Archive for the ‘Scholarly News’ Category

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 ...

GIL Express service suspended May 13-19

Friday, May 11th, 2012 - Kristin Nielsen

Due to a planned software upgrade to the University System of Georgia's library servers, the ability to place GIL Express requests will be temporarily suspended next week. The service will be unavailable from midnight on May 13, 2012 until 7:00 a.m. on May 19, 2012.

UGA Faculty: Please share your views on open access publishing in your field with us!

Thursday, April 5th, 2012 - mariann

The GALILEO Knowledge Repository (GKR) project is developing a cooperative institutional repository (IR) model for USG institutions for managing and accessing their digital scholarship, research information, and related works. The GKR also will include a metadata repository for federated searching and browsing across these institutions' repositories for the citizens of ...

New website for UGA faculty and students on publishing & scholarly communications

Thursday, March 29th, 2012 - mariann

The UGA Libraries have added a new website about new services to help faculty and students with their scholarly publishing questions. Visit the site to help you find the answers to these,  and other questions: what are the best journals in my field, do I own copyright in my work, ...

Fall workshops at UGA Libraries

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011 - Amy Watts

The UGA Libraries will be hosting several workshops this fall - all interested persons are welcome to attend.  These events are also eligible for "Blue cards" from the Franklin College Cultural & Academic Events Program.  Workshops last no longer than an hour. Maximizing Google Tuesday October 18, 7 p.m. Science ...