Archive for the ‘Government Documents’ Category

Federal Register Goes Web 2.0

Monday, July 26th, 2010 - phoebe

In celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Federal Register Act (passed July 26, 1935), the Office of the Federal Register (OFR) of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), and the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) have published  This site, currently labeled 'beta', is "an ...

Remember Me? A look back at Y2K, from the DLG

Friday, July 16th, 2010 - Andy Carter

Y2K...anyone? Planes falling from the sky, computers unable to tell time, nano-level Keystone Kops type stuff bringing everything to a complete stop. I forget exactly what the fear was (we'd wake up on the LOST island?). This First Friday Briefing (pictured) from the Georgia Department of Defense recounts the "sigh of ...

New Subject Guide: The Economy in Georgia

Monday, May 24th, 2010 - phoebe

UGA librarian Sheila Devaney has published a new subject guide titled The Economy in Georgia: An A to Z Guide to Reference Sources.  This guide covers resources for current and historical information, including data and statistics, on Georgia economic issues, listed in a handy alphabetical format by topic, from Agriculture, ...

New Guide: Genealogy at the UGA Libraries

Monday, March 1st, 2010 - phoebe

The University of Georgia Libraries have a wealth of information about family history and genealogy - maybe even yours!  We now have a new subject guide highlighting some of our print and online resources for finding obituaries, military records, newspapers, census and other vital records, for Georgia and other locations. The ...

Social Explorer: New Census Resource in GALILEO

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010 - phoebe

Social Explorer is now available in GALILEO.  This is a great addition to the library's census resources! Covers U.S. Census of population data from 1790 to present. Easy creation of thematic maps and downloading a folder of them into a powerpoint file. Retrieve spreadsheet-compatible data tables using a similar interface to's American Factfinder ...

Government documents links in GIL

Thursday, September 3rd, 2009 - Kristin Nielsen

Last week the U.S. Government Printing Office's (GPO) PURL server failed, disrupting access to online U.S. government documents. "PURL" stands for persistent URL - these are the links that start with and are listed in associated GIL records as "Online Text." While GPO is in the process ...

Voter registration help at the CML!

Monday, September 22nd, 2008 - Curriculum Materials Library

Everyone knows they can visit the CML to find K-12 materials for student teaching, get picture books for the kids, and seek research help from a trained reference librarian. But the Curriculum Materials Library offers so much more! The voter registration deadline for Georgia is October 6. If you aren't registered to vote ...

State’s Statistical Register Goes Online

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008 - Jean Cleveland

Curious about how many votes George Busbee received when he ran for governor in 1974? Wondering how many times Mickey Mouse has been written in as a candidate for office? Answers to those questions and a plethora of others are available via computer since the Georgia Official and Statistical Register is ...

Georgia elections stats resource now digitized

Tuesday, February 26th, 2008 - UGA Libraries

The Official State of Georgia Tabulations by Counties ..., which contains election statistics for 1950-1994, has been digitized and is now available in the Georgia Government Publications database.

Tax forms available at UGA Libraries

Tuesday, February 26th, 2008 - UGA Libraries

The UGA Library will distribute Federal and Georgia tax forms, instructions and publications for the 2007 tax season. The most comprehensive distribution point will be in the Student Lounge in the Main Library. The Science Library and the Curriculum Materials Library will distribute a limited number ...