UVA Library’s Aperio to begin publishing “Language Documentation and Description”

Guest post from Dave Ghamandi, Open Publishing Librarian and Managing Editor of Aperio: The journal “Language Documentation and Description” (LDD) and UVA Library are pleased to announce that LDD has joined Aperio, the UVA Library-led open access press. LDD publishes … Continue reading

Library welcomes a new cohort to the Women’s Maker Program

Guest post from Jenny Coffman, Science and Engineering Research Librarian, and Izzy McReynolds, Women’s Maker Program intern: After a successful pilot of the Women’s Maker Program in spring 2020, we are happy to announce our continuation of the program with … Continue reading

UVA Library is hiring an Associate Dean for Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Accessibility

The Library hopes anyone interested in this role will consider joining a webinar on March 4, 12 – 1 p.m., to learn more and ask questions. Anonymous participation is welcomed. Learn more and sign up now. The UVA Library is … 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

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

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

LYRASIS grant to fund exploration of wayfinding technology

The LYRASIS Catalyst Fund has granted $19,223 to a Library team for “Open LiDAR for Accessibility Community & Schema Development.” The project will utilize the Library team’s expertise to explore apps designed for 3D scanning and robotics, and take advantage … Continue reading