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To access the catalogue and other online resources check out the Libguides page.

Library services include reference, instruction, citation assistance and printing. In addition to physical resources and space, the Library consists of a wealth of electronic resources across all disciplines.

Located in the Rollins Campus Center, the Miller Library serves as a hub of campus. With close access to dining and other campus services, students find the library to be a regular part of their day. Private and collaborative study areas, printing services and comfortable seating make the library a student-favorite destination. Wireless access is available throughout, and YHC students have access to a large 24 hour study space with technology.

Several Ways to Get in Touch

Come to the service desk and ask

If we look busy, it’s because we’re doing other stuff waiting for you to ask a question. If you don’t see a librarian, ask the student at the desk to get one for you.

Text us

You can text the library at (706) 383-0003.

Call us

The main Zell & Shirley Miller Library phone number is (706) 379-4313. That number should be answered any time the library is open. If you need a specific member of the library staff, click here to find the appropriate contact information.

Email us

Fill out this form with your questions and we’ll reply as soon as we can. If you need immediate help, please call us at (706) 379-4313 or click here to find contact information for a specific staff member.

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Preserve the Memory

The YHC Archives exist to collect the institutional history and memory of Young Harris College. Persons interested in the history of YHC should come to the library for general information, or contact Jacqueline Bruen at (706) 379-5315 or fill out this contact form to get assistance with their inquiry.

Collections are open to the public during regular business hours or by appointment.

Special Collections

Byron Herbert Reece Collection

Byron Herbert Reece was born in Choestoe, Union County, Georgia, and lived all of his life in this area. He achieved critical acclaim, if limited commercial success, for his poetry and his novels. While writing and farming, Reece was also a student and faculty member at Young Harris College until the time of his death in 1958. The Byron Herbert Reece Collection includes letters, unpublished poetry, realia, and his personal book collection.

Richards Comics Collection

The Richards Comics Collection contains over 9,000 comic books available for students, faculty and the community to use. The collection includes comics printed by over 60 different publishers representing over 1,300 different series and spanning a multitude of universes. There are plenty of popular comics with more than 800 comic books featuring Batman and over 500 with Green Lantern. It also includes a number of less popular characters and even a few non-superhero comics like Barbie and Katy Keene.

Merle Mann Artifact Collection

Containing Native American artifacts which were a gift of Mr. Merle Mann in 1950, a portion of the collection is on display on the second floor of the Rollins Campus Center.

Ogletree Lincolniana Collection

In 2003, the Rev. David Ogletree donated his collection of Abraham Lincoln memorabilia to Young Harris College. This collection has over 1,800 books, pamphlets, pictures, stamps, and other items representing America’s fascination with our nation’s 16th president. A portion of the collection is on display in the Special Collections Reading Room.

Student Services


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What can a librarian do to help you?

  • We can help you learn how to use our resources.
  • We can help you locate material in the building — we’ll help you find a book, journal or a DVD.
  • We can suggest keywords to use while searching or approaches to take with your research to help you get started.
  • We can help you identify the information you need from your sources in order to cite correctly.
  • We can help you get started on that paper!
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What can’t a librarian do to help you?

  • We can’t perform research for you and have you return later to get it…learning to do the actual research is part of your responsibility as a student.
  • We can’t proofread your paper.
  • We can’t proofread your citations.

Contact Us

Debra March

Dean of Library Services

(706) 379-5196


Kyle Debell

Librarian for Instruction and Access

(706) 379-5105


Jacqueline Bruen

Associate for Interlibrary Loans and Special Collections

(706) 379-5315


Francine Goeltz

Associate of Administration

(706) 379-5198


Jill Farnsworth

Evening Associate



Rich Cass

Evening Associate