Check Library hours and Status Dashboard as end of semester draws near and winter weather looms

The end of the semester is fast approaching. Library collections and study spaces are in high demand as term papers become due and finals get closer. Hours change at the end of the semester and during the winter break, so … Continue reading

Making Noise in the Library: An interview with Composer Greg C. Brown

From Amy Hunsaker, Librarian for Music & the Performing Arts: The Making Noise in the Library series, generously supported by a grant from the UVA Arts Council, is a program that brings UVA artists into the Music Library for free performances. This … Continue reading

Read untold history in “Japanese-American Relocation Camp Newspapers”

The online resource “Japanese-American Relocation Camp Newspapers: Perspectives On Day-To-Day Life” brings together 25 individual newspaper titles from the Library of Congress. The database contains 24,838 PDF images documenting life from 1942 through 1945 in what were known as “relocation … Continue reading

StatLab will help you extract value from data!

Collecting data is easy — it’s finding the patterns in the data and understanding what they mean that can be hard. To help you sift through your data and make sense of it, the Library’s StatLab offers consultation, collaboration, and support for … Continue reading

Aperio seeks Faculty for Advisory Board

From Dave Ghamandi, Managing Editor of Aperio: Aperio, UVA’s open access press and a service of the UVA Library, is seeking faculty volunteers to fill our Advisory Board. Interested full-time faculty are encouraged to submit an expression of interest. The … Continue reading

Dig into history with “American Indians and the American West, 1809-1971”

The Library now offers the online resource History Vault: American Indians and the American West, 1809-1971, which adds 36 new collections to the ProQuest History Vault of primary source materials designed to improve research outcomes on issues related to American … Continue reading

Preserving a piece of African American history

UVA Today is featuring a story on the University’s participation in a project to preserve and restore a schoolhouse in Pine Grove, Cumberland County, VA. The historic school, built in 1917 as part of the visionary plan of educator Booker … Continue reading

Welcome to Native American Heritage Month 2021!

November is Native American Heritage Month! Follow the conversation below between Librarian for African American and African Studies Katrina Spencer and other Library staff discussing recommended titles from the Library collection about the histories, cultures, lands, and politics of Indigenous … Continue reading