Affordability and Equity:  A program promoting the use of Open Educational Resources 

From Judith Thomas, Director of Faculty Programs: The Affordability and Equity grant program, sponsored by the Jefferson Trust and offered by the University of Virginia Library, will provide support to faculty who want to adopt, adapt, or create open educational resources (OER). … 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

UVA Arts Council grant will help revive popular performance series in the Music Library

In 2014, then-UVA Music Librarian Matthew Vest started a program, “Making Noise in the Music Library,” that provided a new venue for guest performers, including student groups and others who might not otherwise have a space to share their creative … Continue reading

“Federated Repositories of Accessible Materials for Higher Education II” awarded a $1,175,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

By law, any material required for the education of a disabled student must be made accessible for them in a timely manner. In the United States, the legal obligation to provide accessible learning materials falls on individual educational institutions, and … Continue reading

UVA Parents Fund grant will support Clemons Library space redesign

With support from the UVA Parents Fund, staff from the UVA Library’s Teaching and Learning team will create a new outreach space in Clemons that will focus on student art and multimedia work, boost the library’s popular reading collection, and … Continue reading