Archive for the ‘Digital Library of Georgia’ Category

Andrew Young Brings “How We Got Over” to MLC March 30

Monday, March 9th, 2009 - amber

The Walter J. Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection at the University of Georgia Libraries will host Ambassador Andrew Young as he presents the premiere of his new feature-length civil rights documentary, “How We Got Over,” at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 30. The event ...

The UGA Libraries are podcasting!

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009 - Ian Thomas, Science Library

The UGA Libraries and Russell Library now feature podcasts on a variety of topics, ranging from a discussion with Dr. Michael Conroy about using models to guide decision making in wildlife conservation to samples from the Russell Library's oral history project on Georgia politics. All podcasts are available through the ...

Civil Rights Digital Library featured in AJC article

Tuesday, May 27th, 2008 - Amy Watts

The Atlanta Journal Constitution recently published an article highlighting the Civil Rights Digital Library, a project between the Media Archives, DLG, NGE, GALILEO, and folks in the Franklin College. The Civil Rights Digital Library site ( includes around 30 hours of raw footage of the Civil Rights movement from the ...

American Library Association loves the DLG

Thursday, January 24th, 2008 - UGA Libraries

The Digital Library of Georgia was recently featured on as the "Digital Library of the Week." ilovelibraries is a digital newsletter for the American Library Association. It singled out the DLG's "Vanishing Georgia" collection for particular praise.

Red and Black archive online

Thursday, November 8th, 2007 - Deborah Stanley, Web Editor

We are pleased to announce that the UGA student newspaper, the Red and Black, is now available online from 1893-1979, as part of the Digital Library of Georgia. The Red and Black debuted in 1893 with a front page devoted to Georgia’s game with the “burley” Vanderbilt football team and ...

“Integrated in All Respects”

Thursday, May 17th, 2007 - Richard B. Russell Library

Ed Friend's Highlander Folk School Films The Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies and the Digital Library of Georgia are pleased to announce that Ed Friend's historic Highlander film is now accessible online via the Digital Library of Georgia. "Integrated in All Respects" consists of Ed ...

UGA Centennial Alumni Catalog (1901) now online

Wednesday, January 24th, 2007 - UGA Libraries

The Digital Library of Georgia and the Hargrett Rare Books & Manuscripts Library are pleased to announce the availability of a new online resource: University of Georgia Centennial Alumni Catalog, 1901. In 1901, to celebrate 100 years of classes at the Athens campus, the University of Georgia assembled the Centennial ...

Athens Woman’s Club historical documents online

Friday, November 17th, 2006 - UGA Libraries

For Our Mutual Benefit: The Athens Woman's Club and Social Reform, 1912-1920. For Our Mutual Benefit consists of a minute book, covering the years 1912-1920, from the Athens Woman's Club collection housed in the Heritage Room of the Athens-Clarke County Library that documents the social, philanthropic and reform activities of the ...

Online exhibit: Beauty in Stone

Thursday, November 9th, 2006 - UGA Libraries

The Digital Library of Georgia, the Pickens County Library of the Sequoyah Regional Library System, the Marble Valley Historical Society, the Georgia Archives, and the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection are pleased to announce the availability of a new online resource: Beauty in Stone: The Industrial ...

Round-up of recent additions to GALILEO

Tuesday, November 8th, 2005 - Amy Watts

These resources have been added to GALILEO recently: Sanborn® Fire Insurance Maps for Georgia Towns and Cities, 1884-1922 Sanborn® Fire Insurance Maps for Georgia Towns and Cities, 1884-1922 consists of fire insurance maps created by the Sanborn Map Company that depict the commercial, industrial, and residential areas of ...