Mapping 300 years of American history with the Seymour I. Schwartz Collection

Through January, we’re publishing year-in-review highlights from FY2021. Download a full PDF of this year’s Annual Report to read more! This week we’re looking at mapping the physical world. In October of 2020, a delivery truck pulled into McCormick Road and parked … 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

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

(Re-)Connecting Equity and Open Knowledge at UVA 

Today we continue with International Open Access Week, and this year’s theme is, “It Matters How We Open Knowledge: Building Structural Equity.” Open Access Week is a time for the international community to work together to take significant steps toward making … Continue reading

Open Access Week: Publishing and Research

Today we continue with International Open Access Week, and this year’s theme is, “It Matters How We Open Knowledge: Building Structural Equity.” Open Access Week is a time for the international community to work together to take significant steps toward … Continue reading

Welcome to Open Access Week!

Today kicks off International Open Access Week, and this year’s theme is, “It Matters How We Open Knowledge: Building Structural Equity.” Open Access Week is a time for the international community to work together to take significant steps toward making … Continue reading

Affordability and Equity:  A program promoting the use of Open Educational Resources 

UPDATE: Deadline extended from 1/7 to 1/14 because of weather-related power outages in the Charlottesville area.  From Judith Thomas, Director of Faculty Programs: The Affordability and Equity grant program, sponsored by the Jefferson Trust and offered by the University of … Continue reading

Need Journal access? We’ve got you covered.

There have been a lot of news stories in the past few years about the “big deals,” academic publishing, and its relationship to journal access in higher education, including here at UVA. And it’s true: what’s happening now is, well, … Continue reading

What to expect at the Library in fall 2021

Update: Beginning Monday, August 9, UVA is requiring masks in all indoor spaces, including libraries, regardless of a person’s vaccination status.    We are very excited that in August the Library will begin shifting back to more normal operations! By … Continue reading