Congratulations to Dave Ghamandi and Tim Morton, Taking on New Roles in the Library

The Library is pleased to announce that two familiar faces will be taking on new roles. Dave Ghamandi—previously the Librarian for Life Sciences and the Librarian for Reference Services—will join the Content Stewardship team as the Open Publishing Librarian beginning … Continue reading

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

A Personal Journey: Using the Digitized Daily Progress to Track Progress of School Desegregation

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

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