New UVA Library exhibition showcases powerful, century-old portraits of Black Virginians

“Visions of Progress: Portraits of Dignity, Style, and Racial Uplift,” a new exhibition at the University of Virginia’s Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, showcases portraits that African Americans in central Virginia commissioned from the Holsinger Studio during the … Continue reading

Use Library background images in Zoom!

Your favorite Library study space may be off-limits because of the COVID pandemic or renovation construction, but you can still be in the Library virtually. Pick one of these Zoom backgrounds: choose an image from the Library’s past or what’s … Continue reading

Join us “in” the Library with new Virtual Backgrounds!

We’ve pulled together some lovely backgrounds that you can use to spruce up your Zoom space… free to use and share! To use: Click an image below to see the large version. Then right-click the large file and “Save as…”. In … Continue reading

Cutaway View of Renovated Main Library Shows Vision for Future

The renovated space includes flexible areas for individual and group study and research throughout the building, as well as new elevators, bathrooms, and stairwells, and all-new mechanical infrastructure. Basement Mechanical rooms and building storage will be located on the basement … Continue reading