UVA Library’s Aperio to begin publishing “Language Documentation and Description”

Guest post from Dave Ghamandi, Open Publishing Librarian and Managing Editor of Aperio: The journal “Language Documentation and Description” (LDD) and UVA Library are pleased to announce that LDD has joined Aperio, the UVA Library-led open access press. LDD publishes … Continue reading

Learn about early Arabic printed books and the theology of Islam!

Early Arabic Printed Books from the British Library (1475-1900) April is Arab American Heritage month, and the UVA Library resource “Early Arabic Printed Books from the British Library” is an ideal place to learn about the long exchange of ideas … Continue reading

Congratulations to first recipients of Affordability and Equity grants!

From Judith Thomas, Director of Faculty Programs: The Library would like to announce the first faculty cohort of the Affordability and Equity program. This program, sponsored by the Jefferson Trust and offered by the University of Virginia Library, provides support to faculty who … Continue reading

Banned books find refuge in UVA Library

April 3-9 is National Library Week, a time to celebrate libraries, library workers, and to promote library use and support! As the American Library Association observes, this year’s celebration comes as efforts to ban certain books from school curricula and … Continue reading

Celebrate Arab American Heritage Month with great reads from the Library!

April is Arab American Heritage Month and UVA Librarians are celebrating by putting together some resources to help you explore literature, film, and poetry created by Arab Americans! Amy Hunsaker, Librarian for Music and Performing Arts, prepared the following list. … Continue reading