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Have a paper accepted in a Royal Society of Chemistry journal? Maximize your audience, publish it Open Access, see details!

Monday, June 1st, 2015 - mariann

The Royal Society of Chemistry's Gold for Gold Publishing Program As top tier subscribers to Royal Society of Chemistry journals, UGA Libraries are pleased to support Open Access publishing for our faculty and students who have an accepted manuscript in an RSC journal, for free. This new program is called Gold ...

User log in change for DMP Tool to occur on Friday, May 22, 2015

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 - mariann

DMP Tool is a website hosted by the University of California that helps users prepare Data Management Plans for granting agency requirements. If you have a user account in DMP Tool, the log in process will migrate to a single sign on. You will see a change per the instructions below. If ...

New Engineering Resources Added

Monday, March 23rd, 2015 - mariann

The UGA Libraries announce two new resources to support engineering research and teaching: the SPIE Digital Libraries e-book archive, featuring online books in optics and photonics 1989-2015, and retrospective literature searching of the EI Village Engineering database from 1884 to the present. EI Village is one of the primary research ...

November 5th: Libraries offer TWO Free Workshops on Preparing NSF Data Management Plans with DMP TOOL

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 - mariann

Preparing Data Management Plans: Workshops on Nov. 5 North Campus: 9-11 a.m., Miller Learning Center, Rm 348 South Campus: 1-3 p.m. , Coverdell building, Rm 175 Many federal funding agencies, including NIH and NSF, require that grant applications contain data management plans for projects involving data collection. To support researchers in meeting this ...

Dr. Kenneth Crews, Columbia University, to speak on copyright at UGA Libraries

Friday, May 10th, 2013 - mariann

The University of Georgia Libraries present The 2013 Lecture on Scholarly Communication Dr. Kenneth D. Crews, Director, Columbia University Copyright Advisory Office "Copyright and the Academy: The Battle turns to the Courts" For many years, universities and some copyright owners have sparred over interpretations of fair use and other critical provisions of the ...

Dr. James Donovan, Ph.D., JD. and Ms.Carol Watson, J.D, discuss impact of open access publishing in law, today at 11AM

Friday, October 26th, 2012 - mariann

Increasing Scholarly Impact with Open Access Publishing James M. Donovan, PhD, J.D., Director and Associate Professor of Law, Alvin E. Evans Law Library, University of Kentucky College of Law and Carol A. Watson, J.D., Director of the Law Library, University of Georgia School of Law Do people cite open access articles more than ...

Dr. Bill Kretzschmar (English Dept.) speaks on the Linguistic Atlas project today, 4-5pm.

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012 - mariann

Open Access to a Large Digital Humanities Project: The UGA Library and the Linguistic Atlas Dr. Bill Kretzschmar, PhD., Harry and Jane Willson Professor in Humanities, Department of English, Franklin College, University of Georgia Wednesday, October 24, 4-5pm Room 329 Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections As for many digital projects, the ...

Landmark Hathi Trust copyight case marks big victory for academic fair use

Thursday, October 18th, 2012 - mariann

The UGA Libraries are hosting a webcast by the Association of Research Libraries to discuss this important case, and its meaning for faculty and students using digital collections. WHEN: Wednesday October 24, 2012, as 2-3pm EST. WHERE: Auditorium of ...

UGA Libraries Celebrate Open Access Week, October 22-26, 2012

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012 - mariann

All Events are free and open to the UGA community and the public. For questions, contact Mariann Burright: mariann@uga.edu Bridging the Gap: Examining Faculty Perceptions of Open Access Publishing and Repositories Dr. Jennifer Campbell-Meier, PhD., Assistant Professor, College of Communication & Information Studies, University of Alabama Are UGA faculty publishing in open access journals, ...

Knovel Engineering Reference Library now available to UGA faculty and students

Tuesday, August 14th, 2012 - mariann

UGA faculty and students now have access to the Knovel Library. Access is available through the UGA Libraries website (www.libs.uga.edu) and has been made available through School of Engineering funding. Knovel includes over 3,600 reference works and databases from more than 90 leading technical publishers and professional societies including the ...