Archive for the ‘WWW’ Category

Interactive body maps now in MedlinePlus

Friday, October 6th, 2006 - Amy Watts

The National Library of Medicine has released several enhancements to its Web-based consumer health resource, MedlinePlus. The Health Topics homepage now showcases new graphical elements and an expanded color palette. Links to frequently requested topics and special resources are also featured prominently. Fourteen clickable, illustrated body maps were added to ...

Research colleges with COOL

Wednesday, July 5th, 2006 - Amy Watts

Check outCOOL: College Opportunities Online Locator. It's a free database from the US gov't that lets you search colleges by location or major. It's college profile provides more and different details than you'll find in College Source. It even gives the federal crime statistics for the town!

Televised Opera and Musical Comedy Database

Tuesday, March 28th, 2006 - Amy Watts

The Televised Opera and Musical Comedy Database "documents more than a half-century of opera, operetta, and musical comedy telecasts produced in the United States. The database traces performance programming from early live presentations on experimental TV stations, to contemporary productions released on broadcast elevision, various cable forms, and ...

New Electronic Resource : MRI

Wednesday, March 1st, 2006 - UGA Libraries

A new electronic resource MRI, from Mediamark Research Inc., has just been purchased by the UGA Libraries. A guide to getting started on MRI is available here: http://www.libs.uga.edu/ref/mri.html You can also get to this guide by going to the "Media Audiences and Demographics" category of the Advertising Subject Guide ...

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 ...