What’s new in Virgo? Check out the latest updates

When the new Virgo Library catalog launched in summer of 2020 with improved search accuracy, it included the ability to limit results to “online” or “on shelf now,” and to organize and share bookmarked items and save searches. The latest … Continue reading

Library offers free access to New York Times digital resource!

The Library is now offering full online access to the New York Times to everyone in the University community! Create a FREE account and you’ll get all the Times’ content, including world news, politics, opinion, business, the arts, book reviews, the … Continue reading

Library resources can help with research, whatever your level of experience!

Academic research can be challenging, and the Library has easy-to-use resources that can help you get rolling! Learning Hub In the Library’s Learning Hub you will find all kinds of “How to…” information, from finding books and accessing articles and … Continue reading

Need Journal access? We’ve got you covered.

There have been a lot of news stories in the past few years about the “big deals,” academic publishing, and its relationship to journal access in higher education, including here at UVA. And it’s true: what’s happening now is, well, … Continue reading

The beginnings of Jim Crow America in the database “African Americans and Jim Crow”

With the database “African Americans and Jim Crow: Repression and Protest, 1883-1922” the Library offers access to the burst of African American literary creativity that followed victory over the Southern Confederacy and slavery. Many of the works produced by the … Continue reading

A half century of history and entertainment news available in the Rolling Stone Archive

The Library has the entire backfile of Rolling Stone magazine in the Rolling Stone Archive — now available in the Library’s A-Z Databases list from its beginning to the present: full-color scans, full-page content, cover-to-cover, including articles, editorials, and advertisements, … Continue reading

Celebrate Disability Pride month! Visit “Disability in the Modern World”

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law on July 26, 1990 — now recognized as National Disability Independence Day, making July Disability Pride Month. Celebrate the passage of the landmark ADA and learn about the Disability Rights … Continue reading

The SNCC Digital Gateway: Civil rights history translated into action today

The Library now offers access to the SNCC Digital Gateway, about the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee — the only national civil rights organization of the 1960s led by young people! Members appearing on this site who were involved in SNCC … Continue reading