Many of the instructional support services that students would expect to be available on campus are now available online.
This section will provide information on the following:
The extensive resources of GALILEO are available to all eMajor students and can be accessed through the homepage of their eMajor course. As a world wide web-based virtual library, it provides access to multiple information resources, including secured access to licensed products. Students have access to over 100 databases indexing thousands of periodicals and scholarly journals. Over 2000 journal titles are provided in full-text. Other resources include encyclopedias, business directories, and government publications.
The community of more than 2000 GALILEO institutions includes the University System of Georgia, K-12 schools, public libraries, technical institutes and colleges, and a group of private academic colleges and universities.
GALILEO Interconnected Libraries, or GIL, is an extension of GALILEO designed to enhance and expand educational opportunities. GIL provides students, faculty, and staff expanded access to the information resources of the University System's Libraries by offering a gateway to information resources held in the University System of Georgia (USG) libraries.
GIL integrates into one system, which contains:
Students may initiate book requests directly from other libraries by using a computer or from within other libraries.
Access to the eCampus Librarian Support & Services course is now available to all eMajor students. This course gives students online access to a librarian who can assist with the following:
The eCampus Librarians provide support through a variety of avenues and resources, such as Discussion Boards to which students can post questions or discuss various research related topics, Video Tutorials on topics like "Avoiding Plagiarism" or "GALILEO Tips"” and links to outside resources.
eCampus Librarians also offer virtual office hours during which students can receive one on one help through real-time chat or Blackboard Collaborate.
Students may access the eCampus Librarian Support & Services course by selecting the course from the drop down menu on their GoVIEW homepage or by clicking on the eCampus Librarian Support and Services widgit located within each course.
Some eMajor courses may have supplemental material on electronic reserve at the University System of Georgia Libraries. Instructors provide access information to these resources.
Smarthinking is an online tutoring service that is available to all eMajor students at no cost. Smarthinking provides tutoring for eMajor students in various subjects, including Writing, Math, Business (Accounting, Statistics, etc.), Adobe Suite, Microsoft Office Suite, Windows 7/10 & Linux, Programming, Web Design, and Resume and Cover Letter Review. Tutoring is available 24/7.
With SMARTHINKING students can:
Students may access Smarthinking through the Smarthinking link on the navigation bar inside each course.
Please review the Smarthinking FAQs available online.
Still having problems? The SMARTHINKING Technical Support team is available to assist. The Customer Support section of the Smarthinking site can answer any questions students may have about using the service. First check the information in the FAQ, then call or email SMARTHINKING support if additional assistance is needed:
Email support@SMARTHINKING.com, and someone will respond within 48 hours.
For additional assistance, please contact eMajor Administration at firstname.lastname@example.org or 678-839-6400.
Please refer to the eMajor website for more information concerning your eMajor username and password.
If you have logged in before, changed your password, and have forgotten that password:
You may change your own password by clicking the forgot your password link on the GoVIEW log in page. If you choose to reset your password you will need to wait 5-10 minutes for the change to be processed OR refresh your browser window. If you still cannot access GoVIEW, please contact the eMajor Helpline at 678-839-6400, 1-855-9EMAJOR or email@example.com.
Contact the eMajor helpdesk 678-839-6400 or 1-855-9EM-AJOR to have the email sent again.
Textbook availability will depend on the type of eMajor program, collaborative or single institution.
Students in a collaborative eMajor program may purchase required textbooks through any textbook vendor. Campus bookstores are not required to stock eMajor textbooks for collaborative programs; however, a list of textbook information can be found on the eMajor website each term if the bookstore wishes to stock or special order the textbooks for students.
Students in a single institution eMajor program should purchase all eMajor textbooks through their campus bookstore.
Contact the eMajor liaison at your eMajor Affiliate Institution.