Merryll Penson GALILEO project files

Merryll Penson GALILEO project files

Descriptive Summary

Repository: University of Georgia Archives
Creator: Penson, Merryll
Title: Merryll Penson GALILEO project files
Dates: 1994-2001
Quantity: 3.5 Linear feet (4 boxes)
Coll. Number: UA00-029

Biographical/Historical Note

For three years Meryll Penson was the Associate University Librarian for Public Services at the University of Georgia. Since October 2000, she has served as Executive Director for Library Services, Office of Instructional and Information Technology, Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia (USG). Responsibilities include GALILEO (Georgia's Virtual Library available statewide) and GIL (the library automation system for the 35 USG institutions). In addition, she helped write the original GALILEO proposal and worked toward its adoption as well as leading the effort for selection and implementation of GIL.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains Merryll Penson's files relating to the creation and implementation of the GALILEO project. The files date from 1994 through 2001.


The collection is arranged according to institute and/or subject.

Index Terms

Academic libraries--Administration.
Academic library directors--Georgia.
GALILEO (Georgia statewide project).
Universities and colleges--Georgia--Administration.
Universities and colleges--Georgia--Athens.
University of Georgia. Libraries.

General Notes


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Merryll Penson GALILEO project files, UA00-029, University Archives, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Abraham Baldwin Agriculture College [Publicity]
2Augusta College [Publicity]
3Bainbridge College [Publicity]
4Clayton State College [Publicity]
5Columbus College [Publicity]
6Dalton College [Publicity]
7Darton College [Publicity]
8Gainesville College [Publicity]
9Georgia Southwestern College [Publicity]
10Georgia State University [Publicity]
11Georgia Institute Of Technology [Publicity]
12Gordon College [Publicity]
13Macon College [Publicity]
14Medical College Of Georgia [Publicity]
15Middle Georgia College [Publicity]
16Savannah State College [Publicity]
17Southern College Of Tech [Publicity]
18South Georgia College [Publicity]
19Valdosta State College [Publicity]
20Waycross College [Publicity]
21West Georgia College [Publicity]
22Articles On GALILEO [Journals, Conference Presentation]
24GACOMO Annual Meeting - [Georgia Library Association GALILEO Presentation], 1995
25GACOMO Annual Meeting, 1996
26GALILEO Assessment
27Gainesville College
28G.E.T.S. Assessment Report, 1996 July 1
29G.E.T.S. Assessment Group [Pre-GALILEO Circulation Project]
30GALILEO Briefing, 1995 November 28
32GALILEO Database/Information
33GALILEO Database Information
34GALILEO Database Information
35GALILEO Database Information
36GALILEO Database Information
37Articles On GALILEO [Newspaper, Newsletters, Press Releases, Photographs]
38UMI - Proposal For The State Of Georgia, 1995
21FAX Machine INFO
3GALILEO Overview
4GALILEO Policies
5GALILEO Statistics
10OCLC SOLINET User's Group Fall Meeting [GALILEO Presentation]
11Copyright [GALILEO]
12GALILEO Presentation & OCLC Firstsearch Presentation Notes]
13GALILEO Steering Committee, 1996-1997
14-15GALILEO Steering Committee, 1995
16-17GALILEO Steering Committee, 1994
18GALILEO Support [Technological Support]
19GALILEO Training
20Historic GALILEO Information
22Transparencies (Continued)
23LSWG - Library Services Work Group, 1995 - 1996
24LSWG - Library Services Work Group (Continued), 1994 - 1995
2Peachnet [GALILEO Printing]
3-4RACL [Regent's Academic Committee On Libraries]
5RECON [Retrospective Conversion Of Libraries Holdings Records]
6Tech. [Technology]
7Universal Borrowing
8World Wide Web Committee
41Miscellenous "to be filed" paperwork
3IPEDS, 1997
4IPEDS, 1998
5RACL Collection Analysis Project
9Electronic dissertations
10GALILEO Steering Committee
11Carol Diedrichs/consultant
13-14SACS Self-Study
15Self Study: Compliance Committee
16Georgia Statewide Collection Assessment Project
18GALILEO: "Barbara's folder"
18GALILEO purchasing