Archive for the ‘WWW’ Category

New Guide to Online Academic Tools

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 - phoebe

The UGA Libraries have now assembled a guide to several different kinds of Online Academic Productivity Tools. Dip into it to learn about: LibX - allows you to search the UGA catalog from your web browser toolbar. Search Plug-ins - search useful web sites and online research databases from your web browser. Online ...

Catalog of Digitized Historical Newspapers

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011 - phoebe

Looking for free (open-access) digital versions of historic newspaper articles?  A good first step might be to check NewspaperCat, a Catalog of Digital Historical Newspapers produced at the University of Florida.  It currently indexes more than 1000 digital newspapers from the United States and Caribbean, covering a range of dates.  ...

Library Workshop 10/25: Protect Yourself Online!

Friday, October 22nd, 2010 - phoebe

Learn about keeping your private information private on the internet. Monday, October 25th, 6-7pm, Miller Learning Center 205. This is a blue card event.

Research Guide for 2010 Elections

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010 - phoebe

Elizabeth White, our librarian for Political Science and Public Policy, has now published a research guide for the 2010 elections.  This guide is intended to support both students doing research on the elections and students who plan to vote in them! There are tabs for Political News, Georgia Elections (including voter ...

New Research Guide on GIS Data

Monday, September 20th, 2010 - phoebe

The UGA Map Library has published a new guide giving an overview of GIS (Geographic Information Systems) users and resources available on campus.  It includes a list of campus departments, institutes, and other groups using GIS (if your group is not listed, contact the Map Library to have it added!); ...

New Research Guide for Aerial Photos

Monday, September 13th, 2010 - phoebe

Wonder what Athens looked like from the air in the 1950s?  The new subject guide for air photographs, produced by the UGA Map Library, will help you discover our print and digitized/online collections of aerial views from Georgia (many available through the Digital Library of Georgia) and around the world. Click ...

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.