Vintage Microphone Collection Now an Online Exhibit

Submitted by amywatts on Mon, 01/08/2018

Photo of a Western Electric microphoneThe James U. Steele Vintage Broadcast Microphone Collection is one of the most comprehensive collections of American made microphones from the first half of the 20th century and it's now available to view online

Since the birth of broadcast radio in 1906, the microphone has been the centerpiece of emerging technologies that allowed the human voice to be heard live by vast audiences. Many microphones became icons of the radio and television industry, including the RCA 44 and 77 series microphones which seemed ubiquitous in the early television era, and the Shure 55 series, dubbed “The Elvis Microphone” for its frequent appearance on stage with Elvis Presley.

HathiTrust at UGA

Submitted by knielsen on Fri, 01/05/2018

UGA is now a HathiTrust Digital Library partner institution.

HathiTrust preserves and provides access to content digitized from research library collections. “Full View” items may be viewed by anyone since they are no longer protected by copyright or have been given open access permission. “Limited (search only)” items are still under copyright protection. Although “Limited” items cannot be viewed online through the HathiTrust, you are searching their contents when you run a search.

UGA Libraries - Information for Graduating Students

Submitted by MaryP on Tue, 12/12/2017

Congratulations on your upcoming graduation from the University of Georgia!

Before leaving campus, please check your library account and clear all outstanding obligations by doing the following:

  • Return all books (including GIL Express and Interlibrary Loan) before leaving campus even if they are not due.
  • Pay all fines and fees by cash, check, or credit card.

If you have any questions about your library account, please contact:

Papers of Thomas Carr, principle in Yazoo land fraud, digitized

Submitted by cleveland on Fri, 12/08/2017

 

The Yazoo land fraud was “one of the most significant events in the post–Revolutionary War history of Georgia,” according to its entry in the New Georgia Encyclopedia written by Chris Dobbs. “The bizarre climax to a decade of frenzied speculation in the state's public lands, the Yazoo sale of 1795 did much to shape Georgia politics and to strain relations with the federal government for a generation.”

Spring Semester Course Reserves Guarantee Date

Submitted by MaryP on Tue, 11/28/2017

The guarantee date for Spring Semester course reserves requests is December 11, 2017.  Requests submitted by this date are guaranteed to be available on the first day of class for the Spring Semester. Requests can be submitted at any time. Course reserves requests for the Spring Semester that are received after December 11, 2017 will be processed as quickly as possible, but we cannot guarantee the availability of the material by the start of classes. Course reserves materials may be available as print reserves or e-reserves.

"Be a Santa for a Senior" Gift Drive

Submitted by amywatts on Tue, 11/21/2017

The UGA Gerontology Club is partnering with the Athens Council on Aging to sponsor a gift drive for senior citizens in Athens. The drive, Be a Santa for a Senior, is focusing primarily on nursing home residents and shut-ins—two populations of seniors that desperately need support and who are often forgotten during this time of year.

The Library Staff Association will be participating in this gift drive from now until December 1st. If you'd like to join with LSA in providing gifts, items may be dropped off at the Main Library Circulation Desk. 

Requested Donations: