Updated: What to expect at the Library in summer 2021

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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

Disparate objects UNITE! Preservation housing adventures in Mylar

This post was contributed by Nicole Royal, Preservation Projects Specialist at the UVA Library. It’s Preservation Week 2021! During this time, libraries and other cultural institutions across the nation highlight their work in the pursuit of preservation education and information. … Continue reading

“Federated Repositories of Accessible Materials for Higher Education II” awarded a $1,175,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

By law, any material required for the education of a disabled student must be made accessible for them in a timely manner. In the United States, the legal obligation to provide accessible learning materials falls on individual educational institutions, and … Continue reading

There’s still time to try an RMC Creative Challenge — and congrats to our first winner, Deanna Sea!

The Robertson Media Center (RMC) in Clemons Library is sponsoring a series of creative challenges, and it’s not too late to enter. The RMC Creative Challenges provide step-by-step instructions for media projects, no experience required! Once you’ve tried it out, … Continue reading

VIVA Anti-Racism Webinar Series explores systemic racism in library practices

The following was contributed by Jennifer Roper, Director of Digital Strategies and co-chair of the VIVA Anti-Racism Task Force. This February, VIVA, Virginia’s Academic Library Consortium, launched a new webinar series intent on tackling the topic of building anti-racist practices … Continue reading

Kick off Women’s History Month with some great reads

Seeking more titles to stoke the ever-burning flames of your mind and heart? Look no further. Here are five diverse titles written by women to highlight Women’s History Month. Whether it’s satire, poetry, fiction, or memoir, there’s something here for … Continue reading

Library spaces currently closed; Item pickup available

The University’s move to restricted operations means that study and work spaces in Clemons and Brown Library will be temporarily closed. Item pickup available at Clemons Beginning February 17, all items requested for pickup will be moved to Clemons Library. … Continue reading

Want a change of pace? Our hefty events schedule will put a spring in your step!

The Library hosts hundreds of events every year — movie nights, craft projects, introductions to research, programming classes, and much, much more. See a full list here, and check out some highlights below! Women in Technology Speaker Series Register to … Continue reading