May 22, 2022

New Special Collections Library at University of Georgia Formally Unveiled

Via Online Athens: The University of Georgia formally unveiled its new special collections library Friday, and a crowd of more than 500 people liked what they saw. The library houses UGA archives of political papers and memorabilia, film, TV and radio recordings, rare books and manuscripts and much more. And unlike much of what’s on […]

eBooks: U. of Georgia: "University Library Waiting for More Data in Judgment of Students’ Digital Preferences"

From The Red and Black (Ind. Student Paper): University Head of Access Services Viki Timian said there are some signs that print circulation may be down at the University. But changes have been minimal. From 2009 to 2010, checkout numbers for undergraduate leisure reading dropped by 83 books, but graduate checkout numbers rose and the […]

University of Georgia Libraries Prepares to Move Special Collections to New Building

From the Athens (GA) Banner-Herald: After years of planning and waiting, moving day is finally at hand for the University of Georgia’s main library on North Campus. A week from today, workers will begin moving thousands of boxes containing millions of items from the building into UGA’s nearly completed special collections library. [Clip] Librarians are […]