We are here to help you use the Library to reach your academic goals.

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Governors State University Library
1 University Parkway
University Park, IL 60484-0975
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Circulation Department

We assist you by checking out materials, managing loans from other libraries, handling reserve items, processing billing charges and shelving library materials. Find us in D2400.

Circulation DeskGeneral Questions708.534.4112circulation@govst.edu
BillingLily Morgan     708.235.7521lmorgan3@govst.edu
Interlibrary Loan    Sally Snyder    708.235.7520ill@govst.edu
ReservesLily Morgan708.235.7521lmorgan3@govst.edu

Reference Department

We assist you by answering information questions and providing research assistance. We offer help with the Library Catalog and databases. In addition, we provide library instruction, serve as faculty liaisons and coordinate displays. Find our Faculty Librarians in D2402. Find additional staff in C2320.

Reference DeskResearch Questions     708.235.7519library@govst.edu
Reference ServicesLily Morgan 708.235.7521lmorgan3@govst.edu
Instruction and Workshops     Library708.235.7519library@govst.edu
Government Documents     Library708.534-4111library@govst.edu
University ArchivesKerry Adams708.235.7506kadams4@govst.edu
 Display CasesKerry Adams708.235.7506kadams4@govst.edu


We are responsible for overseeing all library operations. Find us in D2416.

Technical Services

We assist you behind the scenes by maintaining the Library Catalog; acquiring, processing and cataloging new and donated materials in all formats. Find us in D2410.

Technical Services Library708.534.4111libseracq@govst.edu

Records Management

We work with departments within the university to comply with the State of Illinois requirements for maintaining and disposing of paper files and electronic records. Guidelines and resources for records retention can be found on the University Records Management Resource page.

University Records OfficerErin Engelbrecht Sheffner708.235.7515esheffner@govst.edu

Library Technology Support

We assist you with troubleshoot issues dealing with access to Library Electronic Databases and Library Catalog.

Library Systems, Website Management,Technology Support La’Shaunda Willams-Ware708.235.7511libtech@govst.edu