What Happens After Opening A Book?

In honor of Banned Books Week—you’ve seen the infographics detailing what happens to a person after drinking a can of Coke, or eating a Big Mac—but what happens when you consume a book? We took a look at the effects of … Continue reading

Chargers now Available for Checkout from the Library

The Library now has a number of chargers available for checkout. Dell Latitude laptop chargers, Apple laptop chargers, Apple lightning (iPhone and iPad) chargers, and microUSB (all other cell phone and tablet) chargers can be checked out for up to three hours. Alderman, Brown, … Continue reading

Ichiro Fujinaga to Lecture on Music and Technology—Oct. 1 and 2 in the Music Library

Please welcome Ichiro Fujinaga, Associate Professor of Music Technology at the Schulich School of Music at McGill University, as he presents two talks sponsored jointly by The Harrison Institute, the McIntire Department of Music, and the Institute for Advanced Technology … Continue reading

“A Quiet War Against Time”

UVA Today features U.Va. Library Book Conservator Eliza Gilligan and her efforts to preserve an exceedingly rare eighteenth century botanical guide, Figures of the Most Beautiful, Useful Plants Described in the Gardener’s Dictionary. Our copy was donated by the Rev. … Continue reading

‘Alice’ at U.Va.

Lewis Caroll’s “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” was published 150 years ago, and a few U.Va. affiliates, including the Library, are celebrating. The Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library is showing a mini-exhibit of “Alice” illustrations, curated by fifth-year student … Continue reading

New this Fall—Changes at the U.Va. Library

Welcome back to the University of Virginia Library! We look forward to helping you find and use the information you need, sharing our expertise on scholarship and research methods, and providing environments for individual study, intellectual exchange, and group collaboration. … Continue reading

“Sister Talk”—New Streaming Audio in Virgo

The Library now has 93 episodes of Sister Talk, a joint radio production between WTJU and U.Va.’s Women, Gender, and Sexuality program (WGS), available as streaming audio in Virgo! Hosted by Anne Lane, former director of the WGS program, Sister Talk is … Continue reading

Preserving the George Frederick Holmes Collection

In 1898, former students of Professor George Frederick Holmes raised $3,000 to acquire his library of over 3,000 books for the University of Virginia Library. This successful effort by alumni was one of the most significant contributions to restoring the … Continue reading

Charles L. Brown Birthday Celebration

Please join us on Wednesday September 2, at 1:30 p.m. in the Charles L. Brown Science and Engineering Library as we celebrate the birthday of the library’s namesake. Charles L. Brown graduated in the U.Va. class of 1943 with a … Continue reading