Hours & Contact Information

  • How can I contact or get information about a particular department or unit in the library?

    On the Library's website, on the right side of the page, underneath the slide show, follow the Departments link.
  • Do you offer an email reference service, or how can I contact a reference librarian via email?

    The Odum Library offers a Live Chat service. If you are trying to contact a particular reference librarian see Reference Services for individual telephone numbers and email addresses.

    On the Library's website on the right side of the page, underneath the slide show, follow the Departments > Reference Services.

  • What are the library's hours?

    The library's hours are posted at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/library/about/hours-of-operation.php. Alternately, you can follow the Hours of Operation link in the upper right corner of the Library's Home Page.

    Students, Staff, and Faculty will have to swipe their VSU 1 Card for access after 10:00 PM. This means between the hours of 10:00 PM and 8:00 AM Sunday through Friday morning patrons must swipe a valid 1 Card to gain access to the library. After 2:00 AM patrons must use the south entrance card swipe to gain access to the Internet Café and Periodical Room. 

  • What are the holiday hours or hours during the academic break?

    Holiday and other academic break hours are provided in the Hours of Operations link as posted on the Library's website right gray button labeled "Library Hours".
  • What are the hours for Reference service?

    Library Reference service hours are available in selecting the Live Chat button from the right hand side of the Library's website.

  • What is the library's location?

    The mailing address is:

    Odum Library, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA 31698

    The bottom page Virtual Tour and Maps link lists campus maps, parking information and driving directions.  This brief Library Physical Access summary has details helpful to persons with disabilities including handicap parking.

  • What is the phone number for Circulation/Reference?

    The number for Circulation is (229) 333-5869. Call Circulation for questions concerning loan renewal, fines or library privileges. The number for Reference is (229) 333-7149. Call Reference with any questions concerning the library's holdings or for quick reference service. These numbers and others are listed on the Library's website > Contact Us found toward the bottom right of the library's homepage.
  • How can I contact a particular staff member who works at the library?

    Consult the library's Staff Contact Directory .

    Select Odum Library's website > About Us > Staff Contact Directory.