Harrison-Small Exhibition “Shakespeare by the Book” Highlighted in this week’s CVille Weekly!

In this week’s Arts section, the CVille Weekly features an in-depth article on the Library exhibition “Shakespeare by the Book: Four Centuries of Printing, Editing, and Publishing,” now on display in the north gallery of the Harrison/Small Library. The CVille … Continue reading

Digital Humanities Fellow Brandon Walsh to Give Talk on Open Writing Thursday

Please join us tomorrow, Thursday, May 26, at 10:00 a.m. in Alderman 421, as the Library welcomes our 2015–16 Digital Humanities Fellow, Brandon Walsh, who will be speaking on the subject of “open writing.” His talk will focus on how … Continue reading

UVA Arts Magazine Highlights the Library’s Support of University Projects

A trio of articles in the current issue of UVA Arts magazine features Library collaborations on several academic projects. “Capturing a Cultural Heritage in 3D” follows Library Information Visualization Specialists Will Rourk and Arin Bennett, and Shayne Brandon and Lauren … Continue reading

“Why Do Libraries Matter?”—an essay from Library Council Co-Chair Jackie Morrogh

Guest post by Jackie Morrogh. Jackie is a graduating fourth-year English major, four-year co-chair of the Library Council, and student representative on the University Libraries Committee. We can’t thank Jackie enough for her enthusiastic support of the Library, and we’re happy to … Continue reading

A Personal Journey: Using the Daily Progress Digitized Microfilm to Track Desegregation of Charlottesville Schools

Mitch Farish, content editor for the University of Virginia Library, is a Charlottesville native and lover of history. When Phase II of the project to digitize back issues of the Daily Progress (from 1924 through 1964) went live on Virgo … Continue reading

Phase II of the the Library’s Digitized Daily Progress Microfilm Archive Now Complete

The University Library has just announced it has completed Phase II in its project to digitize Charlottesville’s Daily Progress newspaper and make all issues through 1964 viewable online in Virgo, the Library’s catalog. Phase I came about when Bradley Daigle—at … Continue reading

Harrison/Small Schedule Changes for Finals Weekend

The Harrison/Small Building (between Alderman Library and Peabody Hall)—home to the Mary and David Harrison Institute for American History, Literature, and Culture, and the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library—will modify its hours of operation for Finals Weekend, Friday-Sunday, May 20–22: The … Continue reading

The Library Welcomes New Staff Members Christian Delahaya and Erin Pappas!

The Library is pleased to welcome two new staff members. Christian Delahaya began work on May 9 as the new Mac specialist for the Library Staff Technology team, and will provide other technical support for library staff and faculty. Christian … Continue reading

Library Research Archivist Ervin Jordan on “The Coy Barefoot Program.”

“As a historian I feel it is my duty to offer whatever information I can to this community to objectively deal with this issue…I feel I can contribute something to keep this to a civil conversation about civic space here … Continue reading

Library Welcomes SALALM LXI Conference

The Library is proud to host SALALM LXI: the 61st conference of SALALM—Seminar on the Acquisition of Latin American Library Materials. The theme of this year’s conference is “Nuestro Norte es el Sur”—Our North is the South. The SALALM conference … Continue reading