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Help us to organize our new web site!

Thursday, June 11th, 2015 - Deborah Stanley, Web Editor

We are working on a new UGA Libraries web site. Help us to organize our content, by taking the card sort survey. It's a fun drag-and-drop puzzle and only takes a few minutes. Thank you for helping us to make a better web site! Questions? Comments? Email Deborah Stanley: dstanley@uga.edu UPDATE: The survey is ...

Faculty: help us with our library web site redesign!

Monday, June 1st, 2015 - Deborah Stanley, Web Editor

The library is redesigning its web site, and we want to hear from our faculty on what you want from the new site! We are holding two focus groups, one on Tuesday, June 16th at 10:30, and the other on Wednesday, June 17th at 2:30, where we will ask a group ...

Undergrads: Want free pizza?

Thursday, April 9th, 2015 - Deborah Stanley, Web Editor

If you like pizza, and you would like to share your thoughts about the UGA Libraries web site, this opportunity is for you! We're working on a redesign of our web site, and we need some undergraduate students to take part in a focus group to help us figure out the ...

Microfilm/microfiche area in Main Library closed due to flooding

Saturday, March 14th, 2015 - Deborah Stanley, Web Editor

A plumbing failure early Friday morning led to the flooding of parts of the basement and sub-basement of the Main Library. The water reached parts of the microform (microfilm, microfiche, etc.) area of the basement. As a result, clean-up crews will be working over the weekend and the microform area ...

MAGIL closed due to flooding

Friday, March 13th, 2015 - Deborah Stanley, Web Editor

The Map and Government Information Library (MAGIL) is currently closed due to a flood caused by a plumbing failure in the Main Library sub-basement. Fortunately, it appears that the effect on the collection, itself, is minor as the material is on shelving systems that keep the lowest items a few ...

Library account phishing email!

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 - Deborah Stanley, Web Editor

There is currently an email being sent to people at UGA from "library@uga.edu", telling users that their library account has expired and they need to reactivate it. This is a phishing attempt. Please delete the email, and do not click the link! There's no virus attached or downloaded when clicking the ...

Important News for eLC Users

Thursday, October 30th, 2014 - Deborah Stanley, Web Editor

Students are now automatically logged into GALILEO when they log into eLC and can search GALILEO directly from eLC without having to enter their MyID and password. Give it a try! Please note: Some databases still require the additional MyID and password login.

Research Round-up for National History Day

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 - Deborah Stanley, Web Editor

The University of Georgia Libraries will host a special National History Day Round-up Event on Saturday, October 11th from 1-4 p.m. in the Russell Special Collections Building located at 300 South Hull St. in Athens, Georgia. The event is designed to give students as well as their mentors and teachers ...

Harlem’s Rattlers and the Great War: Talk on Thursday 18th

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 - Deborah Stanley, Web Editor

As part of its Fall Lecture Series, the University of Georgia Institute for African American Studies will host a talk on Thursday, September 18, 2014 to mark the publication of Harlem’s Rattlers and the Great War: The Undaunted 369th Regiment and the African American Quest for Equality. Please join us at ...

GALILEO@UGA Gets a New Look!

Monday, August 11th, 2014 - Deborah Stanley, Web Editor

We have updated GALILEO@UGA to incorporate more guidance for users. You will still find the familiar lists of databases for different subject areas, along with the A-Z list of databases and the database name search. But we have added some things to make GALILEO@UGA more useful: - Class-Specific Research Guides: Librarians ...