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MLIS Workshop
A series of workshops for Libraries' staff members who are currently enrolled in Masters of Library and Information Science programs, to enhance their skill sets as they seek professional employment.

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Reflections on Georgia Politics

How We Got Over How We Got Over: Q&A with Ambassador Andrew Young
In March 2009, the Walter J. Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection at the University of Georgia Libraries hosted Ambassador Andrew Young as he presented the premiere of his new feature-length civil rights documentary, How We Got Over. Young, a former congressman, United Nations Ambassador and mayor of Atlanta, was a leader in the American Civil Rights Movement and one of Dr. Martin Luther King’s closest advisors and confidants. How We Got Over uses unique archival footage from the WSB and WALB Newsfilm Collections held by the UGA Libraries to re-frame the story of the civil rights struggle. This podcast is a recording of the Q & A session with Ambassador Young following the premiere of How We Got Over.



The Harry Crews Collection
Using selections from audiotapes in the Harry Crews collection, librarian Skip Hulett introduces listeners to the wealth of literary material contained in this famous Georgia writer's personal archive at the University of Georgia's Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Hear excerpts from tapes of Crews teaching a creative writing seminar at the University of Florida, interviewing tough-guy actors Charles Bronson and Robert Blake, and describing how he approaches his own writing and what kind of an impression growing up a poor tenant farmer's son in Georgia made upon his novels. Skip Hulett is the Georgiana Collection librarian in the Hargrett Library, which houses tens of thousands of rare books and nearly four thousand separate manuscript collections containing historical papers and letters, literary manuscripts, personal memorabilia, and business records. Music: "Forgotten Fields" by Gurdonark, from the album 'Tallgrass Canticle' , Creative Commons BY license 2.5.

Reflections on Georgia Politics

William Montgomery Green Wormsloe Speaks: Environmental history at the Wormsloe historic site near Savannah
This podcast series features the work of an ongoing partnership between UGA's Anthropology and History departments and Wormsloe Fellows, the Center for Remote Sensing and Mapping Science, and the Wormsloe Institute for Environmental History.

Part 1: Wormsloe's Sarah Ross and CRMS's Tommy Jordan talk Wormsloe's history, its importance to scholars, and the mapping of the site.


Part 2: Tommy Jordan, Dr. Paul Sutter and Wormsloe Fellow Drew Swanson of UGA's Department of History discuss environmental history and Drew's experience working with materials from the DeRenne Library in the Hargrett Rare Book collection.


Part 3:Tommy Jordan, Dr. Ervan Garrison and Wormsloe Fellow Jessica Cook of UGA's Department of Anthropology discuss geoarcheology, the interdisciplinary nature of the work at Wormsloe, and the Wormsloe Fellowship.


Part 4: Environmental History: A Study of Landscape and Legacy - Lecture by David Foster at the UGA Chapel on April 23, 2009. Foster is Director of the Harvard Forest and an ecologist who is interested in the interpretation and conservation of landscapes shaped by natural and cultural processes. Foster is co-author of Wildlands and Woodlands: a Vision for the Forests of Massachusetts (W&W), a new conservation plan designed to increase greatly the state’s protected land, ensure its viability and sustainability for generations to come through private, public and non-profit stewardship, and develop comprehensive approaches to forest management.



Using Models to Guide Decision-making: a discussion with Dr. Michael J. Conroy
Forestry professor Dr. Michael J. Conroy discusses his work at UGA and the benefits of using modeling in wildlife conservation.

Reflections on Georgia Politics

William Montgomery Green LinkedIn: Web 2.0 Social Media Panel
UGA faculty Kaye Sweetser and Janet Frick, and David Noah from the Center for Teaching and Learning discuss Web 2.0 Social Media at the Student Learning Center.





Reflections on Georgia Politics: Oral History Sampler
Reflections on Georgia Politics, a Russell Library oral history program, features conversations with prominent Georgians. Historian and veteran political consultant Bob Short brings 50 years of experience in Georgia politics to the series, engaging public servants, grass roots activists, and "back room boys" in illuminating and lively discourse. With over 50 programs recorded and counting, a new interview is added on average every ten days. This video is a sampler reel of some of the interviews thus far completed.

Recorded at the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies.

Reflections on Georgia Politics

William Montgomery Green William Montgomery Green, Pt. 1
Concealed nobility, Irish rebellion, armed defense of the campus and a stormy academic conflict that derailed the University - it's the story of William Green, one of the University’s early professors, told by Steven Brown. Green's portrait was recently donated to the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library.

Brown is the former head of the University of Georgia Archives and Records program in the Hargrett Library, where ancient records hold many more thrilling tales. See some of them in the Archives online exhibit hall.




William Montgomery Green, Pt. 2



Oversight or Overlook? Intelligence in the Modern World
David M. Barrett provides a provocative account of relations between American spymasters and Capitol Hill in his recently published book, The CIA and Congress: The Untold Story from Truman to Kennedy. Join Barrett and a panel of UGA experts on modern intelligence gathering; Dr. Loch K. Johnson, co-author of Who's Watching The Spies?; Powell Moore (ABJ), senior congressional and presidential aide and Donald Rumsfeld's first Asst. Secretary of Defense for Legislative Affairs; and Dr. Michael C. Speckhard, CIA officer-in-residence, University of Georgia—to discuss the structure of intelligence and questions of its oversight in light of current events.

Recorded at the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies.

Oversight or Overlook

William Montgomery Green No Other Road: 1953 Red and Black editors stand up for equality and free speech
In 2003, four courageous editors of the University of Georgia's newspaper, the Red and Black, (Walter Lundy, Bill Shipp, Priscilla Arnold, and Gene Britton) were reunited for the first time at the University of Georgia to reminisce, reflect, and provide critical insight. The public oral history program was the first in a new series sponsored by the Russell Library in association with the Foot Soldier Project for Civil Rights Studies. Dr. Maurice Daniels, social work professor, head of Foot Soldier Project, and scholar of civil rights history, and Dr. Kent Middleton, journalism professor and scholar of free speech and free press issues, directed questions; Harry Montevideo, publisher of The Red and Black, moderated the discussion.

Recorded at the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies.


CML Podcast
Carla Buss, CML Director, gives us an overview of the materials and services available to faculty, staff, and students in the Curriculum Materials Library.

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