The personal correspondence of Lillian Smith, one of the most prominent white Southern activists before and during the Civil Rights Movement, will be digitally preserved and made available online, as part of a partnership between the University of Georgia’s Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the University of Florida’s Smathers Libraries.
The University of Georgia Press is pleased to announce the launch of the Georgia Open History Library on Oct. 15, 2021. The Georgia Open History Library (GOHL) is an open-access library of nearly fifty digital editions of single-authored scholarly titles and two multivolume series, as well as primary documents going back to the founding of Georgia as a colony up to statehood and beyond.
The Georgia Review’s Fall 2021 issue is now available for purchase. This issue features new writing from Stephanie Burt, Kwame Dawes, G. C. Waldrep, Rosa Alcalá, Aryn Kyle, and many more.
The Mary Frances Early College of Education and the University of Georgia Libraries invite the community to celebrate the launch of Mary Frances Early’s autobiography, “The Quiet Trailblazer: My Journey as the First Black Graduate of the University of Georgia.”
The authors of a new book that explores the lives of Georgians who were enslaved by a prominent Athens family in the 19th century will discuss the research that brought the story to light in a virtual book discussion.
The UGA community is invited to explore a new slate of databases that reflect the lives of Black Americans for the past two centuries, now available freely online through the UGA Libraries.
ProQuest’s Ebook Central database and all ProQuest ebooks will be unavailable on Saturday, June 26 between 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. During this time, ProQuest will be doing planned maintenance. All ProQuest customers globally will be affected.
Listening to a classic rock radio station, University of Georgia librarian Tim Smolko became inspired to go on a musical and historical exploration with his wife and writing partner Joanna, a musicologist and adjunct professor in the Hugh Hodgson School of Music.
After a seven-year project delving into the ways songwriters from Bob Dylan to Bono reflected on the issues of the Cold War, the pair are celebrating the publication of their book Atomic Tunes: The Cold War in American and British Popular Music by Indiana University Press this May.
Books that explore how historic government policies on voting rights and reparations have marginalized Black communities are the 2021 recipients of the Lillian Smith Book Awards, administered by the University of Georgia Libraries to honor books dedicated to social justice issues.