Nicole Royal Hired as Preservation Projects Specialist

The Library is pleased to welcome Nicole Royal as the new Preservation Projects Specialist in Preservation Services of Content Stewardship where she will guide a variety of preservation projects. She will begin on Monday, May 2. Nicole has previously worked … Continue reading

Please Join Academic Accessibility for the AccessU Summit!

On May 10, the University Library will host a viewing of the AccessU Summit, sponsored by the Coordinator of Academic Accessibility. This day-long, online event is open to all, but is geared mostly toward UVA web professionals responsible for making our … Continue reading

The Bard’s Birthday Bash in Pictures

The Library Council began its Shakespeare birthday bash appropriately on the steps of the Harrison/Small Research Center that houses rare editions of the Bard’s work, documenting the printing history of Shakespeare since his death four centuries ago. Many are currently … Continue reading

Historian Linda Colley to Give 2016 Thomas Jefferson Foundation Lecture on Tuesday, May 3

Noted historian Linda Colley of Princeton University will deliver the 2016 Thomas Jefferson Foundation Lecture: “Word Power and Power in the World: Printing Written Constitutions after 1776,” on Tuesday May 3. The lecture will begin at 4 p.m. in the … Continue reading

The Library Welcomes Metadata Librarian Jeremy Bartczak

The Library is pleased to welcome Jeremy Bartczak. Jeremy is a Metadata Librarian working with the Metadata Analysis & Design team in the Library’s Collections, Access & Discovery group, and comes to us from the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, where … Continue reading

Incoming University Librarian John Unsworth Talks to Cavalier Daily

In an April 20 article in the Cavalier Daily, the newly appointed University Librarian and Dean of Libraries, John Unsworth, sketched out some areas of interest he will be addressing when he assumes his duties in June. Unsworth says he is looking forward … Continue reading

Library Hosts Historic Garden Week Discussion, “Morven: A Landscape Laboratory—Past, Present, and Future”

On Monday, at 2:00 p.m., April 25, the Mary and David Harrison Institute for American History, Literature, and Culture, and the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library will celebrate Historic Garden Week with a panel discussion, “Morven: A Landscape … Continue reading

The Bard’s Birthday Bash

Join the Library Council to celebrate William Shakespeare’s 452nd birthday! WHEN: Friday April 22, noon to 3 p.m. WHERE: The Harrison Institute/Small Special Collections Library (near Alderman Library) WHAT: A celebration of Shakespeare—featuring lectures, demonstrations, Elizabethan costumes, Shakespeare on the … Continue reading

Announcing Student Digital Research Internships

Student Digital Research Internships Dates: Sept. 1, 2016 – May 31, 2017 Deadline for Application and Reference Submission: May 6, 2016   Guest post from Lucie Wall Stylianopoulos, Director of Academic Programs & Outreach for the University Library The UVA Library … Continue reading

John M. Unsworth Chosen as University Librarian and Dean of Libraries

The Library is pleased to announce that John Unsworth has been selected as the university librarian and dean of libraries at the University of Virginia. Unsworth is currently at Brandeis University, where he has been vice provost, university librarian and … Continue reading