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Library student assistants: Daily duties

What do student library assistants do?

Each campus library works a little differently, but here are some of the main responsibilities of a library student assistant. 


  • Open and close the library
  • Assist people who come into the library
  • Answer the phone
  • Help patrons find library materials in GALILEO and O.W.L., our Library Portal  
  • Check materials out and back in using ALMA
  • Reshelve materials
  • Put newspapers away
  • Check in magazine issues in ALMA (except Athens)
  • Troubleshoot password issues or help students send a support ticket
  • Help keep the library tidy and welcoming
  • Check the mail (Elbert campus)

Athens Campus Library: 706.355.5020 | Elbert County: 706.213.2116  | Walton County: 706.552.0909 | Greene County: 706.453.0536
email: Library Webmaster

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