Using Erasers to Reveal

Conservator for Library Collections, Eliza Gilligan, has been collaborating with a team of experts from the humanities and natural sciences in a project designed by UVA medieval scholar Bruce Holsinger to study the origins of “uterine vellum,” a material used … Continue reading

The Library Welcomes New Employees

In recent months the Library has been fortunate to welcome several new staff members: Christian Dahlhausen is a systems administrator and developer for the Academic Preservation Trust (APTrust), a consortium managed by UVA for preserving and making digital content available. … Continue reading

Return of the Therapy Dogs

If you see dogs in the Library on December 9, 10, and 13, don’t be alarmed. They are there to help you relax. If you are stressed and need a break from studying, or if you want to make a … 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

Public Lecture: The Fate of Journalism in the New Media Era

On Thursday, December 3, Jill Abramson of The New York Times and Franklin Foer of The New Republic will discuss “The Fate of Journalism in the New Media Era.” The lecture is free and open to the public. This event is co-sponsored by … Continue reading