related to the Access Services dept and its services

Course Reserves Deadline Approaching

Submitted by Camie on Thu, 11/07/2019

The Course Reserves service provided by the UGA Libraries ensures that your students have free, timely access to your choice of course-related journal articles and/or books. Requests may be submitted at any time. Requests submitted by the guarantee date will be completed by the first day of classes. For Spring Semester 2020, the guarantee date is Friday, November 29, 2019. Requests received after this date will be processed as quickly as possible, but we cannot guarantee their availability by the start of classes.

Virtual Reality Kits Available for Checkout at Science Library

Submitted by Camie on Mon, 10/28/2019

University of Georgia students can now develop—and play—virtual reality from the comfort of their dorm rooms. Two Oculus Rift VR headsets and accompanying Alienware 15 R3 gaming laptops are now available for checkout from the Science Library Makerspace. Any UGA student may borrow the equipment for a 72-hour loan period. The gaming laptops are enabled for VR prototyping and exploration and loaded with Oculus Rift, Steam and Unity Game Engine software.

This equipment is on loan from Kyle Johnsen, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering in the College of Engineering.

“The systems will help students work on virtual reality projects anywhere, without requiring access to a specialized laboratory,” Johnsen said. “[They] are specifically designed to be self-contained, with all required software and hardware to get started.”

UGA Partners with Google Books for Digital Access

Submitted by Camie on Fri, 10/18/2019

University of Georgia Libraries’ books will soon transcend shelves and be available online to students, faculty and members of the community in Athens and around the world.

Through a new partnership with Google, about 120,000 of the Libraries’ 4.5 million volumes will be digitized, allowing further access to literary, historic, scientific and reference books and journals through UGA’s library catalog as well as one of the largest digital book collections in the world.

“The University of Georgia Libraries’ collection of 4.5 million volumes is a vast resource for students and scholars at our campuses, and the Google Books partnership extends those benefits to people across the globe,” University Librarian and Associate Provost Toby Graham said. “The ability to search through the full text of these digitized materials will make it even easier for researchers to gain access to the knowledge that helps them to better understand our world.”

Main and Science Libraries - Intersession Hours

Submitted by MaryP on Thu, 12/13/2018

Intersession hours for the Main and Science Libraries:

  • Thursday, 12/13 & Friday, 12/14 - 8am to 6pm
  • Saturday, 12/15 - 10am to 6pm
  • Sunday, 12/16 - CLOSED
  • Monday, 12/17 thru Thursday, 12/20 - 8am to 6pm
  • Friday, 12/21 - 8am to 5pm
  • Saturday, 12/22 thru Sunday, 12/30 - CLOSED
  • Monday, 12/31 - 8am to 5pm
  • Tuesday, 1/1/2019 - CLOSED
  • Wednesday, 1/2 thru Friday, 1/4 - 8am to 6pm
  • Saturday, 1/5 - 10am to 6pm
  • Sunday, 1/6 - 1pm to 9pm
  • Monday, 1/7 and Tuesday, 1/8 - 8am to 6pm

The Libraries resume their regular semester hours on Wednesday, January 9 with the beginning of Spring Semester. 

 

Thanksgiving Break Hours - Main and Science Libraries

Submitted by MaryP on Mon, 11/19/2018

The Libraries will operate with shortened hours for the Thanksgiving break. Thanksgiving Break hours for the Main and Science Libraries are:

  • Monday, November 19 and Tuesday, November 20 - 8am to 6pm
  • Wednesday, November 21 - 8am to 5pm
  • Thursday, November 22 - CLOSED
  • Friday, November 23 - 12pm to 6pm

On Saturday, November 24, the Libraries will be closed for the home football game - UGA vs. GA Tech. The outside book drop at the Main Library will be locked.

The Libraries will resume their regular Fall semester hours on Sunday, November 25.

Main and Science Libraries - Closed on Saturday, October 6

Submitted by MaryP on Fri, 10/05/2018

The Main and Science Libraries will close on Saturday, October 6 for the Homecoming football game - Georgia vs. Vanderbilt. The Libraries will resume their regular semester hours on Sunday, October 7.

The regular Fall Semester hours for the Main and Science Libraries are:

  • Monday thru Thursday - 7:30am to 2am
  • Friday - 7:30am to 9pm
  • Saturday - 10am to 7pm
  • Sunday - 1pm to 2am