Archive for the ‘WWW’ Category

New Research Guide for Maps

Monday, September 6th, 2010 - phoebe

The Map Library at UGA has published a new guide to finding maps, with sections on Georgia maps, United States maps, International maps, Gazetteers, Tools and Definitions, and Reference. This guide will be of interest to students in a variety of disciplines, including, for example, Biology, Anthropology, Political Science, and Forestry.

Federal Register Goes Web 2.0

Monday, July 26th, 2010 - phoebe

In celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Federal Register Act (passed July 26, 1935), the Office of the Federal Register (OFR) of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), and the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) have published federalregister.gov.  This site, currently labeled 'beta', is "an ...

Peabody Awards Collection now streaming on campus

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009 - Peabody Awards Collection

One of UGA's hidden treasures is about to step into the spotlight.  Selected programs from the Peabody Awards Collection are now available for online viewing on the UGA campus. The Peabody Awards Collection, part of the UGA Libraries Walter J. Brown Media Archives, is one of the largest broadcasting archives in ...

Google Research Workshop 9/22

Monday, September 21st, 2009 - Amy Watts

Get Smart with Google Tuesday, September 22 2:00 p.m. Miller Learning Center 370 Google Books and Google Scholar can change the way you do research. Learn how to wield these mighty tools.

Updated Athens-Clarke County guide from UGA Libraries

Monday, January 12th, 2009 - UGA Libraries

We're pleased to announce the launch of the new version of the Libraries' online guide to Athens-Clarke County. The guide offers links to information and statistics about Athens-area demographics, economy, crime, education, environment, agriculture and more. You will also find links to local organizations, maps, history, employment resources, events, arts ...

Civil Rights Digital Library featured in AJC article

Tuesday, May 27th, 2008 - Amy Watts

The Atlanta Journal Constitution recently published an article highlighting the Civil Rights Digital Library, a project between the Media Archives, DLG, NGE, GALILEO, and folks in the Franklin College. The Civil Rights Digital Library site (http://crdl.usg.edu) includes around 30 hours of raw footage of the Civil Rights movement from the ...

Blue card events this week

Monday, March 24th, 2008 - UGA Libraries

It's Google's World, We Just Research In It Join us for a tour of the many Google products that are useful to scholarly research. The session will include a demonstration of “power searching” techniques in the regular Google, using Google Scholar and Google Books to find articles and books both online ...

“Bill Shipp’s Georgia” replaced in GALILEO

Thursday, March 20th, 2008 - UGA Libraries

InsiderAdvantage Georgia has replaced Bill Shipp's Georgia, an online political newsletter. It no longer requires a separate ID and password. A modified record for 'Bill Shipp's Georgia' remains in GALILEO@UGA to provide an additional access point to those used to the old newsletter. Dick Pettys' InsiderAdvantage Georgia: Weekly Newsletter ...

American Library Association loves the DLG

Thursday, January 24th, 2008 - UGA Libraries

The Digital Library of Georgia was recently featured on ilovelibraries.org as the "Digital Library of the Week." ilovelibraries is a digital newsletter for the American Library Association. It singled out the DLG's "Vanishing Georgia" collection for particular praise.

Google Workshop, Oct. 15

Friday, October 12th, 2007 - UGA Libraries

To Infinity and Beyond: A Tour of the Google Universe Monday, October 15, 4:30 p.m. Main Library, Lab A Join us for a tour of the many Google products that are useful to scholarly research. The session will include a demonstration of "power searching" techniques in the regular Google. We'll also discuss ...