Archive for the ‘Digital Library of Georgia’ Category

Historic Savannah Newspapers now online

Thursday, June 5th, 2014 - Jean Cleveland

The Savannah Historic Newspapers Archive provides online access to three newspaper titles published in Savannah from 1809 to 1880. Consisting of over 83,000 newspaper pages, the archive provides historical images that are both full-text searchable and can be browsed by date. The website includes the following Savannah newspaper titles: Savannah ...

UGA Extension, Digital Library of Georgia release first series of historic farm photos

Monday, June 2nd, 2014 - Jean Cleveland

For as long as there have been portable cameras, University of Georgia Extension agents and Extension photographers have used them to help identify crop diseases, demonstrate best farming practices and document community events. With at least one agent in most of Georgia’s counties, UGA Extension agents and their photographers have ...

Several Civil War collections open for research

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 - Jean Cleveland

William H. Mickle correspondence, ms 3827 William H. Mickle (1839-1922) was from Marianville, Schenectady County, N.Y., and was commissioned as an infantry officer in the 134th New York, serving in Virginia. He was promoted to Assistant Adjutant General on the staff of the Chief of Artillery for XX Corps, commanded by ...

Vienna Progress added to the South Georgia Historic Newspapers Archive:

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 - Jean Cleveland

The South Georgia Historic Newspapers Archive now provides access to seventeen newspaper titles published in ten south Georgia cities (Albany, Americus, Bainbridge, Brunswick, Cuthbert, Thomasville, Tifton, Valdosta, Vienna, and Waycross) from 1845 to 1922. Consisting of over 152,000 newspaper pages, the archive provides historical images that are both full-text searchable and can be browsed by date.  The archive includes the Vienna Progress (1893-1904), in addition to ...

GeorgiaInfo, state’s online almanac, launches redesigned website

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014 - Jean Cleveland

GeorgiaInfo, the state’s online almanac based at the University of Georgia, is launching a redesigned website Jan. 21. GeorgiaInfo is part of the Digital Library of Georgia, and is hosted by GALILEO and the University of Georgia Libraries. GeorgiaInfo was created in 1996 by the UGA Carl Vinson Institute of Government. ...

Georgia well-represented as National Digital Public Library launches

Friday, April 19th, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

  An exciting new initiative began today when the Digital Public Library of America launched its first six service and content hubs. The hubs promise to unleash millions of historical, scientific and cultural documents from many of America’s national and state institutions, making them easily searchable as digital records to anyone with an Internet ...

Georgia Collections Sought for Nationwide Digital Library

Monday, November 26th, 2012 - Jean Cleveland

The Digital Library of Georgia is accepting applications for original, unpublished historic materials significant to Georgia to be digitized and included in a nationwide digital library. Georgia libraries, museums, historical societies, archives and other cultural heritage repositories are invited to submit applications for up to five collections each to be considered ...

Graham interviewed on national digital library project

Friday, November 16th, 2012 - Jean Cleveland

  Dr. Toby Graham, director of the Digital Library of Georgia and the Hargrett  Rare Book and Manuscript Library, was interviewed on WGAU radio about UGA's participation in the Digital Public Library of America Friday morning. Listen to the interview at: http://www.1340wgau.com/s/av/  

UGA helping to build national digital library

Thursday, November 15th, 2012 - Jean Cleveland

The University of Georgia and GALILEO are helping to build a nationwide digital library with support from two private foundations, The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) is a groundbreaking project to make our country’s local archive digital, searchable, and freely accessible. Launched last summer by Harvard University, the DPLA recently ...

Toby Graham talks to Tim Bryant about Georgia Writers Hall of Fame

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012 - Deborah Stanley, Web Editor

On Tuesday September 25th, Deputy University Librarian Toby Graham was a guest on the "Newsmakers with Tim Bryant" radio show on WGAU 1340. Listen to Toby's interview here. Toby and Tim discussed the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame Celebration on Thursday September 27th, the Special Collections Libraries building, and the ...