Archive for the ‘GALILEO’ Category

Question of the Week: NetLibrary E-books Off Campus

Thursday, March 26th, 2009 - phoebe

You are off-campus, searching in the GIL catalog, and find an e-book you want to look at.  But when you click through you can't get in! Getting to NetLibrary e-books from off campus takes a few steps. First, go to NetLibrary through GALILEO. You'll get asked for the GALILEO password (what's that?) - ...

Library Lingo: Database

Monday, March 9th, 2009 - phoebe

A database in library-speak isn't something in Microsoft Access - we use this term to refer to the online sites that collect journal articles and make them searchable by keyword.  Popular library databases include JStor, Academic Search Complete, and Medline.  These databases are often provided by private companies (brand names ...

Question of the Week: Peer-reviewed Articles

Friday, February 27th, 2009 - phoebe

In a recent chat, I was asked to look over two articles that a student had found and let the student know if they were "peer-reviewed"; the student said "review articles" were specifically not allowed for the assignment. "Peer review" is a longstanding tradition in scholarly publishing.  Scholars do a research ...

Research tools workshop schedule for Spring

Thursday, February 12th, 2009 - Amy Watts

The UGA Libraries is sponsoring a series of workshops about library research tools and other resources. Learn how to use GALILEO and other research tools, such as RefWorks, in our Library 1101, Internship/Job Search Research, and RefWorks workshops.  Harness the mighty power of Google in any of our Google-oriented workshops, ...

Question of the Week: GALILEO Password

Monday, February 9th, 2009 - phoebe

What is it? The GALILEO password lets you access article databases from off campus.  Our article databases (Jstor, Academic Search Complete, and hundreds of others) available through the UGA libraries are in GALILEO at http://www.libs.uga.edu/research/.  We pay subscriptions to these databases, so access is limited to current UGA affiliates (students, faculty, ...

Springer Protocols: New resource available to UGA researchers

Thursday, February 5th, 2009 - Ian Thomas, Science Library

Of possible interest to UGA faculty/staff/students: The UGA Libraries has recently purchased access to Springer Protocols. This full-text database offers researchers access to nearly thirty years worth of step-by-step protocols for immediate use in the lab. Subject areas include (but are not limited to) Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Genetics/Genomics, Microbiology, and Pharmacology/Toxicology. It ...

New Business and Econ Research Databases site

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009 - Amy Watts

The UGA Libraries subscribe to more than 50 databases containing statistical data, reports, and articles for research in business and economics.  Mode of access and restrictions vary by database.  To help UGA researchers identify useful databases and find out how to access them please see our ...

Bulldog Book Club Meetings This Semester

Friday, September 12th, 2008 - amber

All are invited to join the Bulldog Book Club for a semester of thought-provoking reading. There is something for every reader this semester. Book selections range from the classic (Jane Eyre) to the comedic (I Am America - And So Can You!). Bulldog Book Club meetings are also Blue Card ...

German Law database now in GALILEO

Friday, September 12th, 2008 - Amy Watts

Announcing the availability of Recht für Deutschland in GALILEO. Recht für Deutschland is a digital collection of German laws covering the current Federal Republic of Germany as well as historical material from East Germany (1949-1990) and the previous period of the German Reich (1868-1945). The interface is in German. Thanks ...

State’s Statistical Register Goes Online

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008 - Jean Cleveland

Curious about how many votes George Busbee received when he ran for governor in 1974? Wondering how many times Mickey Mouse has been written in as a candidate for office? Answers to those questions and a plethora of others are available via computer since the Georgia Official and Statistical Register is ...