Archive for the ‘WWW’ Category

GALILEO@UGA Gets a New Look!

Monday, August 11th, 2014 - Deborah Stanley, Web Editor

We have updated GALILEO@UGA to incorporate more guidance for users. You will still find the familiar lists of databases for different subject areas, along with the A-Z list of databases and the database name search. But we have added some things to make GALILEO@UGA more useful: - Class-Specific Research Guides: Librarians ...

Tout Voltaire now available

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013 - P. Reidenbaugh

The Voltaire Foundation, in collaboration with the ARTFL Project, has announced the public release of the TOUT VOLTAIRE (http://artfl-project.uchicago.edu/tout-voltaire) online resource. Tout Voltaire  brings you in fully searchable form all of Voltaire’s works apart from his correspondence. This plain-text version (without critical apparatus or notes) is the most reliable version available ...

Help with usability testing, get free print card!

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013 - Deborah Stanley, Web Editor

Students: Would you like to help us improve our web site? Would you like to earn a free $10 print/copy card? If so, please consider helping us out with some usability testing of our web site. The test involves sitting down with one of our staff and trying to complete ...

Digitized 1940s Wire Recordings Now Available Streaming on the Russell Library Website

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012 - Renna Tuten

The twenty wire recordings from the Herman E. Talmadge Collection were digitized last year and are now available online. These recordings document the 1948 and 1950 gubernatorial races and the bitter fights held in the aftermath of the Georgia Supreme Court's decision to favor Lieutenant Governor M.E. Thompson's claim to ...

UGA Libraries’ new mobile site

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011 - Deborah Stanley, Web Editor

We are pleased to announce that we are now live with the UGA Libraries' first mobile site! When using a smartphone, you should be automatically redirected to it from our home page. If you want to take a look at it on a desktop machine, you can click the "View ...

New Guide to Online Academic Tools

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 - phoebe

The UGA Libraries have now assembled a guide to several different kinds of Online Academic Productivity Tools. Dip into it to learn about: LibX - allows you to search the UGA catalog from your web browser toolbar. Search Plug-ins - search useful web sites and online research databases from your web browser. Online ...

Catalog of Digitized Historical Newspapers

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011 - phoebe

Looking for free (open-access) digital versions of historic newspaper articles?  A good first step might be to check NewspaperCat, a Catalog of Digital Historical Newspapers produced at the University of Florida.  It currently indexes more than 1000 digital newspapers from the United States and Caribbean, covering a range of dates.  ...

Library Workshop 10/25: Protect Yourself Online!

Friday, October 22nd, 2010 - phoebe

Learn about keeping your private information private on the internet. Monday, October 25th, 6-7pm, Miller Learning Center 205. This is a blue card event.

Research Guide for 2010 Elections

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010 - phoebe

Elizabeth White, our librarian for Political Science and Public Policy, has now published a research guide for the 2010 elections.  This guide is intended to support both students doing research on the elections and students who plan to vote in them! There are tabs for Political News, Georgia Elections (including voter ...

New Research Guide on GIS Data

Monday, September 20th, 2010 - phoebe

The UGA Map Library has published a new guide giving an overview of GIS (Geographic Information Systems) users and resources available on campus.  It includes a list of campus departments, institutes, and other groups using GIS (if your group is not listed, contact the Map Library to have it added!); ...