Teaching with Technology Summit, October 4—See how the Library is Meeting the Challenge of Technology in Education

Technology keeps changing, and so does the way it’s used in education. If you want to find out what UVA is doing to stay in front of technological change, come to the annual “Teaching with Technology Summit: Next Generation Teaching … Continue reading

First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare comes to Harrison/Small on October 1st!

First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare—on tour from the Folger Shakespeare Library—arrives October 1 at the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library to become a featured part of the exhibition “Shakespeare by the Book: Four Centuries of … Continue reading

Sage Research Methods—Everything you need to Know about Research

When you open Sage Research Methods—one of the new resources offered this semester by the Library—you’re greeted with the phrase “what every researcher needs.” Mouse over “Browse” at the top of the page and you’ll see how accurate the phrase … Continue reading

Digital Arts Fellowships: Inspiring Minds—Applications Due Sunday, September 25

The Student Digital Arts Fellowships for students in the Arts—which encompass Art, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Architectural History, Planning, Archaeology, and the Performing Arts—is designed to encourage the creative incorporation of technology into traditional avenues of study. Chosen applicants will receive … Continue reading

The Scholars’ Lab Speaker Series presents Toniesha Taylor on Afrofuturism

This Friday, Sept. 23, in Alderman 421, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., the Scholars’ Lab Speaker Series presents Toniesha Taylor, Associate Professor of Communication in the Department of Languages and Communication at Prairie View A&M University. Her topic will … Continue reading

Holly Robertson Returns to UVA as Library Exhibitions Coordinator

The Library is pleased to announce that Holly Robertson begins today as the new Library Exhibitions Coordinator at the Harrison-Small Special Collections Library. Holly returns to UVA where she was the Library’s Head of Preservation Services from 2005–2008. Since then … Continue reading

UVA Exhibition “Sacred Spaces: The Home and Poetry of Anne Spencer” featured in Lynchburg Paper

The Lynchburg News and Advance article “Sacred Spaces: UVa exhibit honors Anne Spencer” features the story behind a new exhibition in the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, “Sacred Spaces: The Home and Poetry of Anne Spencer.” The exhibition … Continue reading

UVA Today Features University Librarian’s Plans to Expand Library Role in Academic and Student Research

In an article, “With New Leader, Ever-Expanding University Library Looks to the Future,” UVA Today features University librarian John Unsworth’s plans for getting the Library more involved with faculty and student research. Unsworth, who was the founding director of the … Continue reading

Group Discovers Possible Early Jefferson Writings in the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library

According to a story telecast September 3 on WVIR channel 29 in Charlottesville, the Virginia Alpha Unit of Parliamentarians—whose goals is to promote public awareness of “the principles and practices of democratic decision-making”—believe they have discovered some of Thomas Jefferson’s … Continue reading

UVA Librarian John Unsworth Speaks about the Mission of Libraries in Radio Podcast

In a podcast recorded for the August 22 Sunday Morning Wake-Up Call on WPVC 94.7, UVA Dean of Libraries John Unsworth speaks with host Sean McCord (UVA Library AV & IT Systems Engineer) about his life in academia, about UVA’s … Continue reading