Monthly Archives: October 2017
Get out to vote on November 7!
There’s no national election this year, but all eyes are on Virginia: our races for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and state Attorney General are being watched across the nation. Need some information before you vote? The Virginia Department of Elections makes it … Continue reading
Social Networks and Archival Context Cooperative
snaccooperative.org The University of Virginia Library is pleased to announce that the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded the University of Virginia $750,000 to complete the work of establishing the Social Networks and Archival Context (SNAC) Cooperative. For this final … Continue reading
Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Software Preservation coming in 2018
Our cultural heritage is in danger. Not only are digital files decaying, the software that was created to access older files is often out of print and in need of preservation. There are limits, however, to what institutions like UVA … Continue reading
Students, Let the SourceDorks Help You with Research—They’re not Librarians, They’re your Peers!
Think it’s too early to start on your term paper? It’s mid-semester and the clock is ticking. So why wait until the panic sets in? Come to Clemons Library and let the SourceDorks help you get started right. The SourceDorks … Continue reading
Experience Sounds of “The Library at Night” with Guitarist Colin McAllister, Music Library October 27
The Music Library is out to debunk the myth that libraries are quiet zones where librarians shush patrons. On Friday, October 27, from 6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. the Music Library’s performance series Making Noise presents the eclectic sounds of renowned classical … Continue reading
Alderman Renovation Update: October 2017
In an effort to keep communication lines open during these early days of renovation planning, “mini-newsletters” like this one will be periodically posted here, on the Library’s News page, and are simultaneously being circulated as bookmarks with a portion of … Continue reading
Browse Titles in Multiple Libraries on One Virtual Shelf!
One of the pleasures of walking through and browsing the Library’s stacks is finding that gem you didn’t know existed but ends up being the source you rely on most. Wouldn’t it be great if you could increase your chances … Continue reading
Curator Molly Schwartzburg Discusses Opening “100 Objects” Exhibition as History Erupts On-Grounds
In a Washington Post article about the Library’s bicentennial exhibition, “The University of Virginia in 100 Objects,” Special Collections curator Molly Schwartzburg talks about the challenges of delving into UVA’s past 200 years at a time when white supremacists were … Continue reading
Watch LIVE as Ivy Stacks expansion doubles the Library’s off-site capacity
Ivy Stacks expansion, a project to double the Library’s off-site storage capacity and improve preservation storage conditions, is officially underway! What’s more? You can watch the progress from the comfort of your own screen. Check out the live stream now. … Continue reading
Satisfy your Classical Music Needs with the Library’s New Online Resource, the Naxos Music Library
Love classical music? The Library has it—more than 2,000,000 tracks from the Naxos Music Library, available to anyone with a UVA ID. It would be impossible to download the quantity and quality of these recordings even if you had the … Continue reading