Students: Register for this Year’s DataFest Competition

For three days beginning March 18 the Brown Science and Engineering Library in Clark Hall will play host to this year’s American Statistical Association (ASA) DataFest, a competition between teams of students who will spend the weekend extracting insight from … Continue reading

Open Now!: Shakespeare by the Book

(Cross-post from Notes from Under Grounds, the blog of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library) This year, libraries, museums, theaters, and universities across the globe are marking the four-hundredth anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death by celebrating his life … Continue reading

Brandon Butler on Fair Use

In Defense of Fair Use: The Slow Food Movement Tells Us Something Important About Our Fair Use Rights Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants. That, more or less, is the short answer to the supposedly incredibly complicated and confusing … Continue reading

Shakespeare Exhibition Featuring UVA Special Collections to Open in Harrison/Small

In commemoration of the life and legacy of William Shakespeare on the four hundredth anniversary of his death in 1616, the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library is presenting an exhibition, “Shakespeare by the Book: Four Centuries of Printing, Editing, and Publishing.” … Continue reading

Join us in celebrating Fair Use Week, February 22–26

February 22-26 is Fair Use Week—people around the world are celebrating fair use, the copyright doctrine that empowers you to make and do valuable things with copyrighted works without seeking permission. Panel: Fair Use and the Future of Digital Scholarship Wednesday, … Continue reading

Jake Nadal to Speak about Shared Print Repositories

Jake Nadal, Executive Director of the Research Collections and Preservation Consortium (ReCAP), is giving a presentation this Thursday, February 25th, from 2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library. The talk is free … Continue reading

Total Advising Student Workshops

Want to have a positive impact on student life at the University? The Provost’s Office is holding workshops for students and other stakeholders to share thoughts and suggestions about Total Advising at UVA. Workshops will be held on Tuesday, February … Continue reading

Library Welcomes new STEM Librarian, Special Collections Stacks Coordinator

Please welcome Joseph Azizi, the new Stacks Coordinator for the Small Special Collections Library. Joseph has been working in the Law Library, shifting stacks and upgrading the shelving for the Law Library’s Public Documents. He has also been involved with … Continue reading

Brown Library to Stay Open 24/5

We’re happy to announce new expanded hours for the Charles L. Brown Science and Engineering Library in Clark Hall—for anyone needing a place for overnight study or research, Brown Library will extend its hours of operation this semester. Beginning on … Continue reading

Announcing Virgo GIS

The U.Va. Library is happy to announce the release of our powerful new geographic information search interface Virgo GIS. This interface will allow you to search our growing collection of online geospatial (GIS) datasets. Via this single interface, you will … Continue reading