Archive for the ‘Question of the Week’ Category

‘Tween the Pages Reopens at Main Library!

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012 - Jean Cleveland

‘Tween the Pages, a campus eatery operated by the University of Georgia Food Services, recently reopened its doors at the main library after undergoing construction to expand and relocate during the library’s renovation. ‘Tween the Pages serves grab-and-go sandwiches and salads and hot options such as a daily hot entrée, bagels, ...

E-Books at the UGA Libraries and Elsewhere

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011 - phoebe

Did you get an e-book reader for Christmas this year?  Sales were high, and whether you want to read e-books on a Kindle, Nook, Sony Reader, iPad or even your plain old laptop, we can point you to some good resources for free e-books. Through the UGA Libraries E-books available through NetLibrary ...

Spotlight On: ATLA Scripture Search

Monday, June 14th, 2010 - phoebe

The ATLA Religion Database is one of the best resources for searching for scholarly publications on religious topics.  Produced by the American Theological Library Association (ATLA), it indexes bibliographic citations to articles in 650 journals and other works, and covers topics including ethics, history of religions, church and ...

Followup on Census Data

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010 - phoebe

My sharp colleagues in the Reference Department pointed out that I missed a key source of census data at the county level in my last post about finding census data - the GALILEO database Social Explorer, to which we recently subscribed. Using Social Explorer, I can easily generate reports for Clarke ...

Question of the Week: Census!

Thursday, April 1st, 2010 - phoebe

April first is the official day for the 2010 census count - the forms request that you count all the people living in your household today (no foolin')! Two librarians worked together last night to answer a census-related question: the questioner was interested in tracking the growth of the Hispanic or ...

Question of the Week: Ebony and Jet, 1972-1974

Monday, March 15th, 2010 - phoebe

A patron contacted us this week wondering if we had issues of the magazines Ebony and Jet, for the period 1972-1974, for browsing. We have digital access to Ebony and Jet from 1992 to the present through GALILEO databases.  (To find out where, enter the magazine title in the Electric Journal ...

Question of the Week: Repository

Friday, November 6th, 2009 - phoebe

What is the repository? The repository is an off-campus storage facility where some library materials that are used less frequently are stored.  The UGA Libraries own so many books, journals, and other items (more than 4 million) that we can't fit them all into campus libraries! How do I request delivery of ...

Question of the Week: Limiting a GIL Search

Monday, October 19th, 2009 - phoebe

A student asked if it was possible to browse our collection of DVDs; she was looking for documentaries on a subject, but didn't know of any specific titles, and a keyword search of GIL seemed to return only books. In fact, you can limit a search of the GIL catalog by ...

Question of the Week: Can I pay a fine remotely?

Friday, October 2nd, 2009 - phoebe

Pay a fine: In person, using cash or check, at the Main Library,  Science Library or Curriculum Materials Library Circulation Desks. In person or by phone or by phone using a credit card at Main (706-542-3256) or Science (706-542-4535). In person using Bulldog Bucks at Main or Science. By mail (check only) to ...

Question of the Week: RefWorks Group Code

Monday, September 14th, 2009 - phoebe

What's RefWorks? RefWorks is a web-based tool for managing your bibliography - easy to use and accessible from any computer.  Keep track of all your citations in RefWorks and format papers with ease using Write & Cite in Microsoft Word.  UGA has a campus wide subscription to RefWorks; sign in with ...