Author Archive

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 ...

Factiva full access restored

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011 - Kristin Nielsen

The Factiva database is once again fully available on campus, off campus, and on wireless networks and the VPN. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Factiva limited access

Friday, September 2nd, 2011 - Kristin Nielsen

The Libraries are experiencing technical issues with off-campus and wireless access to the Factiva database. While we work on this problem, Factiva is currently available only when using on-campus wired computers. We hope to resolve the issue as soon as possible.

Demo of two new historical databases, Sept 1

Friday, August 26th, 2011 - Kristin Nielsen

The UGA Libraries now have access to two historical periodical databases from EbscoHost: American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: digitized images from more than 6,500 American periodicals from the Colonial Era through the Civil War and Reconstruction. Arte Público Hispanic Historical Periodicals Collection: digital collection of historical periodicals pertaining to U.S. ...

Time Change: Web of Knowledge workshop 8/25

Monday, August 15th, 2011 - Kristin Nielsen

Please note that the time for the workshop has changed to 3:30 p.m. Don Sechler, a trainer from Web of Knowledge (a.k.a. Web of Science), will be at UGA on August 25 to offer a workshop especially for faculty and students. The workshop will cover efficient search techniques, ways to ...

Federal Documents Library User Survey

Saturday, December 4th, 2010 - Kristin Nielsen

If you use government documents in your research, the Government Printing Office wants to hear from you. Please take their brief survey at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/HSLCRRB.

Films on Demand now available

Monday, September 13th, 2010 - Kristin Nielsen

Looking for ways to enliven a class presentation or add content to your eLC course site? Films on Demand, the Libraries' new database from GALILEO, offers streaming video for over 7,000 educational films. Films are broken into segments for easy linking and viewing. Producers include Films for the Humanities & ...