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Research Guide for general Business and Management resources

Visitor Hours

Visitor terminals are available (next to the Info Desk - Ground Floor, Price Gilbert) Info. Desk staff can get you set up.

For immediate reference assistance, please call 404-894-4500 (or, toll-free, 1-888-225-7804)  -- or, go to the Library Help page and enter your question via chat or email.

For in-depth questions, please make a virtual appointment with the Government Documents Coordinator --

            Patricia Kenly, ph.: 404-894-1389 ; email:  patricia.kenly@library.gatech.edu

Visitor Hours info., Library webpage

Monday-Friday  *

  7:30am to 6:00pm

   

Saturday *

   9:00am to 5:00pm

Sunday   *

 9:00am to 5:00pm

 

exceptions to above hours

  • University System of Georgia (USG) and Emory University Faculty, Staff, and Students will be allowed access by showing current school id to the Security Officer and registering on the Visitor Log Book.
  • To participate in programs / events that are held in the Library buildings
  • Appointment with a librarian / archivist 

Note: special hours during semester breaks and holidays; Library Hours webpage gives up-to-date info.

 

 

Parking

Football -- no parking on campus for home games 


For GPS, you may want to enter the address for the Student Center: 350 Ferst Drive, N.W., Atlanta, 30332

From North Ave. , enter campus at Cherry St.  (small street sign; look for brick campus sign) Turn LEFT at stop sign onto Ferst Dr.) – note: Cherry St. is pedestrian-only beyond this intersection. Proceed about 2/10 of a mile. Adjacent to the Student Center is a small visitor lot ("Area 2"), which fills up quickly. Recommended: proceed several hundred feet and turn right into a parking garage ("WO2") 

Note: parking is credit card only; for lot - go to ticket dispensing machine and pay upfront ;  for garage - take a ticket on entering; pay at exit).

If you miss Cherry St., turn right a few feet ahead onto Tech Parkway (Hampton Inn is at this intersection). Turn right at first stoplight to enter campus on Ferst Dr. ; make an immediate right.  Within a few yards is a parking garage on your left (recommended). Or, go further - just beyond the parking garage is a small lot (Area 2), adjacent to the Student Center.

Additional campus entrances are on 5th St. (parallel to North Ave.) ; Tech Parkway ; from 10th St. - Hemphill Ave., State St., and Fowler St. ; and from North Ave., Techwood Dr. 

Note: Ferst Dr. wraps around campus, and becomes 5th street – easy access to Midtown.  

  GT Parking & Transportation page for visitor parking

After parking: proceed on sidewalk along Ferst Dr. - either until Cherry St. (and then turn left) - Library is straight ahead, about 200 yards away.

     or, at the trolley turnaround, turn left on that sidewalk. For elevator access - proceed to the Clough building - entrance is the 2nd floor. Library entrances are from its 3rd floor and its 4th  floor.  Or, at Tech Walk, turn right - Library is at the top of the steps (about 57 - several landings, though).

Drop-off options :

        Very quickly -- the corner of Cherry St. & Ferst Dr.; the library is straight ahead, about 200 yards away.

 Bobby Dodd Way - small driveway at the ground floor Library entrance BUT -- it is not entirely flat. Driver will have to then back up and go back down the hill.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Directions to Campus


Note: for GPS, you may want to enter the address for the Student Center: 350 Ferst Drive, N.W., Atlanta, 30332
 
Coming from the North (using I-85, I-75, GA-400):
 
  1. Take North Avenue Exit 249D.
  2. Take exit ramp to stoplight and turn right onto North Avenue.
  3. Proceed about a half mile and turn right to enter campus at Cherry St.  (small street sign; look for brick campus sign - turn right onto Cherry St.; Turn LEFT at stop sign onto Ferst Dr.) – note: Cherry St. is pedestrian-only beyond this intersection. Proceed about 2/10 of a mile. Adjacent to the Student Center is a small visitor lot ("Area 2"), which fills up quickly. Recommended: proceed several hundred feet and turn right into a parking garage ("W02"). .

  If you miss Cherry St., turn right a few feet ahead onto Tech Parkway (Hampton Inn is at this intersection). Turn right at first stoplight to enter campus on Ferst Dr. ; make an immediate right. Within a few yards is an option to turn left into a parking garage ("W02", recommended).

Or, go further - just beyond the parking garage is a small lot (Area 2), adjacent to the Student Center.

     Area 2 (Student Center visitor parking lot) is small and fills up quickly. GT Parking & Transportation page for visitor parking

 

Note: parking is credit card only; for lot - go to ticket dispensing machine and pay upfront ;  for garage - take a ticket on entering; pay at exit).

GT Parking & Transportation page for visitor parking

Coming from the South (using I-75, I-85):

  1. Take Exit 249D. Continue straight one block to West Peachtree Street.
  2. Turn left on West Peachtree Street.
  3. Proceed one block to North Avenue and turn left.
  4. Proceed about half of a mile and enter campus at Cherry St.  (small street sign; look for brick campus sign, Turn right onto Cherry St.; Turn LEFT at stop sign onto Ferst Dr.) – note: Cherry St. is pedestrian-only beyond this intersection.  Proceed about 2/10 of a mile. Adjacent to the Student Center is a small visitor lot ("Area 2"), which fills up quickly. Recommended: proceed several hundred feet and turn right into a parking garage ("W02").    If you miss Cherry St., turn right a few feet ahead onto Tech Parkway (Hampton Inn is at this intersection). Turn right at first stoplight to enter campus on Ferst Dr. ; make an immediate right.  Within a few yards is an option to turn left in to a parking garage (recommended). Or, go further - just beyond the parking garage is a small lot (Area 2), adjacent to the Student Center.

  

Coming from the East (using North Avenue):

  1. Take North Avenue past the football stadium (Techwood Dr.) to enter campus at Cherry St.  (small street sign; look for brick campus sign) . Turn right on to Cherry St. Turn LEFT at stop sign onto Ferst Dr.) – note: Cherry St. is pedestrian-only beyond this intersection. Proceed about 2/10 of a mile. Adjacent to the Student Center is a small visitor lot ("Area 2"), which fills up quickly. Recommended: proceed several hundred feet and turn right into a parking garage ("W02"). 
  2. If you miss Cherry St., turn right a few feet ahead onto Ferst Parkway (Hampton Inn is at this intersection). Turn right at first stoplight to enter campus on Ferst Dr. ; make an immediate right. Within a few yards is a parking garage on your left ("W02", recommended). Or, go further - just beyond the parking garage is a small lot ("Area 2"), adjacent to the Student Center.

 

Taking MARTA (use Midtown station):          

          Tech Trolley to campus:

The Tech Trolley connects passengers from the Midtown Marta station (south exit, Peachtree Place NE) to the Georgia Tech campus. 

Get off at the trolley turnaround. Walk north towards the Clough building and "Tech Walk" .At Tech Walk, either veer right and go up steps (about 57 - several landings, though) to first floor entrance of library tower building --

or, for elevator access, enter Clough Building (the 2nd floor fronts Tech Walk). Library entrance is from the 3rd floor and the 4th floor of the Clough Building.

Allow about 40 minutes total.

Campus Map, 2019

 

 

Update, Aug. 2022 -- the John Lewis Student Center is renovated, Tech Walk reopened. From the W 02 parking deck, proceed to the Student Center, take elevator to 1st floor, then proceed on Tech Walk. Clough Building will be several hundred feet, slightly ahead and to the left.

Entrance to it from the Tech Walk is on its 2nd floor. Proceed to the 3rd floor - from the elevator, turn left and enter the Library at the Ground Floor.

On the Ground Floor of the Library:  Info Desk (visitor terminals next to it) ;  Blue Donkey coffee, which also has some pastries.