Library Hosts Discussion of Fair Use in Harrison-Small Auditorium, February 27
February 26–March 2 is Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week, an annual global celebration of the right to use copyrighted material in certain instances without seeking permission. Please join the Library in celebrating your rights, with a panel discussion “The State of … Continue reading
Clemons Library will Continue Service during Summer Closure
Clemons Library’s HVAC system is getting a much needed upgrade this summer, and while the AC is offline during the heat and humidity, books, equipment, and staff will have to be moved out. The building will be closed to the … Continue reading
British History in the Popular Press—Online from the Library!
Lord Byron, Charles Darwin, Karl Marx, the Bronte sisters, Dickens, Conan Doyle, Kipling, H. G. Wells, Colonialism, Socialism. Experience the panorama of cultural, social, and political change in Victorian England captured in the pages of Britain’s popular press—now available from … Continue reading
Clemons Library Circulates Toys as well as Books!
Clemons Library now has toys that people with young children can check out for two weeks at a time. According to a Cavalier Daily article, fourth year students David Birkenthal and Madison Lewis secured a grant from the Office of … Continue reading
New Report Underscores Urgency of Adopting a Fair Use Code for Software Preservation
Last fall, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation announced it was awarding a grant to the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) to develop a Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Software Preservation. The code is necessary because without clarification … Continue reading
The Library Adds Video Titles from Charlottesville Icon—Sneak Reviews
Longtime Charlottesville residents may remember Sneak Reviews, an eclectic video rental store on Ivy Road that for two decades specialized in hard-to-find and Indie material. When the store closed in 2015, Library A/V selector Matt Ball was already involved in … Continue reading
Photos of Construction Enlarging the Ivy Stacks Off-Grounds Shelving & Retrieval Facility
The crane that rolled onto the Ivy Stacks construction site and lifted huge concrete panels into place, doubling the capacity of the Library’s off-site shelving and retrieval unit, is gone. There’s enough space now to temporarily house a large portion … Continue reading
Make Research Extraordinary—Register for a Library Workshop!
Want to know the best methods in research? How to compile and analyze data? The Library has the answers you’re looking for! Go to the events calendar on the Library’s homepage and register for any of the workshops being offered … Continue reading
Service Alert: Temporary Electronic Resource Service Disruption
Service alert 2/4/18, 9:25 p.m.: Today, we experienced major disruptions with links to our electronic content, affecting Journal Finder and the Find@UVA button. Our vendors appear to have fixed the issue. However, if you experience trouble, please try clearing your … Continue reading
The Library has Standing Desks—Try One and Do Your Body a Favor
There are some new desks in UVA libraries that serve a purpose besides just providing a place for a computer. They’re adjustable and allow Library users to work either sitting or standing. The desks are the project of Joe Tidwell, … Continue reading