Celebrate Pride with the Library!

From Cecelia Parks, Undergraduate Student Success Librarian: Pride Month is a wonderful time to celebrate the contributions to literature, scholarship, art, and society made by members of the LGBTQ community. Below are just a few of the books, films, and … Continue reading

Research Sprints are underway: Faculty and Library experts work together on challenging problems

From Judith Thomas, Director of Faculty Programs: Research Sprints offer faculty the opportunity to work with a team of expert librarians who help with getting a new project started or overcoming obstacles in an existing project. The Research Sprints program, … Continue reading

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

Congratulations to first recipients of Affordability and Access 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

Library welcomes a new cohort to the Women’s Maker Program

Guest post from Jenny Coffman, Science and Engineering Research Librarian, and Izzy McReynolds, Women’s Maker Program intern: After a successful pilot of the Women’s Maker Program in spring 2020, we are happy to announce our continuation of the program with … Continue reading

Making Noise in the Library: Jazz in the Afternoon with Carlehr Swanson

Guest post from Amy Hunsaker, Librarian for Music & Performing Arts: The Making Noise in the Library series, generously supported by a grant from the UVA Arts Council, brings UVA artists into the Music Library for free performances. Last fall, … Continue reading

UVA Library is hiring an Associate Dean for Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Accessibility

The Library hopes anyone interested in this role will consider joining a webinar on March 4, 12 – 1 p.m., to learn more and ask questions. Anonymous participation is welcomed. Learn more and sign up now. The UVA Library is … Continue reading

First floor of Clemons closed for repairs; expected to re-open early February

Unexpected leaks from the lower patio on Clemons Library have unfortunately led to leakage on the first floor, necessitating a closure of the first floor study spaces and stacks for repair. At this time, the space is expected to re-open … Continue reading

2021: A full year like no other

Through January, we’re publishing year-in-review highlights from FY2021. Download a full PDF of this year’s Annual Report to read more! In summer 2020, the University knew a lot more about the coronavirus pandemic than it did when it began in the spring. … Continue reading