The Charlottesville Syllabus: Educating the Public about White Supremacy in Charlottesville

Many in Charlottesville were shocked on August 11 when a torch-bearing procession of white supremacists marched on the Grounds of the University of Virginia to intimidate the University community with racist slogans, and on August 12 when—after a rally by … Continue reading

Watch the eclipse on 8/21 with free glasses from the Library!

Alderman Library will be handing out eclipse glasses on 8/21 (while supplies last) to encourage safe viewing of the solar eclipse that passes through between 1pm and 4pm that day. Additionally, all UVA Libraries will be lending pairs of glasses … Continue reading

New! LibraOpen Offers a World of Options for Promoting UVA Scholarship

The University of Virginia’s scholarly repository, Libra, is expanding! Now, there’s LibraOpen, the newest addition to Libra’s suite of open access services, offering more options for getting your scholarship out to the public. LibraOpen now accepts a broad range of … Continue reading

Sirsi migration to affect Virgo availability during week of August 7

From August 8-11, 2017, we will be moving Sirsi (the system used for our online catalog, Virgo) to a new server. Additionally, catalog records are being migrated to Unicode format, which will allow for expanded support for non-Roman characters in … Continue reading

The Library Announces New Hires!

The Library is pleased to announce four new staff additions! Shane Lin has been hired as the Scholars’ Lab Senior Developer. He holds a B.A. in Computer Science and History from the University of Texas at Austin, and earned his … Continue reading