Keith Knight heads list of political cartoonists at Library symposium in honor of Pat Oliphant

When the Library exhibition “Oliphant: Unpacking the Archive” went on display in September 2019 — bringing together for the first time the cartoons, sculpture, and paintings of renowned editorial satirist Patrick Oliphant in the Small Special Collections Library — a … Continue reading

Spooktacular events in the Library

What a year! We’re publishing some stories about the biggest happenings from the 2019-2020 fiscal year. Halloween this year is certainly different from usual, though the Library is circulating some rad craft kits for the holiday (sorry — all have … Continue reading

Open Educational Resources aid in equity and inclusion

From Judy Thomas, Director of Faculty Programs: October 19-25 is International Open Access Week, and this year carries the theme “Open with a Purpose: Taking Action to Build Structural Equity and Inclusion.” One way the Library pursues equity and inclusion … Continue reading

Accessibility central to Library work

October is Disability Employment Awareness Month — and marks 30 years since the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The ADA is civil rights legislation, originally passed in 1990, which led to marked improvements for equal access and opportunity … Continue reading

“ProQuest One Literature” Library Resource Reveals Many Voices

Whether you are a student researching a literature term paper or an instructor planning a literature course, a great place to start is the Library’s new resource ProQuest One Literature which provides online access to 3 million literature citations from … Continue reading

New pickup location now available for faculty

UPDATE 12/2/2020: LEO Mobile is now available to graduate students, in addition to faculty.  Library pickup — where requested physical items can be retrieved and taken home — is currently available to all UVA faculty, staff, and students, at Brown … Continue reading

Latinx Studies Research Guide provides glimpse into wealth of knowledge

The Latinx Studies Guide contains a wealth of interdisciplinary information for historians, sociologists, demographers, linguists, and more, seeking to take a deep dive into Latinx studies. Readers can connect to contemporary articles to learn about politics, culture, and more; or … Continue reading

The Library Teaching & Learning team: meeting the needs of Students and Faculty

As UVA shifted to online learning in the spring 2020 semester, the Library’s Teaching & Learning team drew on expertise with Library media resources and online research materials to craft a guide for Teaching Online. This fall, remote teaching is … Continue reading

Welcome Katrina Spencer! Librarian for African American and African Studies

We’re thrilled to welcome Katrina Spencer, UVA’s first Librarian for African American and African Studies! Subject Liaisons specialize in topics relevant to academic study, and offer expert guidance to researchers and learners in those areas.  What drew you here? While … Continue reading

The Future of American Political Cartoons: A Symposium in Honor of Pat Oliphant

In 2018, the UVA Library acquired the archive of Pat Oliphant, a dazzling resource for future study of our most influential living cartoonist. Now retired, Oliphant is deeply concerned about the future of the genre he has influenced so profoundly. … Continue reading