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Government documents links in GIL

Thursday, September 3rd, 2009 - Kristin Nielsen

Last week the U.S. Government Printing Office's (GPO) PURL server failed, disrupting access to online U.S. government documents. "PURL" stands for persistent URL - these are the links that start with http://purl.access.gpo.gov... and are listed in associated GIL records as "Online Text." While GPO is in the process ...

GIL “My Account” Login Change

Tuesday, August 4th, 2009 - Kristin Nielsen

In an ongoing effort to eliminate all non-essential uses of the Social Security Number, logging in to your GIL “My Account” using the SSN is no longer available. To login, use the complete barcode number on your UGACard or UGA ID. Most barcodes begin with 627541 810. Questions? Please ask ...

Congratulations to Virginia Benjamin!

Wednesday, July 1st, 2009 - Kristin Nielsen

We wish Virginia Benjamin, Faculty Liaison for Electronic Library Services and EndNote trainer extraordinaire, a fond farewell and congratulations upon her retirement. Virginia has been with the UGA Libraries in different capacities for forty years. Thanks to Virginia's efforts, the Libraries will continue to manage the site licenses and training ...

National Book Award nominees

Thursday, December 7th, 2006 - Kristin Nielsen

Hoping to keep that brain of yours active over the holiday break? Come to the University Libraries and check out one of the recently announced National Book Award nominees or winners. Our National Book Awards Featured Titles page provides links to reviews and ...

New Education and Psychology librarians

Monday, May 22nd, 2006 - Kristin Nielsen

The University Libraries are pleased to introduce two new subject librarians: Carla Wilson Buss is the new Education Librarian and head of the Curriculum Materials Center in Aderhold Hall. Carla can be reached at cbuss @uga.edu or 706-542-2996. Deb Raftus is the new Psychology Librarian. Deb can be reached at ...

New Featured Books pages

Friday, May 19th, 2006 - Kristin Nielsen

Are you looking for a good book to read? Check out our "Featured Titles" pages from the Main Library and the Science Library. Each book has links to a review and to GIL, the Libraries' Catalog. Get started on your summer reading!