Archive for the ‘Media’ Category

70th Annual Peabody Award winners announced

Thursday, March 31st, 2011 - Amy Watts

A record 39 recipients of the 70th Annual Peabody Awards were announced today by the University of Georgia's Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication. The winners, chosen by the Peabody board as the best in electronic media for the year 2010, were named in a ceremony ...

Library Workshop 11/1: Find Stuff You’ll Love

Thursday, October 28th, 2010 - phoebe

Learn how to find leisure reading, movies and music at the UGA libraries. Monday November 1st, 7-8pm, Miller Learning Center 369. This is a blue card event.

National Home Movie Day at Americus, Sat. Oct 24

Wednesday, October 20th, 2010 - Amy Watts

Home Movie Day is the perfect opportunity for people to connect with our past and to move the conversation about preserving our cultural heritage into the future." -- Ken Burns National Home Movie Day 2010 is coming to Americus, Georgia on Sunday, Oct. 24  from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30  p.m. ...

Films on Demand now available

Monday, September 13th, 2010 - Kristin Nielsen

Looking for ways to enliven a class presentation or add content to your eLC course site? Films on Demand, the Libraries' new database from GALILEO, offers streaming video for over 7,000 educational films. Films are broken into segments for easy linking and viewing. Producers include Films for the Humanities & ...

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 ...

Oscar-nominated documentary uses footage from our collection

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010 - Amy Watts

The Oscar nominated documentary The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers has footage from the Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection in it. The footage, of Richard Nixon, was partially used in the representative clip shown during the Academy Awards broadcast. More information about the ...

Question of the Week: Limiting a GIL Search

Monday, October 19th, 2009 - phoebe

A student asked if it was possible to browse our collection of DVDs; she was looking for documentaries on a subject, but didn't know of any specific titles, and a keyword search of GIL seemed to return only books. In fact, you can limit a search of the GIL catalog by ...

Peabody Awards Collection now streaming on campus

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009 - Peabody Awards Collection

One of UGA's hidden treasures is about to step into the spotlight.  Selected programs from the Peabody Awards Collection are now available for online viewing on the UGA campus. The Peabody Awards Collection, part of the UGA Libraries Walter J. Brown Media Archives, is one of the largest broadcasting archives in ...

Miyazaki film showing tonight

Friday, September 25th, 2009 - Amy Watts

Come to the Lamar Dodd School of Arts (tonight, Sept 25, at 7 pm) to enjoy the 2nd Miyazaki FIlm Festival, hosted by Art X and the Main Library Media Department. It's free! Plot: Critically acclaimed as one of the most delightful and charming family films ever, MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO is a ...

Black History Month screening series concludes

Monday, February 23rd, 2009 - Peabody Awards Collection

The fourth and final program in the 2009 Peabody Awards Collection Black History Month screening series will be presented this Tuesday, February 24 at 7 p.m. in Room 348 of the Miller Learning Center.  In The Return of the King, an episode of the animated series Boondocks, Dr. Martin Luther ...