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

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

Goodbye and Congratulations to the Library’s Graduating Student Workers!

The UVA Library system could not run without its wonderful student workers. The Library employs over 240 students; about 80 are graduating this year!  Whether repairing a damaged book, answering a chat question, digitizing a valuable early American imprint, helping a … Continue reading

UVA Today Features Article on Library Exhibition, “Fearsome Ink: The English Gothic Novel to 1830”

On April 29 UVA Today ran an article on the current exhibition in the main gallery of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, “Fearsome Ink: The English Gothic Novel to 1830,” curated by the Small Library’s David Whitesell. … Continue reading

UVA Librarian Sherry Lake Selected by SHARE as Curation Associate

The Library is proud to announce that SHARE (Shared Access Research Ecosystem)—a “higher education initiative whose mission is to maximize research impact by making research widely accessible, discoverable, and reusable”—has selected our own Sherry Lake, Scholarly Repository Librarian for Content Stewardship, … Continue reading