Archive for the ‘Scholarly News’ Category

Open Access Week and webcast by the ASERL

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 - Liz

Open Access Week begins on October 21st, so please take the time to explore these issues in academic publishing. The ASERL is hosting a live webcast/chat session with Peter Suber, author of the refutation to the “sting” of open access published in Science. The webcast is at 2PM EST on October ...

Futures of the Book symposium

Monday, April 22nd, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

Brian Croxall, an Emory University English professor whose research explores representations of technology within fiction and philosophy, is the featured speaker at the Futures of the Book Symposium April 27. The symposium will be held 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Richard B. Russell Jr. Special Collections Building. Croxall’s talk is ...

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 ...

UGA Libraries’ Media Archives preserves only known films of stage actress

Friday, March 29th, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

Three reels of early home movies showing theater actress Annie Russell (1864-1936)—the only moving images of her known to exist—have been discovered in the University of Georgia Libraries’ Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, the only public institution in Georgia devoted entirely to preserving moving images. Born in ...

Ethics, Law & Access: Larger Implications of Aaron Swartz

Monday, March 25th, 2013 - Ian Thomas, Science Library

Wed. March 27, 2013, 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM - Miller Learning Center, Rm 171 Speakers: Prof. William Lee (Journalism/Mass Communication) & Prof. David Shipley (Law School). The death of hacker-activist Aaron Swartz has sparked conversations around the issues of open access, intellectual property, and copyright law. Our panel will ...

GIL Express

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012 - maryp

Today is the last day for requesting books online through GIL Express. The GIL Express service will be unavailable during the USG Winter Break from December 12, 2012 to January 2, 2013.

Wireless printing is now available in the Libraries

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012 - Ian Thomas, Science Library

Wireless printing is now available at the UGA Libraries (Main, Science, and the MLC) as well as several other locations around campus. Patrons can now not only print from a laptop, but also a mobile device (Android and Apple apps are available). Color and double-sided printing are also available via ...

GIL Express available through GIL-Find Universal (Updated)

Friday, May 25th, 2012 - Kristin Nielsen

As of 11:30 a.m.:  GIL Express requests can now be viewed in your My Library Account. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Online requests for GIL Express books may be placed using the GIL-Find Universal Catalog. The request option in the Classic GIL Universal Catalog is not yet working. Please be aware that GIL Express requests are not ...

Update on GIL catalog problems

Thursday, May 24th, 2012 - Kristin Nielsen

We continue having problems with some searches in GIL Classic, so please use GIL-Find to search the Libraries' catalog. GIL Express online requests are not working. The online form for Repository requests is not working; to retrieve items from the Repository contact Access Services at 706-542-3256. In more positive news, the EndNote download ...

GIL catalog experiencing problems (Updated)

Monday, May 21st, 2012 - Kristin Nielsen

UPDATED: As of this afternoon (May 22): The My Account is working in GIL Classic but not GIL-Find. (GIL-Find will let you log in and shows you the password screen, but it won't let you see or renew your books online). GIL Classic works using the Exact Search. Indexing problems are causing the ...