Starting August 18 at 7 a.m., the MLC will be open 24 hours/7 days a week! We’re excited to expand our hours for your convenience. Our security staff (located by Jittery Joe’s on the second floor) will be happy to assist you with any questions or concerns you may have during our overnight hours. Not all services will be available 24/7: for a full list of service area hours, please visit mlc.uga.edu/hours
To perform inventory and revise policies and procedures, technology lending will be suspended during the intersession before the start of Fall semester (Aug. 4 – Aug. 17). Lending will resume on the first day of classes, Aug. 18. These two weeks represent necessary downtime to add new equipment to the system and perform repairs and maintenance on our current equipment.
Reading Day Popcorn
Tuesday, April 29, 2-3:30 p.m.
MLC, 2nd floor, near Jittery Joe’s
Crunchy snacks improve memory and concentration: it’s totally true! (We think.)
As part of the “Your Friends for Finals” series, the Libraries will be hosting a workshop for students to learn how to collect, format, and add citations to research papers.
You can learn on our computers or bring your own laptop. No RSVP required. If you do not already have a RefWorks account established, you may create one before the session at the RefWorks website.
RefWorks and Writing Papers
Wednesday, April 2, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
MLC, Room 368
Bring your laptop to the Computer Health and Security Fair April 1-2, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., in the second floor lobby of the Miller Learning Center. This event is brought to you by UGA’s Enterprise Information Technology Services.
What does it mean to be science literate? Where can students learn these skills? How can non-STEM students learn about scientific research and process?
Come join Liz Holdsworth, Dr. Peggy Brickman, and Dr. Shawn Glynn as they discuss these issues of science information literacy on Wednesday, March 26th.
The program begins at 5:30PM in MLC 148. A question and answer period will follow.
An Intersection Between Freedom and Security: A Panel Discussion on the NSA Spying Program
Tue. February 25, 2014, 06:30 PM – 07:30 PM – MLC Room 350
What are the legal and ethical implications of the NSA’s spying program? How does it work, or does it work? Is this an effective response to terrorist threats or not? In this Science Library sponsored panel discussion, Christina Mulligan (UGA Law School; http://www.law.uga.edu/profile/christina-mulligan) and Dr. Kang Li (Computer Science Dept.; http://cobweb.cs.uga.edu/~kangli/) will give their thoughts on this topic, followed by a question-and-answer session.
The UGA Libraries will open at 11:00a.m. on Thursday, 30th January. The University of Georgia’s Athens campus as a whole will also open at 11:00a.m.
Due to inclement weather, the Main and Science Libraries, as well as the Miller Learning Center and the Special Collections Libraries, will be closing today, January 28, at 3:30 p.m.
A decision regarding Wednesday operations for the Athens campus will be announced by 6:30 a.m. Wednesday through an ArchNews e-mail, the UGA home page www.uga.edu, and through local news media, per the UGA Inclement Weather Policy which may be found at http://uga.edu/weather_policy/.
UGA Main Library during 2011 snowstorm.
Photo by flickr user “gitapaynts”
The University of Georgia Athens campus will close at 3:30 p.m. today, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014. Classes and activities after 3:30 p.m. today are cancelled, so MLC hours will also end at 3:30 p.m. today.