UVA Librarian Sherry Lake Selected by SHARE as Curation Associate

The Library is proud to announce that SHARE (Shared Access Research Ecosystem)—a “higher education initiative whose mission is to maximize research impact by making research widely accessible, discoverable, and reusable”—has selected our own Sherry Lake, Scholarly Repository Librarian for Content Stewardship, … Continue reading

UVA Library Sponsors Edit-a-Thon on Sexual Violence at Universities

On Wednesday, April 13, from 10 a.m.–4 p.m. in Alderman 421, the University Library, in conjunction with Take Back the Night, will hold an Edit-a-Thon to get individuals involved in providing the public with accurate information on the subject of … Continue reading

Latest Ruling in GSU E-Reserves Case Good News for Libraries

For Library staff who scan UVA course reserves, the latest ruling in the ongoing Georgia State University e-reserves case is welcome news. In Judge Orinda Evans’ latest ruling, strict limits on the amount that can legally be posted from a … Continue reading

Academic Preservation Trust Takes Stand on North Carolina’s Anti-LGBT Law

Citing opposition to North Carolina’s discriminatory law barring “local governments from passing antibias laws that include sexual orientation or gender identity,” thereby adversely affecting the “cultural heritage generated by the targeted community,” Chip German, Director of the Academic Preservation Trust … Continue reading

The University Library Scans Garrett Hall as Part of a Permanent Record of UVA’s Past

Recently, UVA Today followed Will Rourk, Cultural Visualization Specialist for the University Library, as he used a handheld laser scanner to capture 3D data of architectural details inside Garrett Hall—a dining hall when it was built in 1909, but currently … Continue reading