Happy New Year! Here’s a quick preview of January in the Library.

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Library services will unfold in two phases as we begin 2021: During the month of January, spaces will remain closed (except for item pickup). For spring semester, which begins in February, we’ll return to the “new normal,” with Brown and … Continue reading

COVID / Surfacing Stories of Underrepresented Lives

Through January, we’re publishing year-in-review highlights from FY2020. Download a full PDF of this year’s Annual Report to read more! COVID-19 Leads to Rapid (& Ongoing) Changes What is a library when it’s not a physical space? It’s a question that’s been … Continue reading

HathiTrust Emergency Temporary Access Service extended through spring 2021

The Emergency Temporary Access Service (ETAS) provided by HathiTrust will continue through the spring 2021 semester. ETAS allows access to digital materials that correspond to physical books held by HathiTrust member institutions that have been forced to close or restrict … Continue reading

Library’s Spanish-language COVID-19 guide serves as model for statewide engagement

When COVID-19 changed the academic landscape in March of 2020, UVA Library staff immediately reacted to new ways of supporting teaching and learning. Policies were rethought, new procedures were established, and staff set out to implement the unprecedented shift to … Continue reading

Brown Library now open for limited hours

UVA Library is now offering in-person access to Brown Science and Engineering Library from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Students, faculty, and staff must present their UVA ID at the door; unfortunately, community access is not available at this time. Status of … Continue reading

Welcome to UVA!

We have some great resources for research, teaching, and learning this fall. Here’s what you need to know to get started: Search Virgo, the Library’s catalog The newly-updated Virgo interface makes it easier than ever to conduct research, find online … Continue reading

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