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What do I do if I can't access Blackboard or Email?

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Make sure to notify your instructors that you are experiencing an issue. There are a few steps you can take that may fix the issue you are having.  Please follow these instructions carefully.   Are you getting this error message: "Blackboard Learn is currently unable to log into your account using single sign-on because the authentication request has expired"? Click "go back to login page,"  and... read more


How late is the library open?

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Check the library webpage for the latest special hour announcements. Athens campus library: 8:00am-10pm Monday-Thursday and Friday 8:00-4:30.   Elbert County campus library: 8:30am-5pm Monday-Thursday and Friday 8-4.   Walton County campus: Tuesday and Friday: 8am-4pm   Break hours: branch campus libraries: 8:00am-4:00pm, and Athens campus library: 8:00am-8:00pm ... read more


Can I borrow a laptop?

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Laptops are available to students and staff for 2-hour in-library use. The circulation desk holds your driver's license while you have the laptop. There are a limited number of laptops available to checkout to students. ... read more


Do you have textbooks in the library?

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Textbooks may be purchased at the bookstore.  A limited number of textbooks are available as Course Reserves at the Library.  Ask your instructor if this option is available for your course.... read more


How many books can I check out and how long can I keep them?

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Students can check out up to 15 books and keep them for 4 weeks with 2 renewals. DVDs can be checked out for 3 days. For more information, check out student resources on our webpage. Faculty and staff can check out as many books as they need and keep them for a 90 days. Popular books can be checked out for 4 weeks and DVDs can be checked out for 3 days. For more information, check out  faculty/sta... read more


Can I renew a book without coming into the library?

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Yes! Give us a call or use the chat box.... read more


Are there any jobs open right now in the library?

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All open positions are advertised by Human Resources: http://www.athenstech.edu/HR/positionAnnouncements/index.cfm Go to opportunities by category and click student. We also tend to hang notices in the library when we have vacancies (we like students who use the library!) ... read more


How do I access library resources at home?

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When you click on a full text resource from our website or within Blackboard, you will be prompted to log in. You do this just like you log into your email. If you have trouble or questions, contact the library.   ... read more


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