Archive for the ‘Resources’ Category

Bulldog Book Club: Warm Bodies 10/21

Thursday, October 17th, 2013 - Amy Watts

Monday, October 21 4:00 p.m Jittery Joe's, Miller Learning Center Warm Bodies by Isaac Morton 'R' is a zombie. He has no name, no memories, and no pulse, but he has dreams. He is a little different from his fellow Dead. Amongst the ruins of an abandoned city, R meets a girl. Her name is ...

Citation indexes now with books, data & conference papers

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013 - Kristin Nielsen

Web of Science has expanded its suite of citation indexes beyond journal articles. Researchers may now mine bibliographies published in books, conference proceedings, and data sets and studies. Despite the name, Web of Science covers all disciplines. The new databases include: Book Citation Index (2005 - present) Conference Proceedings Citation Index (1990-present) Data Citation ...

New Web of Knowledge databases

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013 - Kristin Nielsen

We've added several new databases to our Web of Knowledge collection: Current Contents Connect: Provides tables of contents for about 8,000 journals; register for a free individual account to set up email notifications or RSS feeds for new journal issues or articles matching saved searches. Derwent Innovations Index: Combines the Derwent World ...

Open Access Week and webcast by the ASERL

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 - Liz

Open Access Week begins on October 21st, so please take the time to explore these issues in academic publishing. The ASERL is hosting a live webcast/chat session with Peter Suber, author of the refutation to the “sting” of open access published in Science. The webcast is at 2PM EST on October ...

Help with usability testing, get free print card!

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 - Deborah Stanley, Web Editor

Undergrads: Would you like to help us to 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 ...

Bulldog Book Club: Gulp 10/16

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 - Amy Watts

Wednesday, October 16 12:00 p.m. Jittery Joe's, Miller Learning Center Gulp by Mary Roach Why is crunchy food so appealing? Why is it so hard to find words for flavors and smells? Why doesn’t the stomach digest itself? How much can you eat before your stomach bursts? Can constipation kill you? Did it kill Elvis? ...

Joe Samuel Starnes to discuss “Fall Line”

Thursday, October 10th, 2013 - Amy Watts

Monday, November 18, 2013 4:00 pm Zell B. Miller Learning Center Sidney Samuel Thomas Reading Room Joe Samuel Starnes, a UGA alumnus, will be discussing his latest novel, Fall Line, with a focus on his research for the book that takes place on one day in Georgia in 1955. Fall Line, published in November 2011 ...

Bulldog Book Club: Gulp 10/7

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013 - Amy Watts

Monday, October 7 4:00 p.m. Jittery Joe's, Miller Learning Center Gulp by Mary Roach Why is crunchy food so appealing? Why is it so hard to find words for flavors and smells? Why doesn’t the stomach digest itself? How much can you eat before your stomach bursts? Can constipation kill you? Did it kill Elvis? ...

Bulldog Book Club: The Ocean at the End… 10/2

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013 - Amy Watts

Wednesday, October 2 12:00 p.m. Jittery Joe's, Miller Learning Center The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman Forty years ago, our narrator, who was then a seven-year-old boy, unwittingly discovered a neighboring family’s supernatural secret. What happens next is an imaginative romp through otherworldly adventure that could only come from Gaiman's ...

More about government databases and websites during shutdown

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013 - Deborah Stanley, Web Editor

Which government databases and websites can you access after the government shutdown? Because of the government shutdown, several data repositories and websites run on government servers are unavailable. Those include: ERIC, USATradeOnline, Library of Congress, and all Census websites (including American Factfinder). Other essential sources of information are up and running, ...