Archive for the ‘Resources’ Category

Lillian Smith papers now open for research

Thursday, November 14th, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

The papers of anti-segregationist Lillian E. Smith are now open for research at the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library. The papers have been closed to researchers without prior approval from the representatives of Smith’s estate. The collection was given to the UGA Libraries in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Earlier ...

Greene architectural records are available for research

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

The Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library is pleased to announce the opening of the Lane Greene architectural records. W. Lane Greene (1935-2009) was a preservation architect based in Atlanta, Georgia. He was born in Jones County, Georgia to Jerrold and Floreen Jones Green. After high school he joined the Marine ...

Bulldog Book Club: Their Eyes Were… 11/6

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013 - Amy Watts

Wednesday, November 6 12:00 p.m. Jittery Joe's, Miller Learning Center Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston One of the most important works of twentieth-century American literature, Zora Neale Hurston’s beloved 1937 classic, Their Eyes Were Watching God, is an enduring Southern love story sparkling with wit, beauty, and heartfelt wisdom. Told in ...

Bulldog Book Club: Warm Bodies 10/30

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013 - Amy Watts

Wednesday, October 30 12:00 p.m Jittery Joe's, Miller Learning Center Warm Bodies by Isaac Morton 'R' is a zombie. He has no name, no memories, and no pulse, but he has dreams. He is a little different from his fellow Dead. Amongst the ruins of an abandoned city, R meets a girl. Her name is ...

Kindles at Main and Science Libraries

Friday, October 25th, 2013 - maryp

The libraries have a small number of Kindles to lend to eligible UGA students, faculty, and staff. The loan period is 14 days with no renewals. Drop by the Circulation desk if you'd like to try one out.

Bulldog Book Club: Warm Bodies 10/21

Thursday, October 17th, 2013 - Amy Watts

Monday, October 21 4:00 p.m Jittery Joe's, Miller Learning Center Warm Bodies by Isaac Morton 'R' is a zombie. He has no name, no memories, and no pulse, but he has dreams. He is a little different from his fellow Dead. Amongst the ruins of an abandoned city, R meets a girl. Her name is ...

Citation indexes now with books, data & conference papers

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013 - Kristin Nielsen

Web of Science has expanded its suite of citation indexes beyond journal articles. Researchers may now mine bibliographies published in books, conference proceedings, and data sets and studies. Despite the name, Web of Science covers all disciplines. The new databases include: Book Citation Index (2005 - present) Conference Proceedings Citation Index (1990-present) Data Citation ...

New Web of Knowledge databases

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013 - Kristin Nielsen

We've added several new databases to our Web of Knowledge collection: Current Contents Connect: Provides tables of contents for about 8,000 journals; register for a free individual account to set up email notifications or RSS feeds for new journal issues or articles matching saved searches. Derwent Innovations Index: Combines the Derwent World ...

Open Access Week and webcast by the ASERL

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 - Liz

Open Access Week begins on October 21st, so please take the time to explore these issues in academic publishing. The ASERL is hosting a live webcast/chat session with Peter Suber, author of the refutation to the “sting” of open access published in Science. The webcast is at 2PM EST on October ...

Help with usability testing, get free print card!

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 - Deborah Stanley, Web Editor

Undergrads: Would you like to help us to improve our web site? Would you like to earn a free $10 print/copy card? If so, please consider helping us out with some usability testing of our web site. The test involves sitting down with one of our staff and trying to ...