Archive for the ‘Resources’ Category

Latin Americans: The 500-Year Legacy

Monday, September 21st, 2015 - Jean Cleveland

Latin Americans: The 500-Year Legacy That Shaped a Nation by Ray Suarez is the featured book in November for The Rest of the Story bookclub. The discussion will begin at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 17 at the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries and will be led by Latin American ...

Materials for Victory: Maps and Government Documents from WWII

Monday, September 21st, 2015 - Jean Cleveland

During World War II, the U.S. Government Printing Office faced and met unprecedented demands for its services, as printing was vital to the war effort. Many of the items GPO printed in wartime were distributed to Federal Depository Libraries. After the war, surplus and captured maps were distributed to academic ...

UGA Libraries Launches New Service

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015 - maryp

Do you need a book from the Main Library but can’t make it to North Campus? Not sure where the Curriculum Materials Library is located but really want to read Divergent? We can help with that. On September 2, the UGA Libraries launched a book retrieval service for UGA students, faculty, ...

Natural History Exhibit opens for “Set Off for Georgia …”

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015 - Jean Cleveland

Manuscripts, engravings and maps from the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, as well as specimens from the Georgia Museum of Natural History are among the items available for examination in an exhibit now open at the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries. The exhibit is a companion to ...

Stephen Elliot Draper Center and Archives for the Waters of Georgia in History, Law and Policy Exhibit

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015 - Jean Cleveland

This annual exhibit contains materials from the Stephen Elliot Draper Collection of British & American Waterways in History and Law — rare books, treatises, manuscripts, maps, correspondence, laws, reports, drawings and ephemera that chronicle the early history of water use and development in Europe and the Americas. Featured as well ...

William Bartram and Art

Thursday, August 6th, 2015 - Jean Cleveland

The third event in a series  marking the 250th anniversary of John and William Bartram’s natural history expedition will be held Sept. 17 at 5:30 p.m. in the Russell Special Collections Libraries Building, focusing on art. Artist Philip Juras will speak on "Rediscovering the Southern Landscape of the Late 18th Century," and ...

Lillian Smith Book Award winners to be honored Sept. 6

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015 - Jean Cleveland

Winners of the 2015 Lillian Smith Book Awards will be honored Sept. 6 at the Decatur Book Festival. The University of Georgia Libraries sponsors the awards, in partnership with the Southern Regional Council, the Georgia Center for the Book and Piedmont College, to honor the social justice activist and highly-acclaimed author ...

GALILEO@UGA now working normally

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015 - Deborah Stanley, Web Editor

The GALILEO@UGA software update was completed last night, and the site is now available again:

GALILEO@UGA interface unavailable from 9pm on 8/3/15

Monday, August 3rd, 2015 - Deborah Stanley, Web Editor

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: In addition, Multi-Search on the Libraries' ...

“Undisputed” : New exhibit at Special Collections Libraries

Thursday, July 30th, 2015 - Jean Cleveland

A new single, “Bulldog Bite,” was playing on everyone’s radio. Buck Belue headed up UGA’s potent offense, along with the season’s breakout star, future Heisman winner Herschel Walker.  The “Track People” were cheering for the “Silver Britches” in a final, boisterous hurrah. It was 1980 and the University of Georgia Bulldogs ...