Find your study space in time for exams—Use the Library’s “Explore Study Spaces at UVA” map

Exam time is coming. Need a place to study?  Use the Library’s Explore Study Spaces at UVA map to find your space. The Library has located prime study space inside and outside the Library, both on and off the beaten … Continue reading

Learn about Women’s History in Library resource North American Women’s Letters & Diaries

March is Women’s History Month! Celebrate by learning about women’s experiences in America from colonial times to the mid-twentieth century. The Library resource North American Women’s Letters and Diaries has observations of history before it was history, when it was … Continue reading

The Sneak Reviews Collection Is Ready for Check-Out

Charlottesville residents and former UVA students may remember Sneak Reviews—a beloved video rental store known for its collection of art and cult films, indie films, documentaries, foreign films, classic films, and critically-acclaimed television shows. It was just down Ivy Road … Continue reading

University Librarian John Unsworth one of the speakers in Festival of the Book events at Harrison/Small

The Harrison Institute and Small Special Collections Library plays host to several events in the 25th Anniversary of the Virginia Festival of the Book. Among other speakers at events in Harrison-Small this year, University Librarian John Unsworth will give a … Continue reading

Library Resource Orlando recovers neglected Feminist Literary History

The Library online resource Orlando: Women’s Writing in the British Isles from the Beginnings to the Present is more than a collection of biographical and critical information on British women writers. Orlando is a born-digital project designed to recover neglected feminist … Continue reading

UVA Today spotlights study of African Americans in photos from Library Holsinger Collection

An article in UVA Today is featuring a collaboration between UVA history professor John Edwin Mason and Worthy Martin, director of the Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities, to bring early 20th century photographic portraits of African Americans in the … Continue reading

Six Things UVA Researchers Need to Know About the UC System Walking Away from Elsevier

By Brandon Butler, Director of Information Policy for the UVA Library. Follow The Taper, Brandon’s blog, for more on the Big Deal and other copyright and information policy issues. ******** Last week the University of California system (the UC) made a … Continue reading

UVA Today features Library exhibition “Encompassing Multitudes: The Song of Walt Whitman”

The latest edition of UVA Today features an article on the opening of the Library’s current exhibition “Encompassing Multitudes: The Song of Walt Whitman” in the main gallery of the Harrison Institute and Small Special Collections Library. The exhibition will run through July … Continue reading

Library Workshops offered for the month of March 2019

Please sign up for a Library workshop today. Courses are geared to every level of experience, to beginners as well as seasoned researchers, each taught by an expert in the field. Take advantage of information that can make your research … Continue reading

Enjoy Spring Break with some great reads!

UVA students will soon be heading off for Spring Break. Whether somewhere sunny with friends or cozy at home, a good book might be in order. A few members of the Library Student Council have put together some recommendations for … Continue reading