Archive for the ‘WWW’ Category

New Tutorial: How to Find Nielsen Ratings

Tuesday, February 28th, 2006 - UGA Libraries

A new guide, "How to Find Nielsen Ratings at the UGA Libraries" has just been created. It's located at: http://www.libs.uga.edu/ref/nielsen_ratings.html The guide is also linked from the "Statistics" category of the Journalism and Mass Communication Subject Guide in Research Central.

Free Trial: Smithsonian Global Sound (music resource)

Thursday, November 3rd, 2005 - Amy Watts

Enjoy a free trial of the Smithsonian Global Sound for most of November. From a press release from Alexander Street Press: To let librarians, students, and educators everywhere enjoy all 35,000 audio tracks from around the world, Alexander Street Press is pleased to open free access to Smithsonian Global SoundR ...

Georgia Sanborn® Maps Online

Tuesday, November 1st, 2005 - Digital Library of Georgia

The Digital Library of Georgia is pleased to announce the availability of a new online resource: Sanborn® Fire Insurance Maps for Georgia Towns and Cities, 1884-1922. See: http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/sanborn The digital collection consists of 4,445 maps by the Sanborn Map Company depicting commercial, industrial, and residential areas for 133 municipalities. Originally designed for ...

Historical news footage to be foundation of Civil Rights Digital Archives

Monday, October 17th, 2005 - Digital Library of Georgia

ATHENS, Ga. – Creation of a comprehensive digital library on the Civil Rights Movement is the goal of a new cooperative initiative, which will receive support from a federal grant awarded to the University of Georgia. “The struggle for racial equality in the 1950s and 1960s is among ...

History of Macon’s Douglass Theatre online

Thursday, October 13th, 2005 - Digital Library of Georgia

Douglass Theatre history goes online at the Digital Library of Georgia In the Roaring Twenties, legendary blues singers Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith, and Ida Cox performed live at Macon’s Douglass Theatre, as did the famous vaudeville comedy team Butterbeans and Susie. Silent movies by pioneering film maker Oscar Micheaux played ...

Picturing Augusta: Historic Postcards Online

Monday, September 26th, 2005 - Digital Library of Georgia

The Digital Library of Georgia and the East Central Georgia Regional Library System are pleased to announce the availability of a new online resource: Picturing Augusta: Historic Postcards from the Collection of the East Central Georgia Regional Library at http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/picturingaugusta. The web site features forty turn-of-the-twentieth century Augusta-related picture postcards ...

“In the First Person”

Friday, August 12th, 2005 - UGA Libraries

Alexander Street Press has announced a new resource. It's call "In the First Person: Index to Letters, Diaries, Oral Histories and Other Personal Narratives." The address is http://www.inthefirstperson.com and the website indexes more than 2,500 oral histories from around the world.

WSB Newsfilm Collection now indexed online

Friday, July 15th, 2005 - Peabody Awards Collection

The WSB Newsfilm is 5 million feet of newsfilm shot by this Atlanta Television Station. An index describing all the clips in the collection is now available on the Web. When you reach the website, there is no need to log in. Just click on "Search" and begin.

New film resource available

Friday, July 15th, 2005 - UGA Libraries

Film Literature Index (FLI) is now available online. It's at : http://webapp1.dlib.indiana.edu/fli/index.jsp It's a great resource that indexes 150 film and television periodicals from 30 countries cover-to-cover and 200 other periodicals selectively for articles on film and television every year.

New Georgia Encyclopedia reviewed

Tuesday, July 5th, 2005 - Skip Hulett

While he gives the NGE good marks for editing and design in the Summer 2005 issue of The Georgia Historical Quarterly, reviewer Daniel W. Stowell does have some criticisms -- like, why are there so few maps and how come those that do appear are not interactive; could there be ...