In celebration of Aztec Day (think about that one a bit) we've got some science-ish buttons free for the taking! They're in front of the service desk while supplies last.
The Science Library is there for your study and research needs. Work on a paper, talk to a librarian, peruse the stacks, or collaborate with your buddies.
Summer hours: Monday through Thursday: 7:30AM - 10:00PM Friday: 7:30AM - 6:00PM Saturday: 10:00AM - 6:00PM Sunday: 1:00PM - 10:00PM
In celebration of Aztec Day (think about that one a bit) we've got some science-ish buttons free for the taking! They're in front of the service desk while supplies last.
UGA graduate students in STEM disciplines and Arts disciplines are invited to take part in a research study to find out how using methods from the arts and collaborating with artists may improve creative inquiry and collaboration in the sciences.
Spring 2020: Graduate Student Interdisciplinary Workshop and Research Study
We're bringing together graduate students in STEM disciplines and the arts for a semester-long series of workshops featuring interdisciplinary dialogue, collaboration, and creative activities!
If you are interested learning more please reply to Mark Callahan, [email protected], and provide your name, major, and year of study.
*Graduate Students Needed for Research Study on Creativity and Collaboration*
UGA graduate students in STEM disciplines and Arts disciplines are invited to take part in a research study to find out how using methods from the arts and collaborating with artists may improve creative inquiry and collaboration in the sciences. Participants must be full-time UGA graduate students and if selected for the treatment group, will be expected to take part in workshops during Spring semester and to provide feedback for use in evaluation.
If you agree to participate in the treatment group, you will be asked to:
- Register for a semester-long training program and participate in 12, 3-hour, facilitated workshops for 2 hours of course credit. Registration for credit is optional if it presents an obstacle either financially or for your program of study requirements.
- Complete pre-test measurements of creative capacity prior to the workshop series (30 minutes).
- Complete post-test measurements of creative capacity on completion of the workshop series (30 minutes).
- Participate in a 30-minute individual semi-structured interview and 60-minute focus group to discuss your experiences in the workshop series.
If you are selected for the control group, you will be asked to complete pre-/post-test measurements of creative capacity and participate in a semi-structured interview regarding your experiences in graduate coursework and related activities during the semester.
Risks and discomforts: While risks associated with this research are expected to be minimal to none, there is a possibility for embarrassment or discomfort in some of the activities, as with any group activity where people are asked to share creative work and personal reflections.
Benefits: The findings from this project will contribute to development of programs to improve effective preparation of graduate students. Personal benefits may include tools to help with new ways of thinking about your own research and interactions with collaborators.
This study is supported by the National Science Foundation. The Principal Investigator is Dr. Nate Nibbelink, Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources ([email protected]; 706-818-1673). The study is a partnership between the Center for Integrative Conservation Research (CICR) and Ideas for Creative Exploration (ICE) at UGA.
The semester intersession begin today, Friday, December 13. Intersession hours are:
Friday, December 13: 8am to 6pm
Saturday, December 14: 10am to 6pm
Sunday, December 15: The Libraries are closed
Monday, December 16 thru Friday, December 20:
8am to 6pm
Saturday, December 21: 10am to 6pm
Sunday, December 22: The Libraries are closed
Monday, December 23: 8am to 6pm
Tuesday, December 24: 8am to 5pm
Wednesday, December 25 thru Wednesday, January 1:
The Libraries are closed
Thursday, January 2 thru Friday, January 3: 8am to 6pm
Saturday, January 4: 10am to 6pm
Sunday, January 5: The Libraries are closed
Monday, January 6: 8am to 6pm
More information at: https://www.libs.uga.edu/science/hours
Science Library Finals Hours are Here!
Thursday December 5 - open overnight
Friday December 6 - already open - midnight
Saturday December 7 - 10a - 9p
Sunday December 8 - 10a - overnight
Monday December 9 - 24 hours
Tuesday December 10 - 24 hours
Wednesday December 11 - 24 hours
Thursday December 12 - already open - 7:30p
How can we take what you've learned and made at the UGA Makerspace to inspire STEM engagement? Participate in the UGA Capturing Science Contest by 12/2!
More information at: https://t.uga.edu/5ri
UGA Miller Learning Center - MLC
Did you know that the MLC is a Libraries building? We may not loan books, but we do loan cameras, tripods, chargers and other tech. Check it out! UGA Libraries on FB and @ugalibs on IG. Follow our stories.
University of Georgia students can now develop—and play—virtual reality from the comfort of their dorm rooms. Two Oculus Rift VR headsets and accompanying Alienware 15 R3 gaming laptops are now available for checkout from the Science Library Makerspace. Any UGA student may borrow the equipment for a 72-hour loan period. The gaming laptops are enabled for VR prototyping and exploration and loaded with Oculus Rift, Steam and Unity Game Engine software.
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The gaming laptops are enabled for VR prototyping and exploration.
Fall into Research @ the Science Library, September 30 - October 4, 2019
Need help navigating the library and other relevant resources? The Science Library is here to help! Fall into Research sessions will familiarize you with the tools and services available to help you with your research. Whether you need tips finding relevant research for your literature review or are looking for new technologies to bolster your existing research, we have a session for you! Special thanks to the Graduate School for co-sponsoring our programming.
The week's events will end with a very special guest, Dr. Emily Pentzer from Texas A&M University. Dr. Pentzer is an Associate Professor of Chemistry and Materials Engineering who through her work has taken on promoting women and diversity in STEM as well as running Future Faculty Workshops each summer. She will give our keynote Friday October 4 @ 10a entitled What I Wish I Had Known and What I Wish My Students Knew for STEM Graduate School. That afternoon @ 3:30p, she will lead a workshop: Professional and Research Goal Setting.
Snacks and drinks will be provided for our noon sessions donated from UGA's Graduate School.
Reservations encouraged but not required. Reservations can be made at: https://guides.libs.uga.edu/FallIntoResearch
Monday September 30 (room 217)
12:00p - 1:00p - Makerspace Showcase. From creating 3D printed models to building Arduino projects to collect data, more often, making items is part of graduate-level work. In this session, learn about Makerspace technologies available to you and how to utilize those in your research. A showcase of graduate student projects will be featured.
3:00p - 4:00p - EndNote Basics. Need help managing your citations for your scholarly publications? EndNote can be the solution to all your citation formatting woes! In this session, learn what EndNote is, how to build your library of citations, syncing your library to the cloud, and how EndNote interfaces with Word to create in-text citations and bibliographic entries. Designed for novice users of EndNote.
Tuesday October 1 (room 217)
12:00p - 1:00p - Using Pivot to Find Research Funding. Introduction to using Pivot to find grant funding and research collaborators at UGA and beyond!
3:00p - 4:00p - Stress Management. Overview of stress management and coping strategies tailored to help graduate students navigate work/life balance. Learn strategies to navigate imposter syndrome and perfectionism, including immediate coping skills, relaxation & mindfulness exercises, as well as sleep and nutrition strategies that fit within the busy graduate student schedule.
Wednesday October 2 (room 217)
12:00p - 1:00p - Introduction to Systematic Reviews. Curious about what exactly makes a review "systematic"? Join The AU/UGA Medical Partnership's Ed Sperr and Julie Gaines for an introduction to the form! We'll talk about how systematic reviews differ from other types of reviews and discuss what's involved in conducting one of your own.
3:00p - 4:00p - Building Your Scholarly Identity & Tracking Your Scholarly Accomplishments. As you progress through your professional career, you will develop a portfolio of accomplishments that will be used to build your professional reputation. Whether you create research publications or creative works, you will want to keep track of these and be sure that you get credit for your contributions. In the 21st century, there are online tools to help you create your professional profile and share it with others. In this course, you will learn more about both ORCID and UGA Elements and find out how to use both. We will show you all the support resources that are available to help. With a networked laptop, you will be able to get hands-on experience.
Thursday October 3 (room 217)
12:00p - 1:00p - Introduction to Library Tools. This overview session covers database searching, full-text access, requesting items not owned at UGA, EndNote, and other library tools.
3:00p - 4:00p - EndNote Advanced. In this session, learn about more advanced functions of EndNote, including editing citation styles, working with journal abbreviations, and customizing your personal EndNote library to help organize your citations in a logical way for your retrieval needs.
Friday October 4 (room 382)
10:00a - 11:00a - Keynote speaker, Emily Pentzer, Associate Professor of Chemistry and Materials Engineering at Texas A&M, What I Wish I Had Known and What I Wish My Students Knew for STEM Graduate School. Graduate school is a different experience for everyone- from what motivates someone to pursue an advanced degree, to how they chose the program, to how they approach classes and research. Graduate school can be challenging- both professionally and personally, and at times can feel isolating or like the goals and metrics of success are ill-defined, at best. This presentation will cover my path to a PhD in chemistry and professorship, my experiences as a mentor, and lessons learned on what worked, and what I wish I had known ahead of time.
3:30p - 5:00p - Workshop with Emily Pentzer Professional and Research Goal Setting. When it comes to graduate school and your career, setting goals can help you identify what motivates you and what you want to do, and gives you an opportunity to be intentional about your career path. Goals can also give you an excuse to celebrate your progress- long before the diploma comes. This interactive workshop will help you identify what motivates you, what you want to accomplish in the year(s) to come, and how you can set yourself up for achieving these goals in a time-frame you identify. The goals will take into account graduate school and beyond.
New at the Science Library, GradsWrite: Graduate Writing Center - 4th Floor Rm. 402
Drop-in Consultations for academic and professional writing across the disciplines available:
Mondays & Wednesdays: 8:30am - 1pm
Tuesdays: 5pm - 8pm
Thursdays: 1pm - 5pm
This room is designed for graduate students to spend time, without outside distractions, dedicated to their writing projects.
Mondays: 8:30am - 1pm
Tuesdays: 1pm - 8pm
Wednesdays: 8:30am - 1pm
Thursdays: 1pm - 8pm
Fridays: 8:30am - 1pm
UGA Libraries is hosting the 2019 Capturing Science Contest to encourage STEM communication in a diversity of formats. Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible for $3,000 in prizes.
Guidelines: Explain a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) concept to a broader audience using any medium of your choice.
Prizes: The top three undergraduate and graduate submissions each receive prizes of $1,000, $350, and $150.
Deadline: 5:00pm, December 2, 2019
Eligibility: All currently-enrolled UGA undergraduate and graduate students are eligible. Students may submit works used for other class assignments. Multiple entries are acceptable.
Contest Criteria: Submissions will be evaluated according to the following criteria:
Clarity of expression
Appeal to a broad audience
Formats: Any and all formats and genres are encouraged! Examples include: essays, board games, virtual reality, videos, music, software, apps, curricula, lesson plans, poems, infographics, fiction, and exhibits. See last years' winners and submissions for more examples.
Sponsored by: UGA Libraries & The Office of Research
Learn more at: http://guides.libs.uga.edu/capturingscience
XPD JOB SIMULATION: CAREERS IN PUBLISHING, PART 1 - FALL 2019
Date: September 13, 2019
Time: 10:30 am until 12:00 pm
Location: UGA Main Library, UGA Press (3rd Floor)
Considering a publishing career? This two-part event will provide hands-on exposure to careers in publishing for doctoral students in the humanities, social sciences, and related fields. Professional facilitators from the University of Georgia Press will share details about their work and provide a sample project to student participants during Session One (Sept. 13). Participants will then have a week to complete the small assignment (i.e. an editorial review and project pitch), presenting their results to UGA Press facilitators during Session Two (Sept. 20).
Considering a publishing career? This two-part event will provide hands-on exposure to careers in publishing for doctoral students in the humanities, social sciences, and related fields. Professional facilitators from the University of Georgia Press will share details about their work and provide a....
Northeast Georgia History Center (NEGAHC)
Next in our Discover Northeast Georgia series: UGA's Special Collections Library! This is an amazing resource for genealogical research, local history, creative projects, and more. Their exhibits are top-notch too! Visit http://www5.galib.uga.edu to learn more. 🤓
Our "Discover Northeast Georgia" series archives history-makers, educational resources, and must-see places in Northeast Georgia. If you'd like to make a recommendation for this series, email [email protected].
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Need help finding a geospatial dataset or mapping the data you do have? This semester, our GIS Librarian, Meagan Duever will be in the SciLi for drop-in hours on Thursdays from 3pm-5pm in room 202.
Welcome back! Fall SciLi Hours are:
Monday - Thursday: 7:30am - 2:00am
Friday: 7:30am - 9:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 7:00pm
Sunday: 1:00pm - 2:00am
The Science Library Makerspace is hiring a Student Assistant for Fall! Apply online at Handshake, Posting #2921197: https://career.uga.edu/handshake
10-15 hours per week, weekdays
The Makerspace student assistant ensures that the Makerspace, its equipment, and its supplies are used safely and in accordance with policy. The student assistant interacts with library patrons and performs basic circulation duties, such as checking out and checking in Makerspace equipment and providing basic reference assistance. The student assistant occasionally assists the Emerging Technologies Librarian and/or Makerspace Associate with projects, distribution of promotional materials, class orientations, and workshops.
The Science Library Makerspace is open Monday through Friday from 9am to 6pm. We’re looking for energetic and enthusiastic student workers with an active interest/practice in creative making, engineering, education, art, and/or design.
• Active interest/practice in creative making, design, engineering, art, and/or education
• Enthusiasm for sharing technology with others
• Ability to understand and enforce safety protocols and procedures
• Demonstrated ability to work independently (without supervision) and as part of a team
• Punctual and communicative
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and/or Competencies
• Library experience
• Tutoring or teaching experience
• Customer service experience
More about the Science Library Makerspace
The Science Library Makerspace is available as a campus-wide resource that supports
students, faculty, and staff in creative making. It is an active-learning environment that inspires
curiosity, critical thought, exploration, and innovative uses of technology that complement
multidisciplinary curricular activities.
The Makerspace welcomes all UGA students, staff, faculty, and affiliates for educational,
non-commercial purposes and supports the UGA Libraries Strategic Plan and advances the
For more information, visit https://www.libs.uga.edu/science/makerspace/
The Science Library Makerspace is available as a campus-wide resource that support students, faculty, and staff in creative making. It’s an active learning environment that inspires curiosity, critical thought, exploration, and innovative uses of technology that complement multidisciplinary curric...
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