Monthly Archives: July 2021
What to expect at the Library in fall 2021
Update: Beginning Monday, August 9, UVA is requiring masks in all indoor spaces, including libraries, regardless of a person’s vaccination status. We are very excited that in August the Library will begin shifting back to more normal operations! By … Continue reading
Celebrate Disability Pride month! Visit “Disability in the Modern World”
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law on July 26, 1990 — now recognized as National Disability Independence Day, making July Disability Pride Month. Celebrate the passage of the landmark ADA and learn about the Disability Rights … Continue reading
Students: Come work with us at the Library!
Looking for a job on Grounds for the coming school year? The Library is hiring! We need student help to staff circulation desks, loan out media equipment, shelve books, and assist with the essential behind-the-scenes work that makes the Library … Continue reading
LYRASIS grant to fund exploration of wayfinding technology
The LYRASIS Catalyst Fund has granted $19,223 to a Library team for “Open LiDAR for Accessibility Community & Schema Development.” The project will utilize the Library team’s expertise to explore apps designed for 3D scanning and robotics, and take advantage … Continue reading
Gift to the Library makes UVA the leading site for Mormon studies in Eastern U.S.
The UVA Library has obtained a trove of material related to the history and culture of the Mormon Church. The Library has accepted a gift of more than 10,000 books and other print materials from Latter-day Saint historian Gregory A. … Continue reading
Bang! Crash! Kapow! Splat! Thud! Whoosh! Zap! It’s Graphic Novels in Libraries Month!
Your Librarian for African American and African Studies, Katrina Spencer, loves graphic novels and comics. So, in keeping with July as Booklist’s Graphic Novels in Libraries Month, she has selected a few titles from a wealth of illustrious (and illustrated!) … Continue reading