The Libraries’ Undergraduate Research Award deadline is being extended to March 22 (Thursday) since March 19 is the first day after Spring Break. Please see the CURO Research Award pages for full details.
What do the U.S. Navy, the National School Lunch Program, and the former Soviet Union have in common? Why, peanuts of course!
Local chefs will once again take on the School Lunch Challenge March 24, creating tasty dishes that meet USDA requirements for the National School Lunch Program. Attendees will have a chance to sample the creations at the cooking competition from 12-1:30 p.m. in the cafeteria of Whitehead Road Elementary School.
The Digital Library of Georgia (DLG) is pleased to announce the availability of the Henry L. Benning Civil War materials collection athttp://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/CollectionsA-Z/ghlb_search.html. The collection, which belongs to Columbus State University Archives, is available online thanks in part to the DLG's Competitive Digitization grant program, a funding opportunity intended to broaden DLG partner participation for statewide historic digitization projects.
The UGA Libraries is participating in a massive, international online transcribe-a-thon today, Feb. 14, the day African American activist Frederick Douglass chose as his birthday. There's still time to join in -- until 3 pm!
The working celebration marks Douglass’ 200th birthday.This effort, organized by the Colored Convention Project, benefits the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), and the Smithsonian Transcription Center, toward their goal to transcribe 19th-century records from the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, known as the Freedmen's Bureau. UGA joined more than 60 host groups and 1,400 individuals helping to digitally preserve the documents from this crucial humanitarian program.
The Miller Learning Center network will be down Thursday, January 15, from 10-11 p.m. There will be no internet access or technology lending during this time. (You can, however, return checked out equipment.)
Continuing a program we began in the fall, we're doing more pop-up demos of our HTC Vive virtual reality system. Any UGA students, faculty, or staff are welcome to drop by and try out the programs we're featuring. We'll be set up outside the cafe on the first floor of the Main Library.
Dates of future demos:
Thursday, February 22
Monday, March 5
Tuesday, March 20
Wednesday, April 4
Thursday, April 19
UGA's two-step login solution required for access to several University systems will be implemented in March. Systems requiring ArchPass Duo will include ELC, Athena, Employee Self-Service site, the vLab, the Remote Access VPN, and other systems that hold sensitive or restricted data. There are now two videos available on the EITS ArchPass website to help explain the process.
Visit the ArchPass instructional videos:
The UGA Libraries are holding a Transcribe-a-thon in honor of Frederick Douglass's 200th birthday on Wednesday, February 14, from 12pm -3pm in the Main Library Instruction Lab.
We will be joining the Colored Conventions Project and the Smithsonian Institution and over forty other institutions to help transcribe the Freedmen's Bureau papers. No experience necessary. Stop in as long as you can, but expect to be there at least 20-30 minutes.
Power has been restored to the Science Library. It will resume normal operations at 9:00 a.m. this morning (January 31).