Archive for the ‘Library Notes’ Category

Microfilm/microfiche area in Main Library closed due to flooding

Saturday, March 14th, 2015 - Deborah Stanley, Web Editor

A plumbing failure early Friday morning led to the flooding of parts of the basement and sub-basement of the Main Library. The water reached parts of the microform (microfilm, microfiche, etc.) area of the basement. As a result, clean-up crews will be working over the weekend and the microform area ...

MAGIL closed due to flooding

Friday, March 13th, 2015 - Deborah Stanley, Web Editor

The Map and Government Information Library (MAGIL) is currently closed due to a flood caused by a plumbing failure in the Main Library sub-basement. Fortunately, it appears that the effect on the collection, itself, is minor as the material is on shelving systems that keep the lowest items a few ...

Grab a book for the beach

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015 - Amy Watts

Spring Break starts this Friday - are you prepared? By which, of course, we mean, Have you picked out what book to read??? We’ve picked some good beach reads and then thoughtfully made them beach ready by putting them in a sand- and water- proof bag. (Preservation librarian approved!) Stop by ...

Wednesday 2/25 Libraries Closing at 1:30

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 - Viki Timian

The University of Georgia Athens campus will close at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015. Classes and activities after 1:30 p.m. Wednesday are cancelled. UGA’s Inclement Weather Policy is available at http://uga.edu/weather_policy/.

Library account phishing email!

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 - Deborah Stanley, Web Editor

There is currently an email being sent to people at UGA from "library@uga.edu", telling users that their library account has expired and they need to reactivate it. This is a phishing attempt. Please delete the email, and do not click the link! There's no virus attached or downloaded when clicking the ...

Update: Libraries will open at noon 2/17

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015 - Kristin Nielsen

The University and the Libraries will re-open at 12:00 noon on February 17. Classes resume at 12:30pm today.

Inclement Weather – 2/16 & 17

Monday, February 16th, 2015 - Viki Timian

The University of Georgia will close due to inclement weather at the end of the class session that concludes at 7:40 p.m. this evening, Monday, Feb. 16 and will delay opening tomorrow, Tuesday, Feb. 17 until 10 a.m. Classes will resume on a normal schedule at 10 a.m. Tuesday. The ...

Flower and Bake Sale, Friday, Feb 13

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 - Amy Watts

On Friday, February 13th, the Libraries Staff Association will be holding its annual Flower and Bake Sale! It will be from 10:00am to 2:00pm at the Main and Science Libraries, and the MLC will hold its flower sale from 10:00am to 2:00pm. All baked goods will be $1! Roses, carnations, and other ...

Book displays for February now up

Monday, February 9th, 2015 - Amy Watts

For the month of February, our book displays at Main, Science, and the Curriculum Materials Library feature books set in hot or cold climates/weather. The groundhog said six more weeks of winter - if that prospect delights you, pick up a book about Arctic exploration or murder most foul during ...

Special Collections Libraries request system to be unavailable during maintenance

Thursday, February 5th, 2015 - Jean Cleveland

Beginning on Friday, February 6, 2015 from 11:59 pm  to 4:00 am access to and retrieval of materials in the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, and Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards collections will be unavailable while updates are ...