Librarian is awarded grant to start collection of pandemic-related children’s books

Education and Social Science Research Librarian Ashley Hosbach has been awarded a grant of $8,739 from the Jefferson Trust to build a collection of 119 children’s books related to the COVID-19 pandemic. In her role as subject liaison for the … Continue reading

The Library Announces 2021 Research Sprint Recipients

Research Sprints, hosted by the University of Virginia Library, offer faculty the opportunity to work with a team of expert librarians who will help with getting a new project started or overcoming obstacles in an existing project. The program offers … Continue reading

Role of Special Collections in writing course is highlighted in UVA Today article

This past semester, the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library played a role in a new course “History and Culture of Writing at UVA,” taught by assistant professor of English Heidi Nobles. According to a UVAToday article, the students … Continue reading

UVA Arts Council grant will help revive popular performance series in the Music Library

In 2014, then-UVA Music Librarian Matthew Vest started a program, “Making Noise in the Music Library,” that provided a new venue for guest performers, including student groups and others who might not otherwise have a space to share their creative … Continue reading

The Library Announces Course Enrichment Grant Recipients for 2021-2022

Course Enrichment Grants (CEG), offered by the University of Virginia Library, provide support to faculty who would like to enhance their students’ ability to seek, evaluate, manage, and use information and data and create new types of media-rich class assignments. … Continue reading

Updated: What to expect at the Library in summer 2021

Summer is always a quieter period in the UVA Library, but we know it’s a critical time for making progress on research! Additionally, various special events take place during the summer which affect Library operations in small ways, and some … Continue reading

Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with some great reads

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month! How will you continue to celebrate the many heritages that enrich the United States? We have some book recommendations with reviews by UVA Library staff of narratives highlighting the Asian diaspora. … Continue reading