Resurrecting Lost Civilizations in the Scholars’ Lab

Architectural History doctoral candidate Jennifer Grayburn researches medieval Norse architecture in Iceland. Over a continent away, Classical Art and Archaeology doctoral candidate Benjamin Gorham oversees surveying and mapping Morgantina, an ancient city in Sicily. Both researchers, however, are drawn to … Continue reading

Scholars’ Lab’s Chris Gist Helps Confirm Execution Place of Salem “Witches”

Geographic Information Science specialist Chris Gist has been working with religious studies professor Benjamin Ray in the Scholars’ Lab to confirm the exact spot in Salem Massachusetts on which researchers believe nineteen people were executed for witchcraft in 1692. Ray, … Continue reading

UVA and the Library Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr.

Over the next two weeks the University of Virginia will join the local community to celebrate the life of civil rights champion Martin Luther King, Jr. The theme for this year’s celebration, “The Call to Higher Ground,” is a quote … Continue reading

Total Advising Update

Construction on the Total Advising Center planned for Clemons Library has been postponed in order to avoid disruption to students during the spring semester. The Office of the Provost will continue to solicit student input on the project. Questions about … Continue reading

Library Hires Elizabeth Wilkinson as Archivist

The Library is happy to announce that Elizabeth Wilkinson will be joining UVA as the Library Archivist beginning February 22. Elizabeth will be part of the Metadata Analysis & Design team in Collections Access & Discovery, and will be working … Continue reading

ANNOUNCEMENT: Phishing Attempt Masquerading as Library Email (1/6/16)

Several patrons have forwarded emails to the Library that appear to be from our ILS department, but are, in fact, phishing attempts. If you receive an email such as the one below, PLEASE DELETE IT. For more information on suspicious emails, please … Continue reading

UVA Library Searches for New Dean of Libraries

The University of Virginia Library is looking for an inspirational leader to be our next University Librarian and Dean of Libraries. The new Dean will lead the Library’s 200+ staff, managing specialized laboratories, digital resources, service centers, and traditional library … Continue reading