Author Archive

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 ...

UGA Libraries Closed Feb 11 due to inclement weather

Monday, February 10th, 2014 - Amy Watts

The UGA Libraries will be closed Tuesday, February 11, in accordance with the official UGA announcement of campus closure.

UGA Libraries Closing Early Today, 1/28

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 - Amy Watts

Due to inclement weather, the Main and Science Libraries, as well as the Miller Learning Center and the Special Collections Libraries, will be closing today, January 28, at 3:30 p.m. A decision regarding Wednesday operations for the Athens campus will be announced by 6:30 a.m. Wednesday through an ArchNews e-mail, the ...

UGA Libraries has an ARSC Award Finalist

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014 - Amy Watts

Please join us in congratulating Tim Smolko, UGA Libraries Cataloger (and Jethro Tull expert) on another accolade for his book, Jethro Tull's Thick as a Brick and a Passion Play: Inside Two Long Songs.  His book has been nominated for the 2014 Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC) Awards for ...

Read, Read Rudolph – We’ve got some books for you!

Thursday, December 5th, 2013 - Amy Watts

Read, Read Rudolph is happening NOW and going through December 20. How it works - we've selected books from Main, Science, and the Curriculum Materials Library, wrapped them in festive paper, and put a "gift tag" on each, offering some clues as to its content. It's a mix of fiction and ...

Joe Samuel Starnes to discuss “Fall Line”, Nov 18

Friday, November 15th, 2013 - Amy Watts

Monday, November 18, 2013 4:00 pm Zell B. Miller Learning Center Sidney Samuel Thomas Reading Room Joe Samuel Starnes, a UGA alumnus, will be discussing his latest novel, Fall Line, with a focus on his research for the book that takes place on one day in Georgia in 1955. Fall Line, published in November 2011 ...

Bulldog Book Club: Their Eyes Were… 11/11

Thursday, November 7th, 2013 - Amy Watts

Monday, November 11 4:00 p.m. Jittery Joe's, Miller Learning Center Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston One of the most important works of twentieth-century American literature, Zora Neale Hurston’s beloved 1937 classic, Their Eyes Were Watching God, is an enduring Southern love story sparkling with wit, beauty, and heartfelt wisdom. Told in ...