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

New! Create and Host your Website with UVA Create

Using UVA Create, a new service offered by the Library through Reclaim Hosting, members of the University of Virginia community can build a low-cost digital presence for blogs, portfolios, wikis, and more. The easy-to-use site allows you to register domains, … Continue reading

University of Virginia’s Emergency Digital Collecting Toolkit Sees Increased Usage During Pandemic

The Emergency Digital Collecting Toolkit, created by the University of Virginia and funded by the LYRASIS Catalyst Grant Program, is helping libraries, archives, museums and cultural institutions respond to the COVID-19 crisis. This toolkit provides resources and instructions on implementing … Continue reading

Mellon Foundation Grant to Fund Completion and Expansion of the Social Networks and Archival Context Cooperative

The University of Virginia Library is pleased to announce that The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded the University of Virginia $600,000 to complete the work of establishing the Social Networks and Archival Context (SNAC) Cooperative. For this final phase … Continue reading

HathiTrust Provides Emergency Temporary Access to Copyrighted Books

Today, HathiTrust took an important step and opened up copyrighted material in their digital library to member institutions with copies of those items in their physical collections. This means that any books available through HathiTrust which are also in UVA’s … Continue reading

COVID-19 Update from University of Virginia

Today the University announced its intention to move classes online and minimize in-person contact in an effort to protect our community from the spread of COVID-19. The Library is monitoring the situation closely, and is taking the following steps: As UVA … Continue reading

Library Opens Access to Early Folksong Recordings Collection

The University of Virginia Library has opened streaming access to a collection of early folksong recordings created between 1932 and 1938 by the Virginia Folklore Society (VFS). Recorded on aluminum discs, these represent one of the earliest folksong collection projects … Continue reading