Author Archive

Update on GIL catalog problems

Thursday, May 24th, 2012 - Kristin Nielsen

We continue having problems with some searches in GIL Classic, so please use GIL-Find to search the Libraries' catalog. GIL Express online requests are not working. The online form for Repository requests is not working; to retrieve items from the Repository contact Access Services at 706-542-3256. In more positive news, the EndNote download ...

GIL catalog experiencing problems (Updated)

Monday, May 21st, 2012 - Kristin Nielsen

UPDATED: As of this afternoon (May 22): The My Account is working in GIL Classic but not GIL-Find. (GIL-Find will let you log in and shows you the password screen, but it won't let you see or renew your books online). GIL Classic works using the Exact Search. Indexing problems are causing the ...

Main Library Current Periodicals and Leisure Reading

Friday, May 18th, 2012 - Kristin Nielsen

The Main Library Current Periodicals and the Leisure Reading Collection are now shelved on the second floor. After the renovations, both collections will return to the first floor.

GIL Express service suspended May 13-19

Friday, May 11th, 2012 - Kristin Nielsen

Due to a planned software upgrade to the University System of Georgia's library servers, the ability to place GIL Express requests will be temporarily suspended next week. The service will be unavailable from midnight on May 13, 2012 until 7:00 a.m. on May 19, 2012.

‘Tween the Pages closed for renovations

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012 - Kristin Nielsen

'Tween the Pages, the snack bar in the Main Library, has been closed for the summer renovations. They'll be back in the fall!

Main/Science Libraries summer renovations

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012 - Kristin Nielsen

The entry floors of the Main Library and the Science Library will undergo renovations beginning in mid-May. By fall, both libraries will feature redesigned study spaces, new computers and furniture, and better-designed service desks. The Libraries plan to maintain our normal Maymester and summer hours, but please expect construction noise as ...

New GALILEO password

Friday, April 6th, 2012 - Kristin Nielsen

The GALILEO password has been changed. Get the new password in your library account. GALILEO passwords are usually changed at the beginning of each semester, and we apologize for this mid-semester change.  We were alerted yesterday that someone had posted the password on a public website. Posting the password on any ...

Multi-Search and Ebsco databases available again

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 - Kristin Nielsen

Access to Multi-Search and the EbscoHost databases has been restored. This outage was system-wide for all Ebsco customers, and they are investigating the cause. We apologize for the lengthy interruption of service. Please contact us if you are still encountering any problems accessing a database.

Multi-Search and Ebsco databases down

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012 - Kristin Nielsen

Ebsco is currently experiencing technical problems. For UGA, this means that the Multi-Search and all EbscoHost databases are either not working or running very slowly. Ebsco is working to correct the outage as quickly as they can.

Looking for a quiet study spot?

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011 - Kristin Nielsen

Come to the Think Tank, a newly-redesigned quiet study room on the 4th floor of the Science Library. The rest of the 4th floor (and the 3rd floor) of the Science Library are also designated quiet study areas. If you're in search of peace and quiet on North Campus, try the ...