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Grab a book for the beach

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015 - Amy Watts

Spring Break starts this Friday - are you prepared? By which, of course, we mean, Have you picked out what book to read??? We’ve picked some good beach reads and then thoughtfully made them beach ready by putting them in a sand- and water- proof bag. (Preservation librarian approved!) Stop by ...

Flower and Bake Sale, Friday, Feb 13

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 - Amy Watts

On Friday, February 13th, the Libraries Staff Association will be holding its annual Flower and Bake Sale! It will be from 10:00am to 2:00pm at the Main and Science Libraries, and the MLC will hold its flower sale from 10:00am to 2:00pm. All baked goods will be $1! Roses, carnations, and other ...

Book displays for February now up

Monday, February 9th, 2015 - Amy Watts

For the month of February, our book displays at Main, Science, and the Curriculum Materials Library feature books set in hot or cold climates/weather. The groundhog said six more weeks of winter - if that prospect delights you, pick up a book about Arctic exploration or murder most foul during ...

Power restored at Main Library

Friday, January 16th, 2015 - Amy Watts

The Main Library once again has power throughout the entire building.  Hooray!

Power outage at Main Library

Friday, January 16th, 2015 - Amy Watts

Parts of the Main Library are temporarily without power. What's NOT working: WEPA print kiosks on 1st and 4th floor Library printers in front part of 1st floor Reference desk phones What IS working: Library printers in back room of first floor Access Services (Circulation) phones Checking out materials at circulation desk Elevators in back part of building Expect this ...

Request forms working again

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 - Amy Watts

Thank you for your patience as our systems came back online after the break.  GIL Express and Repository requests should be working again. Please contact us if you're encountering problems with either system.

AJC historic coverage through Proquest increases

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 - Amy Watts

Atlanta Constitution Historical Full Text from ProQuest (available to UGA faculty, students, and staff through GALILEO) offers full-text and full-image articles from the Atlanta Constitution dating back to 1868. Access is provided to digital reproductions of every page from every available issue in downloadable PDF files. Until recently, the coverage ...

Proofreading papers at the Main Library, Dec 8-11

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 - Amy Watts

As a support service leading up to final exams, librarians in the Main Library are offering light proofreading of student papers. We'll check your citations and give your paper a once-over for typographical errors and such. We're not the Writing Center, so we're not able to evaluate the concept, thesis, ...

Scary Book display up at Main Library

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 - Amy Watts

Now through Halloween, come by the Main Library and check out our scary book display. (The books are scary and the display kind of is too….) If you’re not brave enough to reach into the clown, there are some books in front of him on the table too… You can check out ...

“Student Picks” added to Main Library display; Malcolm Mitchell picks first

Monday, September 29th, 2014 - Amy Watts

Earlier this year, we began a display of "Staff Picks" at the Main Library. Now it's time for students to weigh in and tell us, and their classmates, what books are good. To help inaugurate "Student Picks" we asked noted book club member and Bulldog football player Malcolm Mitchell to make our ...