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

UVA Library Launches “Libra Data”—University of Virginia Dataverse Repository

The Library is pleased to announce the new “Libra Data” service, powered by Dataverse. Libra Data is a place for UVA researchers to share data publicly, and is part of the Libra Scholarly Repository suite of services which includes works of UVA scholarship such as articles, … Continue reading

The Academic Preservation Trust in the News—Long-Term Preservation of Academic and Research Content

How often do we assume that a step toward digital preservation is a step toward permanence? Do we ever consider that a physical book, subject to inevitable decay, will outlast a digital copy? According to the article “Preventing a Digital … Continue reading

Library Hires Brandon Butler as Director of Information Policy

The University of Virginia Library has selected Brandon Butler as its first Director of Information Policy. Butler has been Practitioner-in-Residence at the Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual Property Law Clinic at American University’s Washington College of Law since July 2013. His duties at UVA will … Continue reading