Archive for the ‘Library Notes’ Category

Special Collections Libraries’ request system to be upgraded Friday

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 - Jean Cleveland

The AEON Request System at the Special Collections Libraries will be upgraded Friday, Aug. 29. Researchers will not be able to request materials while the upgrade is ongoing. It is scheduled to take place at early as possible. Materials requested ahead of time will remain in the reading room and will be ...

Miller Learning Center Open 24/7 (Starting 8/18)

Friday, August 15th, 2014 - amber

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 ...

“Vince Dooley: A Retrospective, 1954 -1988.”

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 - Jean Cleveland

[caption id="attachment_8991" align="alignright" width="300"] Vince Dooley and legendary Alabama Coach "Bear" Bryant[/caption] A look at former University of Georgia head football Coach Vince Dooley’s career opens Aug. 29 at the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries. Photos, playbooks, original artwork by Bulldog favorite Jack Davis and commemorative items are among the ...

Graduate Student Open Houses today, 8/13

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 - Kristin Nielsen

What: Library Open Houses for Graduate Students When: Wednesday, August 13 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. Where:  Main Library (North Campus at the end of the quad) and Science Library (South Campus inside Boyd Graduate Studies) Get your academic year off to a great start! Have an afternoon snack and meet your librarians.  Learn about key ...

GALILEO@UGA Gets a New Look!

Monday, August 11th, 2014 - Deborah Stanley, Web Editor

We have updated GALILEO@UGA to incorporate more guidance for users. You will still find the familiar lists of databases for different subject areas, along with the A-Z list of databases and the database name search. But we have added some things to make GALILEO@UGA more useful: - Class-Specific Research Guides: Librarians ...

Aug. 23rd: UGA Libraries celebrate 75th anniversary of GWTW premiere

Monday, August 11th, 2014 - Jean Cleveland

The opening of a major exhibit, an afternoon of engaging talks and a reception are among the events Aug. 23 at the University of Georgia Special Collections Libraries to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the premiere of Gone With the Wind. The occasion begins at 2 p.m. with exhibit tours led ...

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 ...