General Library News

UGA Libraries - Information for Graduating Students

Submitted by MaryP on Tue, 12/12/2017

Congratulations on your upcoming graduation from the University of Georgia!

Before leaving campus, please check your library account and clear all outstanding obligations by doing the following:

  • Return all books (including GIL Express and Interlibrary Loan) before leaving campus even if they are not due.
  • Pay all fines and fees by cash, check, or credit card.

If you have any questions about your library account, please contact:

"Be a Santa for a Senior" Gift Drive

Submitted by amywatts on Tue, 11/21/2017

The UGA Gerontology Club is partnering with the Athens Council on Aging to sponsor a gift drive for senior citizens in Athens. The drive, Be a Santa for a Senior, is focusing primarily on nursing home residents and shut-ins—two populations of seniors that desperately need support and who are often forgotten during this time of year.

The Library Staff Association will be participating in this gift drive from now until December 1st. If you'd like to join with LSA in providing gifts, items may be dropped off at the Main Library Circulation Desk. 

Requested Donations:

Debate: Do Facts Still Matter?

Submitted by cleveland on Tue, 10/03/2017

Do facts still matter? UGA Libraries and the Georgia Debate Union are co-hosting a debate on the status of facts in our political culture. The affirmative/pro side of the debate will be Facts matter more than fake news in contemporary society.

Where: Richard B. Russell Special Collections Library Auditorium (271)

When: Wednesday, October 18th 7-8:30pm

Event URL: guides.libs.uga.edu/factsdebate

Suggested Readings:  guides.libs.uga.edu/factsdebate/readings

Snacks & Beverages provided

Hosted by:Georgia Debate Union & UGA Libraries

Capturing Science Contest Opens!

Submitted by cleveland on Fri, 09/01/2017

The University of Georgia Libraries are hosting a Capturing Science Contest to encourage STEM learning in a diverse range of formats and genres. Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible for $1,500 in prizes.  

Participants will explain a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) concept to a broader audience using any media.  

“Any and all formats, media, and genres are encouraged,” said Chandler Christoffel, instruction & research librarian. “Essays, board games, virtual reality, videos, music, software, apps, curricula, lesson plans, poems, infographics, fiction, and exhibits are all accepted!”

Prizes will be awarded in two separate categories for undergraduate and graduate students: