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

Virginia’s research libraries host virtual forum in advance of Elsevier negotiations

Representatives from the University of Virginia, Virginia Tech, Virginia Commonwealth University, George Mason University, Old Dominion University, William and Mary, and James Madison University will soon be in contract negotiations with Elsevier, the largest science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) … Continue reading

Brown Library now open for limited hours

UVA Library is now offering in-person access to Brown Science and Engineering Library from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Students, faculty, and staff must present their UVA ID at the door; unfortunately, community access is not available at this time. Status of … Continue reading

“Building a National Finding Aid Network”: UVA Library to Partner IMLS on IMLS-Funded Collaborative Research and Development Initiative

The California Digital Library has announced a $982,175 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS – National Leadership Grants for Libraries grant program) to conduct a two-year research and demonstration project designed to build the foundation for … Continue reading

The updated Virgo catalog can deliver what you need, when you need it

With customizable settings, high-quality results, and an easy-to-use interface that works on any device, Virgo is built to get you the resources you need, faster than ever. Today we launched the latest update to the Virgo software — a substantial … Continue reading

Coming soon: Virgo catalog search, better than ever

Next week we’ll be launching a new and improved version of Virgo, the Library’s online discovery catalog. We’re thrilled to offer a new interface which includes: Improved accuracy for search results. Easy-to-use design that’s fully functional on any size screen. … Continue reading

“On These Grounds” Digital Initiative to Describe the History of Enslavement at Colleges and Universities Receives Funding From the Mellon Foundation

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded Michigan State University (MSU) a grant of $550,000 to support the first phase of the “On These Grounds” project (https://onthesegrounds.org/), a digital initiative to describe the history of enslavement found in archival materials … Continue reading

Announcing Contactless Pickup for Physical Collections

Effective June 8, 2020, UVA Library will institute a new process to allow patrons to check out physical materials. At that time, we will begin accepting online retrieval requests for contactless pickup at Clemons Library. The service will be available … Continue reading