The problem we were having with our e-journals and ‘find it’ service has now been fixed. Services should be back to normal. If you encounter any problems, please contact us.
Our e-journals and our “find it” service in GALILEO and Multi-Search are currently down. We apologize for the inconvenience. The staff at GALILEO are working to resolve the problem.
President Jere W. Morehead announced during the 2015 State of the University address that UGA would conduct its first-ever campus climate assessment of all UGA faculty, staff and students. As stated in the University’s mission, “the University of Georgia endeavors to prepare the University community and the state for full participation in the global society of the twenty-first century. Through its programs and practices, it seeks to foster the understanding of and respect for cultural differences necessary for an enlightened and educated citizenry. It further provides for cultural, ethnic, gender, and racial diversity in the faculty, staff, and student body.”
Count Me In is a campus-wide climate assessment research study that will be conducted at UGA this fall to learn more about the experiences and perceptions of faculty, staff and students and to help enhance the university’s living, learning and working environment. All current faculty, staff and students are asked to participate in the voluntary survey.
The survey will be available at http://provost.uga.edu/index.php/initiatives/count-me-in until November 20. Paper surveys will be available at 210 Holmes-Hunter Academic Building or by calling (706) 583-8195.
The GALILEO@UGA software update was completed last night, and the site is now available again: http://www.libs.uga.edu/research/
We are updating the software on which our GALILEO@UGA subject lists and class guides run, this evening (Monday, August 3rd), beginning 9pm. It may be down for a few hours.
During that time, you can still get to our databases through the statewide GALILEO interface: http://www.galileo.usg.edu/scholar/ugalibs/search/
In addition, Multi-Search on the Libraries’ home page will be unaffected.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
UPDATE: The survey is now closed. Thanks to everyone who participated!
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 of about half a dozen faculty members to join us for a conversation on what you do and don’t like about the current site, and how the new site can support your research and teaching.
Each focus group should take no more than an hour, and we will ply you with food and beverages to show our appreciation!
If you would like to take part, please email the UGA Libraries’ Web Editor, Deborah Stanley, at email@example.com.
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 best design.
Here’s what it involves:
- The focus group will last no more than an hour, from 11:30-12:30 on Tuesday, April 21st at the Main Library.
- We’ll provide free pizza and soft drinks.
- We’ll ask the group some broad questions about the site, what you think of it, how we might improve it, etc. It will be a casual conversation, with one librarian leading the discussion, and a couple of librarians observing and taking notes.
- We will not be recording the focus group, and all your comments will be kept anonymous.
We plan to have 8 students in the group, and we want to get a representative sample from across the University.
Please email Deborah Stanley at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in taking part!
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 will be closed. We will reevaluate conditions in the microform area Monday morning.
In addition, the Map and Government Information Library (MAGIL) will remain closed until further notice.
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 inches off the floor level.
We do not yet have an estimated date that MAGIL will reopen to the public. We have begun work on recovery, which will include drying out the space, temporary relocation of the collection materials, and removal and replacement of carpet and other flooring.
More information will be provided on the duration of the closure as work progresses.