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

Experience culture through music in Library Ethnomusicology resource!

Experience culture through music with Ethnomusicology: Global Field Recordings, the Library’s new online resource! Immerse yourself in the music and culture of societies far and near. Hear and see traditional music from China performed on the xiao (bamboo flute) 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

Kick off Women’s History Month with some great reads

Seeking more titles to stoke the ever-burning flames of your mind and heart? Look no further. Here are five diverse titles written by women to highlight Women’s History Month. Whether it’s satire, poetry, fiction, or memoir, there’s something here for … Continue reading

New Library online resources explore the African American press and African studies

The Library has added two exciting new resources to its A-Z Database list! African American Newspapers, Series I and II, and Africa-Wide Information are now available to scholars researching African American History and African Studies. The African American Press, Series … Continue reading

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

United Nations General Assembly designated January 27 — the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau — as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. On this day, the UN urges member states to honor the memories of the six million Jewish victims of … 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