Archive for the ‘Scholarly News’ Category

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 ...

“Research Made Easy” workshops 9/12, 9/13

Wednesday, September 7th, 2011 - cbuss

Research Made Easy: Join librarians Nadine Cohen & Carla Wilson Buss for a session on finding what you need, when you need it when you’re doing your research. This session is primarily for graduate students in the College of Education, but all are welcome. Two sessions will be offered: Monday, September ...

New Guide to Online Academic Tools

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 - phoebe

The UGA Libraries have now assembled a guide to several different kinds of Online Academic Productivity Tools. Dip into it to learn about: LibX - allows you to search the UGA catalog from your web browser toolbar. Search Plug-ins - search useful web sites and online research databases from your web browser. Online ...

Library Workshop 11/2: RefWorks

Monday, November 1st, 2010 - phoebe

Learn the citation program that takes the pain out of formatting your bibliography.  A must for term paper writers. Tuesday November 2nd, 7-8pm, Miller Learning Center 370. This is a blue card event.

Research Rx: Workshops for Social Science Grad Students

Friday, September 3rd, 2010 - amber

Learn more - panic less: Research Rx is a series of problem-based, interdisciplinary research workshops for graduate students in social and behavioral sciences. There are three workshops offered this semester: Resources @ UGA (orientation to the library and research at UGA) Wed., Sep. 8 @ 6 p.m. & Thurs. Sep. 9 @ 3:30 ...

New Video Tutorial for GIL-Find Catalog Interface

Thursday, August 26th, 2010 - phoebe

The committee that has developed the new GIL-Find interface for the GIL catalog has now created a video tutorial to get you started using GIL-Find.  The same tutorial is available in two sizes; choose whichever better suits your screen size and eyesight! Large:  http://www.library.gsu.edu/temp/GIL-Find/LARGE/2Welcome-to-GIL-Findcamproj.html Small:  http://www.library.gsu.edu/temp/GIL-Find/SMALL/2Welcome-to-GIL-FindSMALL/2Welcome-to-GIL-FindSMALL.html You may also find the series of ...

RefWorks Workshop, Weds. Mar. 17

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010 - Amy Watts

RefWorks Workshop Main Library, Lab A Wednesday, March 17, 5-6pm Host: Sandra Riggs Learn how to manage your works cited page with software that allows you to store references, insert them in your paper, and generate a bibliography in the style of your choice. All online and all free for the ...

Question of the Week: Ebony and Jet, 1972-1974

Monday, March 15th, 2010 - phoebe

A patron contacted us this week wondering if we had issues of the magazines Ebony and Jet, for the period 1972-1974, for browsing. We have digital access to Ebony and Jet from 1992 to the present through GALILEO databases.  (To find out where, enter the magazine title in the Electric Journal ...