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

There’s still time to try an RMC Creative Challenge — and congrats to our first winner, Deanna Sea!

The Robertson Media Center (RMC) in Clemons Library is sponsoring a series of creative challenges, and it’s not too late to enter. The RMC Creative Challenges provide step-by-step instructions for media projects, no experience required! Once you’ve tried it out, … Continue reading

Bradley Daigle appointed Executive Director of the Academic Preservation Trust

The Academic Preservation Trust (http://aptrust.org) announced today that Bradley J. Daigle will become the consortium’s executive director on March 25, 2021. APTrust is an institutional-membership organization working together on the unique challenges of preserving rapidly increasing amounts of digital scholarly … Continue reading