The Library has Everything You Need to know about Alloys and then some

The Library has added three new databases from ASM International (the world’s largest and most established materials information society) which feature information about alloys — combinations of metallic elements designed to provide greater strength and prevent corrosion, and without which … Continue reading

The Library Focuses on Neglected History of Black Activism in Colored Conventions Project

New! The Library offers access to the Colored Conventions digital humanities project (CCP), a research hub that gathers primary resources and recent scholarship shedding light on a neglected chapter of Black activism that began decades before the end of slavery. … Continue reading

Virginia’s research libraries host virtual forum in advance of Elsevier negotiations

Representatives from the University of Virginia, Virginia Tech, Virginia Commonwealth University, George Mason University, Old Dominion University, William and Mary, and James Madison University will soon be in contract negotiations with Elsevier, the largest science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) … Continue reading

“Building a National Finding Aid Network”: UVA Library to Partner IMLS on IMLS-Funded Collaborative Research and Development Initiative

The California Digital Library has announced a $982,175 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS – National Leadership Grants for Libraries grant program) to conduct a two-year research and demonstration project designed to build the foundation for … 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

Library Resources Provide Information on Indigenous Peoples of North America

New! The Library offers American Indian Histories and Cultures and Indigenous Peoples of North America — complementary resources providing information on how, for five centuries, Native Americans have continued to define themselves in the face of colonization and genocide. American … Continue reading

The updated Virgo catalog can deliver what you need, when you need it

With customizable settings, high-quality results, and an easy-to-use interface that works on any device, Virgo is built to get you the resources you need, faster than ever. Today we launched the latest update to the Virgo software — a substantial … Continue reading

New! The Library offers “LGBTQ+ Source,” the Definitive Database for LGBTQ+ Studies

It was fifty-one years ago, on June 28, 1969, that police raiding Greenwich Village’s Stonewall Inn met fierce resistance from the bar’s LGBTQ patrons, sparking the Gay Liberation movement and establishing June as LGBTQ Pride Month. Now, on June 15, … Continue reading

New! Create and Host your Website with UVA Create

Using UVA Create, a new service offered by the Library through Reclaim Hosting, members of the University of Virginia community can build a low-cost digital presence for blogs, portfolios, wikis, and more. The easy-to-use site allows you to register domains, … Continue reading