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Special Collections Libraries Welcome Dog Fans for Football Friday Tours

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

Update: We have learned that ESPN will be at the Special Collections Libraries today to film our football exhibit to show during Saturday's game! Go Dogs!   An exhibit of historical football memorabilia from the UGA Athletic Association Archives will be displayed through fall and guided tours of the three Special Collections ...

Intersession Hours – Main and Science Libraries

Friday, August 2nd, 2013 - maryp

During the intersession, the hours for the Main and Science Libraries are: Friday, August 2  -  7:30am to 6pm Saturday, August 3  -  10am to 6pm Sunday, August 4  -  CLOSED Monday, August 5 thru Friday, August 9  -  8am to 6pm Saturday, August 10  -  10am to 6pm Sunday, August 11  -  1pm to 9pm The ...

Saturday performance to celebrate book documenting traditional folk music

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

Traditional ballads and fiddle tunes will be heard at the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries June 15 to celebrate the recently released “Mary Lomax Ballad Book – America’s Great 21st Century Ballad Singer” by Art Rosenbaum. With ballads and songs they learned from their father who sang for his ...

The Making of “The Tangible Past of Athens, Georgia”

Friday, June 7th, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

  Editor Charlotte Marshall, Milton Leathers, Gary Doster and University Archivist Emeritus Steven Brown will shed light on the forthcoming book "The Tangible Past of Athens, Georgia," which examines Athens' architectural history. Wednesday, June 12, 12:30,  Special Collections Libraries Building  Auditorium. For more information contact

Dictionaries Old and Rare

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

The History of the Book of Books: Dictionaries Old and Rare is an exhibition of selections from the Rare Books collection of the Hargrett Rare Book & Manuscript Library. On display in the rotunda of the Special Collections Libraries building, the dictionaries  provide cultural as well as linguistic insights and ...

Retrieval from Special Collections Libraries vault remains limited

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

Unfortunately, the equipment malfunction preventing delivery of materials from the special collections vault will likely not be repaired until Wednesday at the earliest. Vault pulls are being done only on a limited basis. We apologize for any inconvenience!

Russell Library Looks Back at 1973

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

The Russell Library for Political Research and Studies at the University of Georgia will look back at 1973, a pivotal year in modern American history with the new exhibition, “Now and Then: 1973,” on display in the Harrison Feature Gallery of the Russell Library gallery through Dec. 15. The goal of ...

Limited vault-pulls at Special Collections Libraries

Monday, May 20th, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

Due to an equipment malfunction, pulls from the vault at the Special Collections Libraries are being done only on a limited basis. It is hoped the problem will be fixed by mid-afternoon Tuesday.

MLC Open 24 Hours Thru 5/7

Monday, April 29th, 2013 - amber

The Zell B. Miller Learning Center will be open 24 hours/day through the end of finals, 5/7 (at 10:30pm).

“Unscripted with Alan Flurry”

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

The latest episode of "Unscripted with Alan Flurry" will air this Saturday (4/27) at 2 pm and features printmaker Nicola Lopez. The episode was  filmed at the former location of the  Hargrett Rare Books and Manuscripts Library in the Main Library. "Unscripted with Alan Flurry" is a television series in which ...