Extinction in the Archive / Art + Confrontation in the Americas

Through January, we’re publishing year-in-review highlights from FY2020. Download a full PDF of this year’s Annual Report to read more! Unexpected Evidence of Extinction in the Archive Students inspired by environmental humanities scholar Adrienne Ghaly’s course “Extinction in Literature and … Continue reading

Spooktacular events in the Library

What a year! We’re publishing some stories about the biggest happenings from the 2019-2020 fiscal year. Halloween this year is certainly different from usual, though the Library is circulating some rad craft kits for the holiday (sorry — all have … Continue reading

Accessibility central to Library work

October is Disability Employment Awareness Month — and marks 30 years since the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The ADA is civil rights legislation, originally passed in 1990, which led to marked improvements for equal access and opportunity … Continue reading

New pickup location now available for faculty

Library pickup — where requested physical items can be retrieved and taken home — is currently available to all UVA faculty, staff, and students, at Brown and Clemons locations. Beginning this week, faculty are now able to choose from a … Continue reading

Latinx Studies Research Guide provides glimpse into wealth of knowledge

The Latinx Studies Guide contains a wealth of interdisciplinary information for historians, sociologists, demographers, linguists, and more, seeking to take a deep dive into Latinx studies. Readers can connect to contemporary articles to learn about politics, culture, and more; or … Continue reading

Welcome Katrina Spencer! Librarian for African American and African Studies

We’re thrilled to welcome Katrina Spencer, UVA’s first Librarian for African American and African Studies! Subject Liaisons specialize in topics relevant to academic study, and offer expert guidance to researchers and learners in those areas.  What drew you here? While … Continue reading

UVA materials now available to Charlottesville community through JMRL

As libraries in Central Virginia continue to adjust their services based on ever-changing health regulations, JMRL and UVA Libraries have revised existing interlibrary loan services (ILL) in order to provide increased access to materials. This service will make the University’s … Continue reading