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Russell Library to Present Smithsonian Poster Exhibit Encouraging Dialogue on Positive Social Change

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 - Richard B. Russell Library

A new exhibit intended to inspire people of all ages to create positive social change, Choosing to Participate, opens May 2 at the Richard B. Russell Library Gallery on the University of Georgia campus. A set of 11 graphically compelling posters developed by The Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) ...

Storytellers & Scholars Event March 5th at Russell Library

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014 - Richard B. Russell Library

"Life in the Atomic Age" will be the theme for a Storytellers and Scholars Event to be held tonight, March 5th, from 7-9 p.m. at the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries on the University of Georgia campus. The program will include live interviews paired with archival footage and oral ...

It Was a Big Year: Russell Library Program Series Looks Back at 1973

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013 - Richard B. Russell Library

What do you know about 1973? Join the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies for It Was a Big Year, a program series that considers how a few key events in a single year can change the culture and course of a nation for years to come. ...

Russell Library Crowdsources Stories of 1973

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013 - Richard B. Russell Library

In May the Russell Library opened our latest feature exhibit, Now and Then: 1973. The exhibit looks back at a pivotal year in modern American history and considers the impact of events that filled the public mind for a moment in time. 1973 was the year of the Roe ...

Special Collections Libraries Host Faculty Open House April 17th

Monday, April 8th, 2013 - Richard B. Russell Library

The Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries will celebrate its first anniversary with an open house for university faculty. Scheduled for 2-6 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, the event will spotlight faculty members who have formed innovative collaborations with the Special Collections Libraries and showcase the exhibits and collections of the ...

UGA Special Collections Libraries Launch Community Docent Program

Friday, January 4th, 2013 - Richard B. Russell Library

The University of Georgia’s Richard B. Russell Building for Special Collections Libraries is now accepting applications for participants in its docent program. The Docent Corps is a skilled group of volunteers who provide tours of the library galleries to visitors, ranging from fifth graders to adults. Docents are trained to ...

First Person Project Celebrates Stories of Love this February

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012 - Richard B. Russell Library

Do you remember the first time you fell in love? This February the First Person Project, an oral history series documenting the experiences of everyday Georgians, invites participants to tackle the topic of love. How did you meet your spouse? What do you remember about your worst breakup or most awkward ...

Debate Watch Event Tonight @ Special Collections Building

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012 - Richard B. Russell Library

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012, 8:00PM Auditorium, 2nd Floor, Richard B. Russell Building for Special Collections Libraries 300 S. Hull Street, Athens, GA 30602 Witness history in the making! As the campaign season comes to a fever pitch and Election Day draws near, join the Russell Library for Political Research and Studies for Debate ...

Russell Library Launches Ready, Steady, Vote!

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 - Richard B. Russell Library

Could your election season use a little non-partisan entertainment? If so, then plan to join the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies for Ready, Steady, Vote! a program series focused on getting citizens in the mood for the 2012 election season. A combination of film screenings, community forums, ...

Russell Library Move Update!

Thursday, November 10th, 2011 - Richard B. Russell Library

Russell Library, University of Georgia Libraries Move and Access Update: Bulletin #3 Beginning November 10, 2011, researchers may access Russell Library archival collections again by advanced appointment Russell Library is Going West! From November 10, 2011 through December 22, 2011, patrons may access Russell Library collections by advanced appointment in the ...