UGA Libraries is marking Black History Month this February by sharing e-resources and other unique materials about African American contributions through scavenger hunts at the largest campus library locations.
McBay Renovation Update: How to Access Materials
At a critical stage in the preparation for renovations, some science-related materials will take longer than normal for patrons to check out, but UGA librarians are hard at work to ease the process.
As part of the project to replace the McBay Science Library’s aging climate control and lighting systems and improve study space for students, the fourth floor has been closed for the academic year with materials available to be retrieved by library staff. From Nov. 1 through March 2024 those books and journals will be unavailable due to a relocation process.
EITS will conduct network maintenance that will result in complete outages of campus Internet access and campus information systems on Saturday, October 23, 2021 from 6:00 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. This outage is expected to cause a major disruption to library services and resources, both on campus and off campus.
Please make note that unlike previous planned network maintenances where there were intermittent outages, this maintenance will result in a complete outage of access to services. UGA students faculty, staff, and students should be aware of interruptions to library services, which will impact those accessing resources on campus or at home.
The UGA community is invited to explore a new slate of databases that reflect the lives of Black Americans for the past two centuries, now available freely online through the UGA Libraries.
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.
The last day for the HathiTrust Emergency Temporary Access Service (ETAS) offered by the UGA Libraries is August 9, 2020. This service has provided electronic access to in-copyright print books while Libraries facilities were closed and unable to make print books available to users. With the reopening of the Libraries on August 10, the University is no longer eligible for ETAS which is available to HathiTrust member institutions during unexpected closures (see: https://www.hathitrust.org/
Print books will be accessible again when the Libraries reopen to the public on August 10, 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.
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 Express online requesting will not be available from December 16, 2019 through January 1, 2020. Service will resume on January 2, 2020.
The UGA campus will not have internet for most of the day on Saturday, March 9th.
At the Special Collections Libraries, this means we will not be able to provide access to materials. If you would like to view materials on Saturday, please contact us email@example.com or 706-542-7123 by 12pm on Friday, March 8th.
For the other campus Libraries, this means that you will not be able to login to our computers, and our systems (e.g., websites and other resources) will be inaccessible. You will still be able to check out books.
UGA will conduct network maintenance during this time. We apologize for the inconvenience.