Author Archive

Small Spaces, Big Ideas Design Contest

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 - Amy Watts

Both the Main and Science Libraries buildings have seen considerable renovations in recent years. However, there are still some spots we think could use some improving. We want to know what YOU would do with the spaces, given the chance. The Spaces   [gallery columns="2" ids="9109,9105,9107,9106"] The Big Ideas We want you to show us ...

Banned Books Week, Sept 21-27

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 - Amy Watts

The Main Library, Science Library, and the Curriculum Materials Library in Aderhold are all hosting displays this week of  Banned or Challenged books to celebrate Banned Book Week. Each book, while wrapped, has a label with a brief description of its plot/content, its publication date, and whether it’s fiction or non-fiction. The ...

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 ...