Archive for the ‘Library news’ Category

Main and Science Libraries Closed Saturday

Friday, September 19th, 2014 - maryp

The Main and Science Libraries will be closed on Saturday, September 20, for the UGA home game day. The libraries will open with their regular semester hours on Sunday, September 21. Saturday, September 20 - Closed Sunday, September 21 - 1PM to 2AM  

UGA observing Constitution Day

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 - Jean Cleveland

Personal letters of Abraham Baldwin and William Few, Georgia’s two signers of the U.S. Constitution, are on exhibit at the University of Georgia Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library in observance of Constitution Day, Sept. 17. Few and Abraham Baldwin, who were close friends, were appointed as two of six state ...

Harlem’s Rattlers and the Great War: Talk on Thursday 18th

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 - Deborah Stanley, Web Editor

As part of its Fall Lecture Series, the University of Georgia Institute for African American Studies will host a talk on Thursday, September 18, 2014 to mark the publication of Harlem’s Rattlers and the Great War: The Undaunted 369th Regiment and the African American Quest for Equality. Please join us at ...

Special Collections Libraries’ request system to be upgraded Friday

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 - Jean Cleveland

The AEON Request System at the Special Collections Libraries will be upgraded Friday, Aug. 29. Researchers will not be able to request materials while the upgrade is ongoing. It is scheduled to take place at early as possible. Materials requested ahead of time will remain in the reading room and will be ...

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 ...

Powell A. Moore Papers Now Open at Russell Library

Thursday, August 7th, 2014 - Richard B. Russell Library

[caption id="attachment_8957" align="alignleft" width="300"] Powell Moore in his office during the Nixon administration, circa 1974[/caption]The Richard B. Russell Library is pleased to announce that the Powell A. Moore Papers are now open for research. The papers capture Moore's nearly five-decade career involved in legislative affairs, public policy and international relations ...

Intersession Hours – Main and Science Libraries

Friday, August 1st, 2014 - maryp

Beginning this weekend, the Main and Science Libraries will operate on Intersession hours: Saturday, August 2 10 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Sunday, August 3 The Libraries are closed Monday, August 4 thru Friday, August 8 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Saturday, August 9 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Sunday, August 10 The Libraries are closed Monday, August 11 thru Friday, August ...

MLC Tech Lending Suspended Aug 4-17

Friday, August 1st, 2014 - amber

To perform inventory and revise policies and procedures, technology lending will be suspended during the intersession before the start of Fall semester (Aug. 4 - Aug. 17).  Lending will resume on the first day of classes, Aug. 18. These two weeks represent necessary downtime to add new equipment to the ...

Jack Leigh Collection items on exhibit

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 - Jean Cleveland

The current exhibition at the Savannah College of Art & Design, "Jack Leigh: Full Circle, Low Country Photographs, 1972-2004," features photographs and other materials on loan from his collection at UGA's Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library. The exhibition is the first museum survey of work by the acclaimed Savannah-based photographer ...

Georgia Music Hall of Fame poster collection now open

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 - Jean Cleveland

  The Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library is pleased to announce the opening of the Georgia Music Hall of Fame Collection, Series 2: Posters. The series consists of several hundred wall posters, flyers, album flats, and promotional displays for a wide range of artists with connections to Georgia. The majority ...