Archive for the ‘Library Notes’ Category

Proofreading service at Main Library, Wed Apr 23

Monday, April 21st, 2014 - Amy Watts

Proof Your Paper Wednesday, April 23, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. Main Library, 1st floor Study Area We can't write it for you, but we can reduce typos and other minor errors that will ruin your days and haunt your nights. Citations checked as well.

Finals Week at the Science Library

Thursday, April 17th, 2014 - Liz

Finals week is upon us! Here is the short list of events held at the Science Library. Check our website and Facebook for more details as the time draws  nigh.

UGA Libraries – Your Friend for Finals

Monday, April 7th, 2014 - Amy Watts

We've planned a smorgasbord of events between now and finals to help students with papers, studying, and stress. In addition to the scheduled events below, keep an eye out (or sniffer working) for pop-up coffee giveaways and other surprise treats. Dash n Draw Wednesday, April 9, 6:00 p.m. (Shouldn't last more than ...

Best-seller Jacobs to deliver Lorimer Lecture, Apr 10

Monday, April 7th, 2014 - Amy Watts

Thursday, April 10 at 4:00 p.m. Auditorium, Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries A. J. Jacobs, best-selling author and "Esquire" magazine editor at large is the speaker for the 2014 Mingledorff-Lorimer Lecture in Print Media sponsored by the UGA Libraries. Jacobs is primarily known for his four recent bestselling books: The Know-It-All: One Man’s ...

RefWorks workshop, Wed Apr 2

Monday, March 31st, 2014 - Amy Watts

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 ...

Computer Health & Security Fair @ MLC, April 1-2, 10a-3p

Monday, March 31st, 2014 - amber

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.

AMA Manual of Style Online

Saturday, March 29th, 2014 - Kristin Nielsen

The UGA Libraries now have a subscription to the AMA Manual of Style Online from the American Medical Association. Find it at http://www.galileo.usg.edu/express?link=chis-uga1&inst=uga1 or in the GALILEO menu. The AMA Manual is the major guide for authors and editors publishing in the fields of veterinary and human health and medicine. The online version includes all ...

Panel on Science and Information Literacy

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 - Liz

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 ...

New Fiction in the Main Library – March 20

Thursday, March 20th, 2014 - nadine

Jeeves and the Wedding Bells : An Homage to P.G. Wodehouse  by Sebastian Faulks PR6056.A89 J44 2013 With the approval of the Wodehouse estate, acclaimed novelist Sebastian Faulks brings Bertie and Jeeves back to life in a hilarious affair of mix-ups and mishaps. Bertie, nursing a bit of heartbreak over the ...

Panel on Science Literacy 3/26

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014 - Kristin Nielsen

Perspectives on Science and Information Literacy (FYO/Blue Card) Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 5:30 - 6:30 PM - MLC 148 Panel discussion with Dr. Peggy Brickman (Biology) and Dr. Shawn Glynn (Education). Moderated by Science Librarians. Promoting science literacy is a challenge in the complex web of politics, industry, and academia. How do we ...