Director of Information Policy Brandon Butler has Advice for U.S. Copyright Office and Congress

In a new article, “Library Experts Weigh in On Next Register of Copyrights” (Library Journal 1/12/2017), UVA Library Director of Information Policy Brandon Butler joins with Harvard University Copyright Advisor Kyle K. Courtney; Harvard Advanced Leadership Initiative Fellow Mary Minow; … Continue reading

Brown Science & Engineering Library hosts virtual “Accessible Media, Web and technology Conference”

Anyone from the University community who has digital accessibility responsibilities should attend the virtual “Accessible Media, Web and technology Conference,” presented by Accessing Higher Ground (AHG). The conference will be held in room 133 of the Brown Science and Engineering … Continue reading

Virginia University Libraries Tell Congress: Needless Copyright Revision Could Threaten Our Mission

The Copyright Office is set to unveil a potentially damaging rewrite of key parts of the Copyright Act despite stiff opposition from libraries themselves. The Library Deans and Directors at five Virginia universities—John Unsworth of the University of Virginia, Carrie … Continue reading

Library to Host ASERL Webinar and Discussion on the “Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for the Visual Arts”

On Friday, July 15, from 2–3 p.m. in Clemons 407, the Library will host a webinar offered by the Scholarly Communications Interest Group of the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL). The webinar, “Overview of the College Art Association’s Code … Continue reading

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

Please Join Academic Accessibility for the AccessU Summit!

On May 10, the University Library will host a viewing of the AccessU Summit, sponsored by the Coordinator of Academic Accessibility. This day-long, online event is open to all, but is geared mostly toward UVA web professionals responsible for making our … 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