Archive for the ‘Library Notes’ Category

Map and Government Information Library now open

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015 - Jean Cleveland

 MAGIL and the microform areas of the Main Library are back in operation, following recovery from a watery mishap.    Thank you for your patience!

LSA Books & Baked Goods Sale

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 - Amy Watts

The LSA Spring Book and Bake Sale is Thursday, April 2! It will be from 10:00 am-3:00 pm in the Lobby of the Main Library, (although we never guarantee that the baked goods will last that long - so yummy). There will be a bake sale in the Science Library from 10:00 am ...

Update on MAGIL and microform areas

Friday, March 27th, 2015 - Jean Cleveland

The microform area in the Main basement is expected to open to the public this weekend, barring any unforeseen setback preventing them from completing work today. In MAGIL, new carpet is being installed, but some work on the movable shelves remains. Based on the latest information from Parker Young Construction, we believe MAGIL will ...

MAGIL and microform areas closed

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 - Jean Cleveland

The MAGIL (Map and Government Information Library) and the microform (microfilm and microfiche) areas of the Main Library will remain closed for approximately two weeks due to water damage.  In MAGIL, staff will be able to retrieve some materials from collections (http://www.libs.uga.edu/magil/about/interim-access.html). Due to the movement of the microform cabinets for ...

New Engineering Resources Added

Monday, March 23rd, 2015 - mariann

The UGA Libraries announce two new resources to support engineering research and teaching: the SPIE Digital Libraries e-book archive, featuring online books in optics and photonics 1989-2015, and retrospective literature searching of the EI Village Engineering database from 1884 to the present. EI Village is one of the primary research ...

Curriculum Materials Library Closing for Renovations

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 - cbuss

The Curriculum Materials Library will be closing for renovations. The week of April 13th, we'll be partially closed. We will have some access but will begin packing our collection. Beginning April 20th we will be completely closed. The CML should reopen in early June. For more information, please visit our ...

Map and Government Information Library Interim Collection Access

Monday, March 16th, 2015 - Hallie Pritchett, Map & Government Information Library

Due to the flood in the Main Library on March 13th, the Map and Government Information Library will be closed to the public until the recovery and restoration process is complete. During this time, the Map and Government Information Library staff will be able to offer limited reference assistance as ...

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 ...