Spring into Research Workshops, March 8-19

Submitted by Kristin on Wed, 02/10/2021

Need help navigating the library and other relevant resources? The UGA Libraries are here to help! Spring into Research sessions will familiarize you with the tools and services available to help you with your research. Whether you need tips finding research for your literature review or are looking for new technologies to bolster your existing research, we have a session for you! 

All sessions will be via Zoom, and registration is required. Check out the class descriptions and register online at our website: https://guides.libs.uga.edu/SIR2021 

If you have any questions or comments, please email Diana Hartle (dhartle@uga.edu)

Online System Interruptions, 2/5/21 - 7pm-11pm

Submitted by Kristin on Tue, 02/02/2021

On Friday evening February 5, EITS will perform maintenance to the UGA single sign-on system. There may be brief interruptions to online library resources and services, including:

  • Online journals, ebooks, and databases (GALILEO)
  • Your library account in GIL
  • The ILLiad interlibrary loan and Aeon special collections requesting systems
  • EndNote downloading

The maintenance period will last from 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm.

EBSCOHost Account and Folder Changes

Submitted by Kristin on Thu, 12/17/2020

Students, faculty, and staff with My EBSCOHost accounts:

An upcoming transition to OpenAthens as the Libraries' login system will automatically link an EBSCOHost account to your MyID. When you sign in to any EBSCO database or the Multi-Search after December 21, you will see folders for your new UGA EBSCOHost account. If you previously set up an individual My EBSCOHost account, choose 'Switch Accounts' to log into your older account.

The first time you log in, you will be asked to consent to the EBSCO Personal Data Retention and Usage Policy. This is the same policy that governs your older EBSCO account.

Merging folders and accounts:

HathiTrust Partnership Grants Digital Access To Much of UGA Libraries' Books

Submitted by amywatts on Mon, 04/06/2020

Through membership in a digital preservation consortium of 150 academic libraries, millions of the University of Georgia Libraries’ books remain remotely accessible while UGA’s campus is closed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The partnership with HathiTrust provides our faculty, staff, and students with emergency access to digital copies of almost 40 percent of print holdings at UGA and other USG institutions. Combined with the UGA’s existing collection of e-books, HathiTrust’s temporary emergency access enables patrons to read from millions of e-volumes across a broad range of disciplines.

UGA Network and Internet Outage, January 25

Submitted by Kristin on Thu, 01/23/2020

The University of Georgia will conduct campus-wide network maintenance on Saturday, January 25 from 6:00 a.m. - midnight. As a result, there will be intermittent outages of campus Internet access and information systems. Since the exact timing of outages on Saturday will be unpredictable, please assume that online resources will be unavailable. 

For the Libraries, this means that you will not be able to log into our computers or use the wireless. Our systems (e.g., websites, databases, e-journals) will be inaccessible from campus.

You will still be able to check out books.

GIL and GALILEO will only be accessible if you are using a *non-UGA internet service provider* at the following URLs:

GIL-Find Catalog

New Sports Business Research Resource Available

Submitted by amywatts on Thu, 12/12/2019

We've added to our available resources a subscription to SportBusiness Professional:
 

SportBusiness is the most trusted global intelligence service, providing unique news, analysis, data, consulting and events which deliver competitive advantage to executives in the business of sport.

Off-campus access will require logging in with UGA MyID credentials.

New U.K. Parliamentary Papers Database

Submitted by Kristin on Tue, 06/04/2019

Research in British history and Parliament just became easier at UGA! 

The U.K. Parliamentary Papers database from ProQuest contains historical and current content from the House of Commons and the House of Lords, including papers, debates, journals, bills, and acts. Also included are command papers, Hansard (Official Report of debates), and public petitions to Parliament. Coverage begins in the 1600s.

Find it at the link above or in our Databases A-Z menu on the Libraries' homepage.

Kanopy Changes

Submitted by Kristin on Thu, 05/09/2019

Beginning Monday, May 13, most Kanopy streaming videos will need to be requested before viewing.

Previously, UGA users were able to view many films on the Kanopy site simply by opening them. After a film received a small number of views – no matter how brief – the UGA Libraries had to pay a substantial annual license fee for that film. As use has increased, our costs have risen sharply to the point that we can no longer afford to offer unmediated access.  While moving to request-based (mediated) access may not be as convenient, we are making this change to enable us to continue to provide access to Kanopy films but in a more sustainable way.