Library spaces currently closed; Item pickup available

The University’s move to restricted operations means that study and work spaces in Clemons and Brown Library will be temporarily closed. Item pickup available at Clemons Beginning February 17, all items requested for pickup will be moved to Clemons Library. … Continue reading

For faculty: Applications now open for Course Enrichment Grants and Research Sprints

Course Enrichment Grants and Research Sprint applications are now open to UVA faculty. Research Sprints offer faculty the opportunity to partner with a team of expert librarians on a specific project or component of a broader project. The intention is … Continue reading

Edmund Berkeley, Jr. (1937-2020)

We at the Library were saddened to hear of the death on December 29 of Edmund “Ned” Berkeley, Jr., University of Virginia alumnus, emeritus professor at UVA, and former director of the Library’s Special Collections department. After graduating from the … Continue reading

HathiTrust Emergency Temporary Access Service extended through spring 2021

The Emergency Temporary Access Service (ETAS) provided by HathiTrust will continue through the spring 2021 semester. ETAS allows access to digital materials that correspond to physical books held by HathiTrust member institutions that have been forced to close or restrict … Continue reading

Unearthed: Examining the contents of a 111 year old time capsule

– Guest post by UVA Library Special Collections Conservator Sue Donovan On September 12, 2020, the time capsule underneath the “At Ready”/“Johnny Reb” statue in front of the Albemarle County Courthouse came out of the ground after crews had carefully … Continue reading

UVA librarians collaborate on international award-winning digital preservation project

Bradley Daigle and Lauren Work of the UVA Library are key members of the National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA) group, which has won the Digital Preservation Coalition’s (DPC) International Council on Archives Award for Collaboration and Cooperation. The award, given … Continue reading

New pickup location now available for faculty

UPDATE 12/2/2020: LEO Mobile is now available to graduate students, in addition to 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 … 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