related to the Access Services dept and its services

Information for Graduating Students - Fall 2019

Submitted by MaryP on Mon, 12/09/2019

Congratulations on your upcoming graduation!

Before you leave campus, please return all books (including Interlibrary Loan and GIL Express) even if they are not due.

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

Access Services-Main Library

  • Phone: 706.542.3256
  • Email: maincirc@uga.edu

Access Services-Science Library

  • Phone: 706.542.4535
  • Email: science@uga.edu

 

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.