Support open source Public Domain Song Anthology, published by Aperio

The Library is proud to announce that the first musical score of the Music Library Association Open Edition Series, the Public Domain Song Anthology, will be published by the Library’s open source venture, Aperio. The project—a collaboration between the UVA Library, the Peabody … Continue reading

Book Traces Awarded a $110,000 Planning Grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded $110,000 to the University of Virginia in support of strategic planning for the Book Traces project. The grant will support a one-year effort to scale the project to regional and national levels. Led … Continue reading

Fourth Year Library Student Employee Sarah Hesler Awarded Graduate Assistantship to Attend University of Maryland’s I-School

UVA Library student worker Sarah Hesler is off to the University of Maryland’s College of Information Studies (UMD iSchool) this fall to get her masters in library and information science. While there, she will serve as a Graduate Assistant in the Preservation Department of the … Continue reading

Alderman Renovation: What to expect in 2019

Alderman Library will be closing for renovation beginning in May 2020. The 2019-20 academic year will be a transitional period where preparations will be made to minimize the duration of the closure. Alderman is expected to reopen by the spring … Continue reading

Tyler Magill is the Recipient of the American Library Association’s 2019 Paul Howard Award for Courage

Tyler Magill of the University of Virginia Library has been awarded the American Library Association’s (ALA) 2019 Paul Howard Award for Courage for his actions on the night of August 11, 2017 in response to white supremacists marching at the … Continue reading

Brown Science & Engineering Library Features Slideshow Exhibition of “Write Climate” Art Project

On Earth Day, April 22, the Charles L. Brown Science & Engineering Library will present a slide show exhibition documenting creation of an art project designed by students in the Environmental Sciences class “Write Climate, Right Climate” taught by climate … Continue reading

The Library presents SensusAccess—convert documents into useful written and audio formats

SensusAccess is a file conversion tool offered by the Library that transforms written documents into audio formats. It has benefits for the visually impaired but has uses for anyone who needs quick access to information in multiple formats—and it’s available … Continue reading

Learn something new! Request an item from Ivy Stacks

Ivy Stacks is an offsite preservation-quality shelving facility where some Library materials are stored. Items in Ivy will be marked as such in Virgo. But what if you want to access those materials? It’s easy! To recall items from Ivy: … Continue reading

Statement from Deans and Directors of Virginia Research Libraries on the University of California System’s Termination of Contract with Elsevier

The following open letter has been prepared and released by the Deans and Directors of the seven research libraries at public doctoral institutions in Virginia. It is part of an ongoing conversation with our campus communities about responsible stewardship of … Continue reading

Preservation Week 2019

The Preservation Department at UVA Library invites you to celebrate Preservation Week 2019 with us. Highlights: Tuesday April 23rd 10:30-12 Mount Vernon Room: Boxmaking for your Personal Treasures with Nicole Royal. Because of the size of the room, there will … Continue reading