Library Welcomes New Head of Technical Services

Whitney Buccicone recently joined the UVA Library as the Head of Special Collections Technical Services. Ms. Buccicone came to UVA from the Pacific Northwest, where she was Special Collections Cataloging Librarian at the University of Washington in Seattle. Prior to … Continue reading

Join us for National Voter Registration Day, September 24!

The Library is coordinating with a number of groups on Grounds to offer voter registration opportunities on Tuesday, September 24. You may not realize… ANY UVA student who is a citizen is permitted to register to vote in Virginia. If … Continue reading

University of Virginia Librarian Selected as SPARC Open Education Leadership Fellow

Judith Thomas from the University of Virginia Library has been selected as a fellow in the SPARC Open Education Leadership Program, an intensive professional development program to empower library professionals with the knowledge, skills, and community connections to lead successful … Continue reading

UVA Library, Association of Research Libraries Release White Paper on Copyright and Accessible Texts

Copyright law has built-in protections that recognize the civil rights of researchers and learners who need alternative formats to access information. That’s the conclusion of a new white paper, The Law and Accessible Texts: Reconciling Civil Rights and Copyrights, that … Continue reading

Library Hires New Director of Communications

The University of Virginia Library is very pleased to announce the hire of Elyse Girard as the Library’s new Director of Communications. She will report to Dean of Libraries John Unsworth and will be a member of the Library’s senior … Continue reading

Now available: New Special Collections Request System!

Today, the Albert & Shirley Small Special Collections Library is launching a new online request and material circulation system. The Special Collections Request System is an automated request and workflow management software specifically designed for special collections libraries and archives. … Continue reading