UVA Library Joins Open Textbook Network

From Judy Thomas, Director of Faculty Programs: The University of Virginia Library is joining the Open Textbook Network (OTN), an international alliance of colleges and universities dedicated to enhancing students’ access to free, openly licensed course content. As an OTN … Continue reading

Join us for special events in August

Join us for two special events in August–as always, Library events are FREE & all are welcome to attend! Mary Carter Bishop Mary Carter Bishop, author of the memoir Don’t You Ever: My Mother and Her Secret Son, will talk about … Continue reading

UVA Library, Association of Research Libraries Release White Paper on Copyright and Accessible Texts

Copyright law has built-in protections that recognize the civil rights of researchers and learners who need alternative formats to access information. That’s the conclusion of a new white paper, The Law and Accessible Texts: Reconciling Civil Rights and Copyrights, that … Continue reading

New renderings show a peek of renovated Alderman

The Neoscape renderings below use architectural plans as a guide to make plans for future Alderman come alive. Enjoy! (To view earlier renderings of the exterior, see this earlier post.) Learn more about the Alderman Renovation.

New Library resource gives insight into Extremism and Radicalism in the 20th century

Gain insight into the history of radical and extremist movements from the beginning of the 20th century to the current decade with the Library’s new online resource, Gale’s Political Extremism & Radicalism in the 20th Century. Find previously hidden sources … Continue reading

Library Hires New Director of Communications

The University of Virginia Library is very pleased to announce the hire of Elyse Girard as the Library’s new Director of Communications. She will report to Dean of Libraries John Unsworth and will be a member of the Library’s senior … Continue reading