Archive for the ‘Staff news’ Category

Toby Graham named University Librarian

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014 - Deborah Stanley, Web Editor

Toby Graham, Deputy University Librarian and Director, Hargrett Rare Book & Manuscript Library, has been appointed University Librarian, Provost Pamela Whitten announced today. His appointment is effective September 1. “Toby Graham is an outstanding choice to lead the University Libraries,” said UGA President Jere W. Morehead. “He has the background, personality, ...

Profile of University Librarian in the Red & Black

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 - Amy Watts

Today's edition of the Red & Black features a profile of University Librarian Dr. William Potter, who will be retiring this year. Potter will retire in August 2014. He began working at UGA libraries in 1989. Since then, Potter has strived to advance and improve library technologies. The librarian has been involved ...

UGA Libraries has an ARSC Award Finalist

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014 - Amy Watts

Please join us in congratulating Tim Smolko, UGA Libraries Cataloger (and Jethro Tull expert) on another accolade for his book, Jethro Tull's Thick as a Brick and a Passion Play: Inside Two Long Songs.  His book has been nominated for the 2014 Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC) Awards for ...

Limited vault-pulls at Special Collections Libraries

Monday, May 20th, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

Due to an equipment malfunction, pulls from the vault at the Special Collections Libraries are being done only on a limited basis. It is hoped the problem will be fixed by mid-afternoon Tuesday.

Head of Map and Government Information Library appointed to Depository Library Council

Thursday, April 18th, 2013 - Deborah Stanley, Web Editor

Hallie Pritchett, head of the Map and Government Information Library, has been appointed to the Depository Library Council for a three year term. The 15 member Council advises the Public Printer of the United States on policy matters related to the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP). The University ...

Reduced Hours Saturday 4/13 for Main and Science Libraries

Monday, April 8th, 2013 - Viki Timian

The Main and Science Libraries will open at 10am and close early at 4pm this Saturday 4/13 in anticipation of the estimated 65,000 people coming in for the Jason Aldean concert.  The campus will have extremely limited parking and transit options in addition to some road closures so please plan your visit accordingly. There ...

Librarian Mariann Burright featured in Columns

Monday, April 1st, 2013 - Amy Watts

Mariann Burright, Head of Science Collections & Scholarly Communication Librarian, is featured in the current issue of Columns, discussing UGA's institutional repository Athenaeum@UGA. Excerpt: "Regionally, we are well-positioned," she said. "There already is quite a bit of openly accessible work that has been harvested and deposited in (UGA's institutional repository)." Called Athenaeum@UGA, the ...

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:  

Main Library Construction Update

Monday, July 9th, 2012 - Jean Cleveland

  There will be significant noise in the areas between the Old Building and Annex on the basement and 2nd floors as masonry work begins to open up the passthroughs between the 2 buildings. The work will start on the east side and move to the west side opening later this ...

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 ...