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GALILEO Timeline

Screenshot of GALILEO from 2000-2004

GALILEO celebrated its fifth birthday in 2000! GALILEO usage exceeded 20 million by 2000. Home access for all Georgians (as registered public library patrons) was announced in 2000. The New Georgia Encyclopedia editors began commissioned articles in 2000. DOOR (Database of Online Resources) introduced in 2001. The Digital Library of Georgia debuted in 2000. Kids’ Page added in 2002. Georgia HomePLACE debuted with Vanishing Georgia in 2003.


Items from 2000-2004

Punch Recipes from GALILEO Databases
Punch Recipes from GALILEO Databases

GALILEO: My Best Friend
GALILEO: My Best Friend

Attendees Enjoy Refreshments
Attendees Enjoy Refreshments

Article: Old State Records Being Transferred to Digital Archive
Article: Old State Records Being Transferred to Digital Archive

GALILEO Scavenger Hunt Key
GALILEO Scavenger Hunt Key

Invitation to GALILEO Fifth Anniversary Reception
Invitation to GALILEO Fifth Anniversary Reception


Philip Hard at Work
Philip Hard at Work

Chatting at the GALILEO Booth
Chatting at the GALILEO Booth

Merryll Penson Welcomes Attendees
Merryll Penson Welcomes Attendees

Lauren Laughs with Gene
Lauren Laughs with Gene

GALILEO Planet Logo 2001-Present
GALILEO Planet Logo 2001-Present

Merryll with her Palm Pilot
Merryll with her Palm Pilot


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