Archive for the ‘Scholarly News’ Category

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 ...

GILFind Features: Enhanced Full Records

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010 - phoebe

The new new GILFind catalog (in beta) has enhanced full records, including in many cases tables of contents, cover images, reviews from Amazon, links to a preview on Google books, and recommendations for similar books!  (The Classic GIL catalog, which will continue to be available, pioneered the availability of many ...

GILFind Features: Narrowing a Search

Thursday, January 21st, 2010 - phoebe

The new GILFind catalog (in beta) allows you to cast your search net wide as you start and then narrow your search by choosing 'facets' in the results interface.  (The Classic GIL catalog remains available for those who prefer it; see also the blog post introducing GILFind.) A keyword search for ...

PIN access for GIL Express – 1/19/10

Friday, January 15th, 2010 - Viki Timian

Beginning Jan. 19th users will need their PIN to make GIL Express requests through the Universal Catalog (https://giluc.usg.edu/). If you have already gotten your PIN through GIL’s My Account page (https://gil.uga.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?DB=local&PAGE=pbLogon) you do not need another one.  You will use the same PIN for GIL Express that you use to access ...

Have You Tried GILFind?

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010 - phoebe

This past semester, the UGA Libraries introduced the beta version of a new search interface for the GIL catalog.  Called GILFind, this interface provides a more inclusive search with keywords or phrases, and then allows you to narrow the search results by topic, call number area, format, author, language, location, ...