Archive for the ‘Collections’ Category

Hargrett Historical Maps and Broadsides Databases Open

Monday, February 18th, 2013 - Renna Tuten

The Hargrett Rare Book & Manuscript Library at the University of Georgia Libraries maintains a collection of more than 1,000 historic maps spanning nearly 500 years, from the sixteenth century through the early twentieth century. Although not limited to a single geographic subject, the collection heavily emphasizes Georgia as colony ...

African Studies Exhibit

Thursday, November 15th, 2012 - Jean Cleveland

An exhibit on view in the rotunda of the Special Collections Libraries Richard Russell Building showcases items from the African Studies Institute collection along with objects illustrating African culture from personal collections. In the exhibit, examples of handwoven baskets, beadwork containers and clothing crafted in various African countries can be found, ...

UGA Libraries’ Media Archives receives earliest known home movies of Georgia

Tuesday, July 10th, 2012 - Jean Cleveland

The University of Georgia Libraries’ Walter J. Brown Media Archives, the only public institution in Georgia devoted entirely to preserving moving images, has received a rich and varied film collection including what are likely Georgia’s earliest surviving home movies. Pebble Hill Plantation in Thomasville, Georgia, was the winter home for the ...

Curriculum Materials Library Hours

Thursday, May 24th, 2012 - cbuss

The CML in 207 Aderhold Hall will be closed Sunday & Monday for the Memorial Day Holiday. For more information on the CML's hours, please visit the CML's site.

Main Library Current Periodicals on the Move

Thursday, May 10th, 2012 - Deborah Stanley, Web Editor

We have begun moving the Main Library's current periodicals from the 1st floor to their temporary location on the 2nd floor. Once renovation is complete, they will return to a new location on the 1st floor.

Main/Science Libraries summer renovations

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012 - Kristin Nielsen

The entry floors of the Main Library and the Science Library will undergo renovations beginning in mid-May. By fall, both libraries will feature redesigned study spaces, new computers and furniture, and better-designed service desks. The Libraries plan to maintain our normal Maymester and summer hours, but please expect construction noise as ...

Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection ready for Grand Opening!

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012 - danroth

The Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection has taken up residence in its new offices at the Richard B. Russell Special Collections Library Building. Preparations are underway for the official building dedication ceremonies, scheduled for Friday, February 17, 2012 at 11:00a.m. 2011 found the Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards ...

Special Collections Libraries to Close for Move, Fall 2011

Monday, June 13th, 2011 - Jean Cleveland

During the fall of 2011, the UGA Libraries’ three special collections libraries will relocate from the Main Library to the new Special Collections Libraries building currently under construction at 300 Hull Street. The move will result in delays in using materials held by the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Richard ...

UGA Libraries capture an Emmy!

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010 - Jean Cleveland

The University of Georgia Libraries has a new addition – a statuette awarded at the 2010 Southeast Regional Emmy Awards Saturday in Atlanta. Andrew Young Presents: How We Got Over was recognized for technical achievement, one of three Emmys it received. The documentary is largely based historical news footage made ...

New Subject Guide for Vintage Advertising

Thursday, April 29th, 2010 - phoebe

The UGA Libraries has a new online guide listing resources for finding vintage advertising - both print ads and television commercials. Resources for online advertising archives are listed, and so are ways to find vintage ads in print or microfilm versions of  contemporary magazines on the library shelves. (Click image ...