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GALILEO Timeline

Screenshot of GALILEO from 2005-2009

GALILEO celebrated its tenth birthday in 2005! The Digital Library of Georgia thoroughly redesigned its website in 2005. A single quick search box, allowing a user to search all GALILEO databases with just one search, debuted in 2006. GALILEO usage climbed to almost 60 million by 2006, and exceeded 80 million by 2008. The Civil Rights Digital Library launched in 2008. Four new interface styles for GALILEO went into production in 2008. A historical digitization initiative at the Digital Library of Georgia (partially supported by Georgia HomePLACE) debuted in 2008.


Items from 2005-2009

Sheila Holds Customer Service Award
Sheila Holds Customer Service Award

Customer Service Excellence Award of the Year 2008 - Team Gold for GALILEO
Customer Service Excellence Award of the Year 2008 - Team Gold for GALILEO

GALILEO Brochure 2008
GALILEO Brochure 2008

GIL Service Site Coordinators
GIL Service Site Coordinators

GALILEO Upgrade Flyer
GALILEO Upgrade Flyer

Helpful and Easy to Use
Helpful and Easy to Use


GALILEO Booth at COMO 2008
GALILEO Booth at COMO 2008

GALILEO Staff at the Booth
GALILEO Staff at the Booth

Ray Serves the First Piece of Birthday Cake
Ray Serves the First Piece of Birthday Cake

Ray Calvert Speaks at the 10th Birthday Celebration
Ray Calvert Speaks at the 10th Birthday Celebration

Sheila McAlister at the Customer Awards Ceremony
Sheila McAlister at the Customer Awards Ceremony

Virginia Moreland Provides Comments
Virginia Moreland Provides Comments


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