“Transcripts of the Malcolm X Assassination Trial” — Window on a turbulent time

Learn about the assassination of civil rights leader Malcolm X in the new Library resource “Transcripts of the Malcolm X Assassination Trial.” At the time of his assassination, Malcolm X was seen as a controversial figure for giving voice to … Continue reading

Behind serpentine walls: Centering enslaved laborers at UVA

Through January, we’re publishing year-in-review highlights from FY2021. Download a full PDF of this year’s Annual Report to read more! For this final story, we encourage you to “visit” us—wherever you are—through a new virtual Walking Tour. In spring of 2020 the … Continue reading

Follow changing perceptions of gender in “Gender: Identity and Social Change”

The Library’s new online resource “Gender: Identity and Social Change” examines the history of gender in the English-speaking world, beginning with coercive enforcement of gender roles in the nineteenth century and moving through twentieth century activism toward a more inclusive … Continue reading

Adding new voices to Library resources

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 ways we’re learning to work better, together. In 2020, the Library created and acquired new resources covering … Continue reading

Five Reasons to visit the Fiske Kimball Fine Arts Library

Guest post by Fine Arts Library Public Service Manager April Baker Just off Rugby Road and behind the Fralin Museum of Art, the Fiske Kimball Fine Arts Library is located in Campbell Hall, home to UVA’s School of Architecture. Built in … Continue reading

Building a framework for inclusive excellence

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 ways we’re learning to work better, together. In support of its diversity, equity, inclusion, and access efforts, … Continue reading

Confronting injustice with the 21 Day Equity Challenge

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 ways we’re learning to work better, together. The Library committee for Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility (IDEA) … Continue reading

Join the University in celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

This year, the main theme of the University’s Martin Luther King Day celebration is “Why We Can’t Wait,” taken from the title of King’s third book whose message, according to Kevin McDonald, UVA’s vice president for diversity equity, inclusion, and … Continue reading

Design principles: Reflecting the Library’s organizational values

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 ways we’re learning to work better, together. To the unfamiliar, “design principles” may sound like guidelines to … Continue reading