.

Wednesday Weekly Workshops - Our current (since summer 2020) workshop series offers a new installment of Library workshop programming almost every Wednesday, hybrid, via WebEx and in Gordon Library room 207. STRIPES credit is available for all attendees.

Re:Sources @ SSU Libraries - A series of workshops co-hosted by the Gordon and Satellite Libraries, from Fall 2019 through Spring 2020. "Discover essential resources and bring your research to the next level." Unless otherwise noted, workshops were open to all on a drop-in basis.

Mobile Librarian - Look for your SSU librarians at the Student Union, King-Frazier building and other locations across campus. We bring the library to YOU with news and event announcements and friendly assistance.

Movie Nights - Join us as we keep the library open late and show a movie from our collection. High chance of snacks at these events!

National Library Week - Join us during the week of April 4, 2022 in appreciation and celebration of all that libraries offer. Learn about pathways to a library career, mingle with students, librarians and faculty at a front-lawn social, and enjoy other special activities TBA.

Download fliers for library events below. SSU faculty, staff and students can print and distribute these freely and spread the word!

Celebrate National Library Week with Asa H. Gordon Library!

See all that's happening in the links to the left.

  • Games and prizes
  • Discussions about library careers
  • SSU Author Day
  • Movie Day!

You can find the full list of workshop recordings here.

Workshop highlights are below:

Wednesday Weekly Workshops

SSU Libraries' Wednesday Weekly Workshops
All workshops take place online via WebEx. Register below - we will email you the meeting link ahead of time. All are welcome to attend, and participants will earn Tiger STRIPES credit! 

Register below! 


Asa H. Gordon Library

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