Monthly Archives: August 2019
LEO delivery for Graduate Students: What’s new?
We are thrilled to announce an expansion of LEO delivery service to Graduate Students as of Fall 2019! Read on to see how it can make your life easier as you learn and research at UVA. What is LEO delivery? … Continue reading
Register for a Library workshop—start the semester right!
Each semester, the Library offers a schedule of workshops to provide faculty, students, and all Library users with instruction in the latest technologies designed to aid research. Please view the schedule of workshops for this month and sign up today. … Continue reading
Meet Nawang Thokmey: Research Librarian for Tibetan/Buddhism/Contemplative Studies
Subject Liaisons are specialist librarians who focus on specific topics. They have a robust knowledge of library resources and are happy to assist with research and answer questions, large and small! Today we’re interviewing Nawang Thokmey, who is the Research … Continue reading
Meet Phil McEldowney: Librarian for Anthropology, Middle Eastern Languages & Cultures, and South Asian Languages & Cultures
Subject Liaisons are specialist librarians who focus on specific topics. They have a robust knowledge of library resources and are happy to assist with research and answer questions, large and small! Today we’re interviewing Phil McEldowney, who is the Librarian … Continue reading
Getting Alderman titles from Ivy Stacks is easy!
Now that Alderman Library is transferring a large part of its collection to Ivy Stacks during renovation, faculty and students will need to make requests from Ivy. The good news is that Ivy requests are easy. When you find a … Continue reading
While you were away—what’s new in the Library for Fall 2019
More than usual is new in the Library at the beginning of this fall semester, now that Alderman Library is on the verge of being transformed into a beautiful, safe, and more functional space. BOOKS ARE MOVING Before construction can … Continue reading
Summer Intern Niedia Washington shares her experiences working in the Library
The following is a guest post from Niedia Washington, a 2019 graduate of Charlottesville High School, who will be attending Virginia Commonwealth University (VCUArts) in the fall. In 2017 she was a member of the first group of interns to … Continue reading
University of Virginia Librarian Selected as SPARC Open Education Leadership Fellow
Judith Thomas from the University of Virginia Library has been selected as a fellow in the SPARC Open Education Leadership Program, an intensive professional development program to empower library professionals with the knowledge, skills, and community connections to lead successful … Continue reading
To complement their post on Documenting and Preserving the Graffiti in Alderman Library’s Study Carrels, the students in the spring 2019 seminar course Literacy and Orality, taught by UVA Anthropology professor and documentary linguist Lise Dobrin, present a gallery of … Continue reading
As the Library subscription to RefWorks citation manager expires, the Library recommends alternatives
The Library’s RefWorks citation manager subscription is about to expire; before August 31, 2019, users will need to export the bibliographies they’ve created in RefWorks to another citation management program. The Library recommends replacing RefWorks with Zotero, Endnote, or Mendeley—all … Continue reading