Monthly Archives: January 2019
The Library Celebrates Black History with Song, Images, and Digital History
This year, the Library is celebrating Black History Month with concerts, exhibitions, and The HistoryMakers Digital Archive. Please come to all the events if you can, and please view the events calendar of the Office of African-American Affairs for more … Continue reading
Sylvia Plath’s new short story was never ‘lost’ – so why is the media saying it was ‘just discovered’?
Archivists put an immense amount of work into organizing, digitizing and maintaining repositories. AP Photo/Matt Dunham Bethany Anderson, University of Virginia The recent publication of Sylvia Plath’s short story “Mary Ventura and the Ninth Kingdom” has been met with much … Continue reading
Clemons Video Collection Celebrates Women Filmmakers with “Pioneers” DVD Set
New! The Clemons Library video collection offers Kino Lorber’s 6 part DVD set Pioneers: First Women Filmmakers, providing a closer look at the part women played in transforming the lowly “flickers” into the phenomenon known today as “the movies.” Women were … Continue reading
Join the UVA Library Council & make the Library an even Better Place
The Library invites all undergrads to register and come to an interest meeting of the UVA Library Student Council on January 29th at 6:00 p.m. in Clemons 407. Change is coming to Alderman Library in the next few years, and with … Continue reading
The Library invites you to honor the legacy of Dr. King with the game “Factuality”
As part of UVA’s Martin Luther King celebration, the Library and the Commerce school invite you to register and come to the 3rd Floor Art Gallery of Rouss Hall and Robertson Hall on Wednesday, January 23rd from 5:00–7:00 p.m. for a … Continue reading
Register for a Library Workshop—Start the Semester Right!
Check the Library events calendar for all workshops being offered in the spring semester and find one that meets your needs. There are courses geared to all levels of experience, from beginners to seasoned researchers, each taught by an expert … Continue reading
Library announces two opportunities for faculty
The University Library has issued calls for proposals for two faculty programs: Course Enrichment Grants provide support to faculty who would like to enhance students’ abilities to seek, evaluate, manage, and use information and data, as well as create new … Continue reading
“Digital Virginias” brings together Digital Collections of Virginia and West Virginia
UVA and regional partners George Mason University, William & Mary, Virginia Commonwealth University, and Virginia Tech have joined with West Virginia University to bring together a combined set of historical materials in a new service hub, Digital Virginias, in the Digital … Continue reading
“Federating Repositories of Accessible Materials for Higher Education” awarded a $1,000,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
The population of students with disabilities at institutions of higher education has increased substantially over the past few decades and many of those have print disabilities, including the largest subgroup, those with learning disabilities. Students with print disabilities require text … Continue reading
19 Reads for 2019!
Looking for your new favorite read? In no particular order, check out these excellent options for winter reading from Library staff, all available for loan from the UVA Library: So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed Welcome to Night Vale: A Novel … Continue reading