Archive for the ‘Resources’ Category

US Census Bureau websites unavailable

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013 - Deborah Stanley, Web Editor

Due to the government shutdown, all US Census Bureau websites will be unavailable until further notice. This includes American FactFinder and USATradeOnline.

Govt. shutdown and govt. document availability

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013 - Deborah Stanley, Web Editor

Due to the government shutdown, the Map and Government Information Library will not receive new US government documents from the Government Printing Office (GPO). However, new documents related to the legislative process such as Congressional Record will be available online via GPO's content management system FDSys. Please contact the Map ...

Chicago Manual of Style Online

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013 - Kristin Nielsen

The UGA Libraries have a new subscription to The Chicago Manual of Style Online. Find it in the GALILEO menus or bookmark http://www.galileo.usg.edu/express?link=mlal-uga1. The database includes the searchable full text of the 15th and 16th editions of the Chicago Manual. It also has a "Tools" section with guidelines for manuscript preparation, ...

Football exhibit featured in today’s R&B

Friday, September 20th, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

Lauren McDonald | Posted: Thursday, September 19, 2013 5:00 pm Herschel Walker’s jersey, a football signed by the 1980 championship team and tickets to a 1929 football game are on display along with other pieces of University of Georgia football history at the Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries. The ...

Bulldog Book Club: Ocean at the End… 9/23

Thursday, September 19th, 2013 - Amy Watts

Monday, September 23 4:00 p.m. Jittery Joe's, Miller Learning Center The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman Forty years ago, our narrator, who was then a seven-year-old boy, unwittingly discovered a neighboring family’s supernatural secret. What happens next is an imaginative romp through otherworldly adventure that could only come from Gaiman's ...

Opening of the Millard and Linda Fuller papers and Fuller Center for Housing records

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

The Hargrett Library is pleased to announce the opening of the Millard and Linda Fuller papers and the Fuller Center for Housing records. Millard and Linda Fuller together founded Habitat for Humanity International, a non-profit Christian housing ministry, in 1976. In 2005 they established the Fuller Center for Housing. These two ...

Exhibit honors centennial of birth of Eugene Odum

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

  An archival selection of materials celebrating the centennial of the birth of Eugene Odum, the father of modern ecology, will be on view at the UGA Special Collections Libraries through December. A UGA Professor of biology from 1940 until 2002, there are many monuments around the state to Odum, including the ...

Peabody Decades Screening: “World War II: The Perilous Flight” 12/19

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013 - Amy Watts

1940s Matinee: World War II: The Perilous Fight September 19, 2013. 3:00 p.m. Russell Special Collections Library Auditorium (300 S. Hull Street). This documentary (broadcast in England in 2002) uses rare color footage to portray events in the European theater between D-Day (June, 1944) and the War's end in May, 1945. The screening will be ...

Bulldog Book Club: 100-Year Old Man… 9/18

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013 - Amy Watts

Wednesday, September 18 12:00 p.m. Jittery Joe's, Miller Learning Center The 100-Year Old Man Who Climbed out the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson After a long and eventful life, Allan Karlsson ends up in a nursing home, believing it to be his last stop. The only problem is that he's still in good health, ...

Peabody Decades Screenings this semester

Friday, September 13th, 2013 - Amy Watts

"The Peabody Decades" uses the Peabody Awards Collection, the largest broadcasting archives in the Southeast, to tell stories about radio, television, and history. All events will be in the Russell Special Collections Library Auditorium (300 S. Hull Street). September 10, 2013 1940s Potpourri: America in the 1940s: More Than the Home Front "America in the ...