New! Library now offers Charging Lockers

By guest contributor Niedia Washington—Niedia is a high school junior and currently a User Experience Intern. Do you ever need to charge your phone, laptop, or other electronics, but don’t want to charge it in a random place where you … Continue reading

Brenda Gunn to Join Library as Head of Archives and Special Collections

The University of Virginia Library is pleased to announce that Brenda Gunn, currently the Janey Slaughter Briscoe Archivist for the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History at the University of Texas at Austin, will join the Library as Associate University … Continue reading

UVA Library high school interns, Week 2, 2017

WEEK 2 UVA Library high school interns 2017 Posted June 23, 2017 What was the most exciting thing you did or learned about this week and why? I shadowed a few students working in IT today, and I found it … Continue reading

UVA Library high school interns, Week 1, 2017

WEEK 1 UVA Library high school interns 2017 Posted June 20, 2017 What surprised you the most from your first day at the Library and why? What are your goals for the internship program? When I think of virtual reality, … Continue reading

The Library’s Online Resource PolicyMap Makes Data Come Alive!

Give life to your research with the Library’s new online resource PolicyMap. Whether you’re researching trends in income, jobs, education, health, or home sales, a map adds the power of instant visualization to tables, charts, and graphs. PolicyMap allows you … Continue reading

Changes to Summer Bus Service Near Alderman Library

UVA’s Department of Transportation has announced changes in its summer bus service that will affect some routes near Alderman Library: McCormick Road between Cabell Drive and Minor Hall will be closed June 12–August 11. The University Transportation Service (UTS) cannot … Continue reading

The Library Offers Access to the Papers of the American Civil Liberties Union, 1912-1990

Adversary of the political class and defender of the first amendment, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has never flinched from controversy and in an era of polarized politics is as relevant as it’s ever been. Now, the Library offers … Continue reading

Planned Power Outage in Clemons Library, June 7–9

A power outage is planned in Clemons Library that will begin at 6:00 a.m. on June 7 and last through 3:30 p.m. on June 9. The outage is necessary to allow work to proceed on Clemons’ Total Advising center on … Continue reading

Virginia Magazine Examines Changes to the Role of the Library at UVA

In a feature article “Next Chapter,” Virginia Magazine looks at change in the library system at UVA that began with its founding in the Rotunda and continues today with the growth of digital media and the evolution of the way … Continue reading

Hidden in Plain Sight: Book Traces @ UVA, a CLIR Hidden Collections Project

From the archives… Book Traces @ UVA was a large-scale project to find and record historical readers’ interventions in the circulating collections of the University of Virginia Library, focusing on volumes published before 1923. The project started in early 2015 … Continue reading