HathiTrust Provides Emergency Temporary Access to Copyrighted Books

Today, HathiTrust took an important step and opened up copyrighted material in their digital library to member institutions with copies of those items in their physical collections. This means that any books available through HathiTrust which are also in UVA’s … Continue reading

UVA modifies operations; Libraries are closed to the public but support distance learning

The University has announced a set of significant operational changes, beginning Wednesday, March 18. Key among those changes are the fact that Library locations are no longer open to the public. Closing these spaces serves two essential purposes: 1) most … Continue reading

Library Services Shift to Support Distance Learning

As the UVA Community quickly shifts into online learning, the Library is working non-stop to equip educators and students with materials they need to continue classes while practicing essential safe social distancing. Locations and Hours For anyone local, please check … Continue reading

Library hours adjust to meet in-person and online needs

With students, including the Library’s many student workers, not returning to Grounds after spring break because of caution around the outbreak of COVID-19, the Library faces significantly reduced staffing capacity for public services. Simultaneously, we are dramatically increasing our support … Continue reading

COVID-19 Update from University of Virginia

Today the University announced its intention to move classes online and minimize in-person contact in an effort to protect our community from the spread of COVID-19. The Library is monitoring the situation closely, and is taking the following steps: As UVA … Continue reading

The Library Introduces the First Cohort of the Women’s Maker Program

The Library is thrilled to announce the 2020 inaugural cohort of the Women’s Maker Program, sponsored by the Charles L. Brown Endowment, the Robertson Media Center, and the UVA Library. The program aims to increase participants’ confidence and interest in … Continue reading

UVA Library Promotes Open Educational Resources during Open Education Week

March 2 through March 6 is Open Education Week and the UVA Library is promoting Open Educational Resources (OER) as one way of holding down the cost of higher education to students. What are Open Educational Resources? They’re teaching, learning, … Continue reading