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ASSET '007

The ASSET Awards Committee, celebrating 16 years of staff recognition, invites you to mark your calendars for this year's ASSET Awards festivities. ASSET ‘007, will be held July 16 – 20, 2007. The Awards Ceremony will be held on Thursday, July 19, 2007 at 2:00 p.m.

Past recipients, programs, and nominees can be found at the ASSET Awards website http://www.libs.uga.edu/asset/index.html . Nominations and events information for 2007 will be on the website by mid-March.

If you have ideas or questions, contact one of your colleagues on the ASSET Awards Committee: Ryan Perry and Marilyn Healey (co-chairs), Abby Adams, Zach Bucek, Sophie Dong, Anne Marie Hamilton-Brehme, Thomas Knowlton, Emily Luken, Mandy Mastrovita, Renna Tuten, and Leigh Ann Vey. Jean Cleveland, Gil Head, Florence King, Mary Miller, and Diane Trap serve as ex officio members.

“ASSET ‘007: Staff Bonding Together”

'Holiday Party'

The Libraries' "Holiday Party" is tentatively scheduled for March 12 from 5-8:30 p.m. This event is being jointly planned by LSA and the administration. Stay tuned as plans are finalized!

Tax Forms Available

The UGA Library will distribute Federal and Georgia tax forms, instructions and publications for the 2006 tax season. The most comprehensive distribution point will be in the Student Lounge in the Main Library.  The Science Library and the Curriculum Materials Library will distribute a limited number of forms, instructions and publications.  Please contact Susan Field (Main), Barb Trevena (Science) or Carla Buss (CML) if you have any questions.

Exhibits

Hargrett Library: America Had Talent! Vaudeville Photographs 1880-1930. For more info: http://www.libs.uga.edu/hargrett/speccoll.html . Hurry and cast your vote for your favorite Vaudeville image via the web site or the ballot box.

Russell Library: From Plains to Washington and Points Between: Jimmy Carter's Political Work in Georgia, 1962-1976. The collections in the Russell Library hold a wealth of material connected to former U. S. President and Georgia Gov. Jimmy Carter. The beginning of what has become an admired political career is chronicled through the papers of Sen. Herman Talmadge, Sen. Richard B. Russell, U.S. Rep. John Davis, Secretary of State Dean Rusk and many others. Letters, photographs, original editorial cartoons and campaign memorabilia are on display in the Russell Library lobby through March 30. Check it out to see how communication has changed since the adoption of the computer!

Science Library: "Centennial of the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources 1906-2006" The oldest existing southern forestry school was established in 1906 through an endowment by George Foster Peabody.

To celebrate the centennial, the Georgia Forestry Association and Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources have published a coffee table book The Centennial History of Forestry in Georgia: A pictorial journey. Story boards depicting the history of forestry in the State of Georgia have been displayed at the State Capitol and in the School. A selection of the storyboards are at the Science Library.

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