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

Library pickup — where requested physical items can be retrieved and taken home — is currently available to all UVA faculty, staff, and students, at Brown and Clemons locations. Beginning this week, faculty are now able to choose from a … 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

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