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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

Library Workshops for Fall 2022

Date Name Description

Friday, September 16

3:00 PM

What your library can do for you Why bother with the library when we have the internet? Join librarian Jennifer West as she explains what the library has that Google doesn't have. Learn how to use GALILEO to find articles, videos, eBooks, and more and GIL FIND to find books, journals, and more.

Thursday, September 22

11:00 AM

Interlibrary Loan & GIL Express Resource Sharing specialist Janice Shipp will explain how you can borrow books from any school within the University System of Georgia with GIL Express and how to request articles, book chapters, or entire books through Interlibrary Loan. 

Friday, September 30

1:00 PM

Research 101: Choosing and Refining a Topic Not held due to weather closure. Join us for the first in a series of sessions on how to use the library for your research projects. This session will cover how to choose a topic and how to refine that topic into a research question. Background resources and mind mapping will be covered.

Tuesday, October 5

12:00 PM

New date!

Special Collections & the History of SSU Jennifer West will take you through some of the materials in SSU's Special Collections, the historical archives of the university. Learn some of the history, see some treasures, and find out how you can see even more yourself.

Thursday, October 20

4:00 PM

New date!

Research 102: Search Techniques in GALILEO Once you have a research question, how do you find appropriate sources about it? In our second workshop in our research series, learn how to use keywords to search library databases, good databases to search, and tips and tricks on finding articles and books for your literature review.

Wednesday, October 26

4:00 PM

New date & time!

Research 103: 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. 

Thursday, October 27

5:00 PM

Research 104: Finding Data for Research Explore databases and open data sources that can provide data of all sorts to help with your research assignments.

Wednesday, November 2

3:00 PM

Citations Revisited We will review the basics of citations and answer specific questions you may have about citing resources in MLA, APA, ASA, and Turabian. This is your chance to ask us about all your citation questions.


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 Hispanic Heritage Month 2022 across Savannah State University!

For all the details, visit the Hispanic Heritage Month 2022 Library Guide.

calendar of Events for Hispanic Heritage Month 22


You can find the full list of workshop recordings here.

Workshop highlights are below:

Wednesday Weekly Workshops

Asa H. Gordon Library Workshops
All workshops take place online via WebEx and in room 207 on the library's 2nd floor. Register below - we will email you the meeting link ahead of time. All are welcome to attend.

Register below! 


Asa H. Gordon Library

Savannah State University 2200 Tompkins Rd Savannah, GA 31404 Phone: (912) 358-4324 Reference Text Line: (912) 226-2479