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Library 101: Emergency Procedures

Claire Colombo and Tom Frieling will review important UGA Libraries security and emergency information 2-3 p.m. Feb. 19 in B-2 of the Main Library. Please bring your questions. Topics include: role of our security personnel, staff responsibilities in case of an emergency, basic procedures in case of emergency, basic building policies, and building maintenance and repair. All staff are encouraged to attend.

All-Staff 'Holiday' Party

Make plans to attend the All-Staff Party March 14. Stay tuned for more details as the 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.


Hargrett Library: The Art of Alvar. Through Feb. 26. On Feb. 22, a reception and lecture by Betty Jean Craige, professor of comparative literature and director of the Center for Humanities and Arts, will begin at 5 p.m.. Craig has written a book on the Barcelona native: Alvar: Thirty Years of Lithography. A retrospective exhibition of the artist will be at the Georgia Museum of Art this fall.

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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