Archive for the ‘Digital Library of Georgia’ Category

GeorgiaInfo, state’s online almanac, launches redesigned website

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014 - Jean Cleveland

GeorgiaInfo, the state’s online almanac based at the University of Georgia, is launching a redesigned website Jan. 21. GeorgiaInfo is part of the Digital Library of Georgia, and is hosted by GALILEO and the University of Georgia Libraries. GeorgiaInfo was created in 1996 by the UGA Carl Vinson Institute of Government. ...

Georgia well-represented as National Digital Public Library launches

Friday, April 19th, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

  An exciting new initiative began today when the Digital Public Library of America launched its first six service and content hubs. The hubs promise to unleash millions of historical, scientific and cultural documents from many of America’s national and state institutions, making them easily searchable as digital records to anyone with an Internet ...

Georgia Collections Sought for Nationwide Digital Library

Monday, November 26th, 2012 - Jean Cleveland

The Digital Library of Georgia is accepting applications for original, unpublished historic materials significant to Georgia to be digitized and included in a nationwide digital library. Georgia libraries, museums, historical societies, archives and other cultural heritage repositories are invited to submit applications for up to five collections each to be considered ...

Graham interviewed on national digital library project

Friday, November 16th, 2012 - Jean Cleveland

  Dr. Toby Graham, director of the Digital Library of Georgia and the Hargrett  Rare Book and Manuscript Library, was interviewed on WGAU radio about UGA's participation in the Digital Public Library of America Friday morning. Listen to the interview at: http://www.1340wgau.com/s/av/  

UGA helping to build national digital library

Thursday, November 15th, 2012 - Jean Cleveland

The University of Georgia and GALILEO are helping to build a nationwide digital library with support from two private foundations, The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) is a groundbreaking project to make our country’s local archive digital, searchable, and freely accessible. Launched last summer by Harvard University, the DPLA recently ...

Toby Graham talks to Tim Bryant about Georgia Writers Hall of Fame

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012 - Deborah Stanley, Web Editor

On Tuesday September 25th, Deputy University Librarian Toby Graham was a guest on the "Newsmakers with Tim Bryant" radio show on WGAU 1340. Listen to Toby's interview here. Toby and Tim discussed the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame Celebration on Thursday September 27th, the Special Collections Libraries building, and the ...

Five Libraries student workers honored

Thursday, April 5th, 2012 - Amy Watts

At the beginning of this year, a notice was sent out from the UGA Career Center asking for supervisors to acknowledge their student workers who have worked hard demonstrating support and assistance for their university department. Supervisors sent in written information as to why their student should be nominated for ...

Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection ready for Grand Opening!

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012 - danroth

The Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection has taken up residence in its new offices at the Richard B. Russell Special Collections Library Building. Preparations are underway for the official building dedication ceremonies, scheduled for Friday, February 17, 2012 at 11:00a.m. 2011 found the Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards ...

Georgia History books now available digitally

Friday, March 18th, 2011 - Jean Cleveland

The Digital Library of Georgia and the University of Georgia Press have collaborated to make important works on Georgia history available in a digital format. A list of titles is available from the University of Georgia Press website. Access to the digital editions is available through the Digital Library ...

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.  ...