Archive for the ‘GALILEO’ Category

Films on Demand now available

Monday, September 13th, 2010 - Kristin Nielsen

Looking for ways to enliven a class presentation or add content to your eLC course site? Films on Demand, the Libraries' new database from GALILEO, offers streaming video for over 7,000 educational films. Films are broken into segments for easy linking and viewing. Producers include Films for the Humanities & ...

Spotlight On: ATLA Scripture Search

Monday, June 14th, 2010 - phoebe

The ATLA Religion Database is one of the best resources for searching for scholarly publications on religious topics.  Produced by the American Theological Library Association (ATLA), it indexes bibliographic citations to articles in 650 journals and other works, and covers topics including ethics, history of religions, church and ...

New GALILEO password in effect May 17

Monday, May 17th, 2010 - Amy Watts

Beginning today, May 17, there is a new password for accessing GALILEO resources (databases, journals, etc.).  This password will be valid until 06/15/2010.  To access the new password, sign in to your account.  Remember, passwords must be entered in all lowercase characters.

Followup on Census Data

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010 - phoebe

My sharp colleagues in the Reference Department pointed out that I missed a key source of census data at the county level in my last post about finding census data - the GALILEO database Social Explorer, to which we recently subscribed. Using Social Explorer, I can easily generate reports for Clarke ...

Question of the Week: Ebony and Jet, 1972-1974

Monday, March 15th, 2010 - phoebe

A patron contacted us this week wondering if we had issues of the magazines Ebony and Jet, for the period 1972-1974, for browsing. We have digital access to Ebony and Jet from 1992 to the present through GALILEO databases.  (To find out where, enter the magazine title in the Electric Journal ...

New Guide: Genealogy at the UGA Libraries

Monday, March 1st, 2010 - phoebe

The University of Georgia Libraries have a wealth of information about family history and genealogy - maybe even yours!  We now have a new subject guide highlighting some of our print and online resources for finding obituaries, military records, newspapers, census and other vital records, for Georgia and other locations. The ...

New Lexis Nexis Search Interface

Friday, February 19th, 2010 - phoebe

If you've used the GALILEO database Lexis Nexis lately, you may have noticed the new default search interface, which debuted on Tuesday.  The "easy search" page lets you choose to search news, legal cases, company information, and do country or person searches - or combine multiple searches. (Click image to ...

Social Explorer: New Census Resource in GALILEO

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010 - phoebe

Social Explorer is now available in GALILEO.  This is a great addition to the library's census resources! Covers U.S. Census of population data from 1790 to present. Easy creation of thematic maps and downloading a folder of them into a powerpoint file. Retrieve spreadsheet-compatible data tables using a similar interface to's American Factfinder ...

PIN access for GIL Express – 1/19/10

Friday, January 15th, 2010 - Viki Timian

Beginning Jan. 19th users will need their PIN to make GIL Express requests through the Universal Catalog ( If you have already gotten your PIN through GIL’s My Account page ( you do not need another one.  You will use the same PIN for GIL Express that you use to access ...

Question of the Week: How do I get Dissertations?

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009 - phoebe

New graduate students have a high level of interest in finding and getting copies of dissertations - maybe so they can see what others are doing! Searching for Dissertations Electronic Theses and Dissertations (University of Georgia) - in GALILEO Search for dissertations and theses completed at UGA since 1999; some are available ...