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

“ProQuest One Literature” Library Resource Reveals Many Voices

Whether you are a student researching a literature term paper or an instructor planning a literature course, a great place to start is the Library’s new resource ProQuest One Literature, providing online access to 3 million literature citations from thousands … Continue reading

Latinx Studies Research Guide provides glimpse into wealth of knowledge

The Latinx Studies Guide contains a wealth of interdisciplinary information for historians, sociologists, demographers, linguists, and more, seeking to take a deep dive into Latinx studies. Readers can connect to contemporary articles to learn about politics, culture, and more; or … 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

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) featuring information about alloys — combinations of metallic elements designed to provide greater strength and prevent corrosion, and without which much … 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