Archive for the ‘Library Notes’ Category

2014 Lillian Smith Book Award winners announced

Monday, August 11th, 2014 - Jean Cleveland

Winners of the 2014 Lillian Smith Book Awards will be honored Aug. 31 at the Decatur Book Festival. In Peace and Freedom; My Journey in Selma by Bernard LaFayette Jr. and Kathryn Lee Johnson and We Shall Not Be Moved; The Jackson Woolworth’s Sit-In and the Movement It Inspired by M. ...

New Installation Connects Gallery Visitors to SoundCloud

Thursday, August 7th, 2014 - Richard B. Russell Library

The History Lives Showcase Gallery occupies the central portion of the Russell Library’s exhibit space inside the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries. The gallery features materials drawn from the Russell Library’s collections and highlights six key collecting areas: Politics, Social Relations, Public Good, Environment, Economy, Peace and War. ...

Powell A. Moore Papers Now Open at Russell Library

Thursday, August 7th, 2014 - Richard B. Russell Library

[caption id="attachment_8957" align="alignleft" width="300"] Powell Moore in his office during the Nixon administration, circa 1974[/caption]The Richard B. Russell Library is pleased to announce that the Powell A. Moore Papers are now open for research. The papers capture Moore's nearly five-decade career involved in legislative affairs, public policy and international relations ...

Graduate Student Open Houses August 13

Monday, August 4th, 2014 - Kristin Nielsen

Are you a new or returning graduate student? The UGA Libraries are holding open houses especially for graduate students on Wednesday, August 13 between 2:00-4:00 p.m. Meet your librarians, learn about key resources, and tour the buildings. Representatives from various Libraries' departments and collections will be available to answer questions and demonstrate ...

Intersession Hours – Main and Science Libraries

Friday, August 1st, 2014 - maryp

Beginning this weekend, the Main and Science Libraries will operate on Intersession hours: Saturday, August 2 10 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Sunday, August 3 The Libraries are closed Monday, August 4 thru Friday, August 8 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Saturday, August 9 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Sunday, August 10 The Libraries are closed Monday, August 11 thru Friday, August ...

MLC Tech Lending Suspended Aug 4-17

Friday, August 1st, 2014 - amber

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 ...

Graduating Students – UGA Libraries’ Checklist

Thursday, July 24th, 2014 - maryp

Before leaving campus, please check your library account and clear all outstanding obligations. Here's how: Check your "My Account " record online. Return all books before you leave campus, even if they are not due. Pay all fines and fees. You may pay by cash, check, or credit card. Records with outstanding library obligations ...

Jack Leigh Collection items on exhibit

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 - Jean Cleveland

The current exhibition at the Savannah College of Art & Design, "Jack Leigh: Full Circle, Low Country Photographs, 1972-2004," features photographs and other materials on loan from his collection at UGA's Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library. The exhibition is the first museum survey of work by the acclaimed Savannah-based photographer ...

Special Collections database will be unavailable Friday night

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 - Jean Cleveland

Beginning on Friday, July 18th from 9 PM EDT to 1 AM EDT Aeon will be performing maintenance on its database server for the Special Collections Libraries and it may be unavailable. This is necessary to apply new updates to the server.

BrowZine: browse journals on your tablet or phone

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 - Kristin Nielsen

The UGA Libraries introduce BrowZine, an app that lets you download and read many of our scholarly journals on your mobile device. Use BrowZine to customize a newsstand of key journals for current awareness browsing on iPads, Android tablets, and iPhones (Android phones coming soon). With BrowZine you can: Browse journals by ...