Author Archive

DLG re-releases enhanced Athens Historic Newspapers Archive

Monday, August 25th, 2014 - Amy Watts

The Digital Library of Georgia is pleased to announce the re-release of the enhanced Athens Historic Newspapers Archive: http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/athnewspapers The Athens Historic Newspapers Archive is now compatible with all current browsers and provides access to nine newspaper titles published in Athens from 1827 to 1928 without the use of plug-ins or additional ...

Main Library Water Outage, Friday, June 27

Friday, June 27th, 2014 - Amy Watts

The Main Library is experiencing a building-wide water outage today, Friday, June 27. The problem is expected to be resolved by noon. Other buildings on North Campus appear to also be affected by the outage. Currently, the closest public restrooms available are in the Law Library. As always, please fee free to ...

Re-roofing project to begin at Main Library

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014 - Amy Watts

The re-roofing of the Main Library will begin June 14, 2014. The parking lot next to the building, entered from Jackson St., will not be accessible on Saturday, June 14, 2014. The company will be bringing in a crane and roofing material during that Saturday that will be taken to ...

Staff Picks display now up in Main Library

Thursday, May 15th, 2014 - Amy Watts

Looking for your summer reading? We've solicited recommendations from our Libraries staff and are featuring those books in a new display at the Main Library. It's on the first floor, to the left of the checkout desk, and right across from the door to the cafe area. The books circulate ...

Reading Day Popcorn at the MLC

Monday, April 28th, 2014 - Amy Watts

Reading Day Popcorn Tuesday, April 29, 2-3:30 p.m. MLC, 2nd floor, near Jittery Joe's Crunchy snacks improve memory and concentration: it's totally true! (We think.)

Proofreading service at Main Library, Wed Apr 23

Monday, April 21st, 2014 - Amy Watts

Proof Your Paper Wednesday, April 23, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. Main Library, 1st floor Study Area We can't write it for you, but we can reduce typos and other minor errors that will ruin your days and haunt your nights. Citations checked as well.

UGA Libraries – Your Friend for Finals

Monday, April 7th, 2014 - Amy Watts

We've planned a smorgasbord of events between now and finals to help students with papers, studying, and stress. In addition to the scheduled events below, keep an eye out (or sniffer working) for pop-up coffee giveaways and other surprise treats. Dash n Draw Wednesday, April 9, 6:00 p.m. (Shouldn't last more than ...

Best-seller Jacobs to deliver Lorimer Lecture, Apr 10

Monday, April 7th, 2014 - Amy Watts

Thursday, April 10 at 4:00 p.m. Auditorium, Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries A. J. Jacobs, best-selling author and "Esquire" magazine editor at large is the speaker for the 2014 Mingledorff-Lorimer Lecture in Print Media sponsored by the UGA Libraries. Jacobs is primarily known for his four recent bestselling books: The Know-It-All: One Man’s ...

RefWorks workshop, Wed Apr 2

Monday, March 31st, 2014 - Amy Watts

As part of the "Your Friends for Finals" series, the Libraries will be hosting a workshop for students to learn how to collect, format, and add citations to research papers. You can learn on our computers or bring your own laptop. No RSVP required. If you do not already have a ...

Profile of University Librarian in the Red & Black

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 - Amy Watts

Today's edition of the Red & Black features a profile of University Librarian Dr. William Potter, who will be retiring this year. Potter will retire in August 2014. He began working at UGA libraries in 1989. Since then, Potter has strived to advance and improve library technologies. The librarian has been involved ...