Shut Up & Write! Starting June 19
If you need a quiet place to focus and write this summer, come to the Gwinnett Campus for “Shut Up and Write!” We’re scheduling four-hour blocks of time each week in the Quiet Study Room for focused writing. We provide brain food, beverages, and easy access to Mr. C., our reference librarian and writing coach. You bring your laptop, your concentration, and your desire to get some serious writing done in a quiet, supportive environment. Please join us on the following dates (more dates will be available in July)
- Tuesday, June 19, 5:00-9:00 PM
- Saturday, June 23, 9:00 AM-1:00 PM
- Tuesday, June 26, 5:00-9:00 PM
- Saturday, June 30, 9:00 AM-1:00 PM
Located on the first floor, the Gwinnett Campus Library Resource Center offers students, faculty, and staff access to the collections of the UGA Libraries, as well as to the GALILEO suite of databases. There are 10 computer workstations, a private study room, and several tables available for group work.
The campus Library Manager, Charles Crisman, is on-site to assist all students, including Graduate, Doctorial, and Continuing Education. Mr. C. will be happy to help you with:
- Consultation and guidance for literature searches.
- Consultation and guidance for research writing.
- Reference citation and APA formatting.
- Classroom instruction on identifying, locating and retrieving valid peer reviewed materials.
- Resume building and career website instruction.
- Basic computing and MS Office software instruction.
The library is open to use as a work and study space during regular operating hours, Monday-Friday from 8am-10pm and Saturday from 8am-5pm. The campus is closed on Sunday.
The UGA Libraries Website provides access to a wide variety of print and other resources.
www.libs.uga.edu - Find books, e-books, videos, etc. owned by the library. Most books may be checked out by graduate students for 125 days, renewed online, or recalled from other users. When a UGA copy is checked out or missing, students can also find and borrow books from other Georgia public higher educational institutions. Books will be delivered in 3-5 days by GIL Express.
GIL Universal Catalog - Find books at other Georgia public higher educational institutions, especially when the UGA copy is checked out or missing. Use GIL Express (delivery in 3-5 days) to borrow items.
WorldCat (also Worldcat.org) - Extend your research using this combined library catalog. Find books at thousands of libraries across the country and around the world. Borrow them using Interlibrary Loan.
Printing is available through a WEPA print kiosk for $.07 per page in B&W and $.50 per page in color.