Archive for the ‘Library Events’ Category

The Battle of Atlanta, 150 years ago today

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 - Jean Cleveland

    On July 20, 1864, Gen. William T. Sherman's Union soldiers won a hard-fought battle at Peachtree Creek, taking control of present-day Buckhead and continuing their determined march toward Atlanta. Rebel Gen. John Bell Hood's forces proved formidable in subsequent engagements, including the Battle of Atlanta on July 22 (the battle ...

Annual Woodruff exhibit on the natural history of Georgia on display

Thursday, June 5th, 2014 - Jean Cleveland

The 9th annual exhibit of the James W. Woodruff Sr. Center for the Natural History of Georgia and the Chattahoochee River Valley is on display through June at the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library. The James Waldo Woodruff St. Center for the Natural History of Georgia is based at the ...

UGA Press book named one of best on Georgia history for 2013

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014 - Jean Cleveland

Congratulations to UGA grad Glenn Eskew, co-winner of the Georgia Historical Society’s 2014 Malcolm Bell, Jr., and Muriel Barrow Bell Award for the best book in Georgia history published in 2013. Eskew will be at the Richard B. Russell Jr. Special Collections Libraries Building Wed., May 28 to discuss his biography, ...

Special Collections Libraries closed May 26

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014 - Jean Cleveland

The UGA Special Collections Libraries Building will be closed Monday, May 26 in observance of Memorial Day. We will resume regular hours Tuesday.

Staff Picks display now up in Main Library

Thursday, May 15th, 2014 - Amy Watts

Looking for your summer reading? We've solicited recommendations from our Libraries staff and are featuring those books in a new display at the Main Library. It's on the first floor, to the left of the checkout desk, and right across from the door to the cafe area. The books circulate ...

ARTifacts Rocks Athens

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014 - Jean Cleveland

  The ARTifacts Rocks Athens exhibit will be available  at the Russell Special Collections Libraries through the end of the year. The display cases of the Media Archives gallery are filled with guitars, including some presented in memoriam,  and other instruments; album and magazine covers, buttons, bumper stickers,  band flyers, photos, set ...

Free coffee at the Science Library, May 1 and 2

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 - Liz

Hey y'all! Need extra caffeine to get you through the first couple days of finals? We have free coffee and cookies May 1st and May 2nd at the Science Library while supplies last.

Reading Day Popcorn at the MLC

Monday, April 28th, 2014 - Amy Watts

Reading Day Popcorn Tuesday, April 29, 2-3:30 p.m. MLC, 2nd floor, near Jittery Joe's Crunchy snacks improve memory and concentration: it's totally true! (We think.)

Proofreading service at Main Library, Wed Apr 23

Monday, April 21st, 2014 - Amy Watts

Proof Your Paper Wednesday, April 23, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. Main Library, 1st floor Study Area We can't write it for you, but we can reduce typos and other minor errors that will ruin your days and haunt your nights. Citations checked as well.

Finals Week at the Science Library

Thursday, April 17th, 2014 - Liz

Finals week is upon us! Here is the short list of events held at the Science Library. Check our website and Facebook for more details as the time draws  nigh.