UVA Arts Council grant will help revive popular performance series in the Music Library

In 2014, then-UVA Music Librarian Matthew Vest started a program, “Making Noise in the Music Library,” that provided a new venue for guest performers, including student groups and others who might not otherwise have a space to share their creative … Continue reading

“Federated Repositories of Accessible Materials for Higher Education II” awarded a $1,175,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

By law, any material required for the education of a disabled student must be made accessible for them in a timely manner. In the United States, the legal obligation to provide accessible learning materials falls on individual educational institutions, 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

For faculty: Applications now open for Course Enrichment Grants and Research Sprints

Course Enrichment Grants and Research Sprint applications are now open to UVA faculty. Research Sprints offer faculty the opportunity to partner with a team of expert librarians on a specific project or component of a broader project. The intention is … Continue reading

“Building a National Finding Aid Network”: UVA Library to Partner 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

“On These Grounds” Digital Initiative to Describe the History of Enslavement at Colleges and Universities Receives Funding From the Mellon Foundation

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded Michigan State University (MSU) a grant of $550,000 to support the first phase of the “On These Grounds” project (https://onthesegrounds.org/), a digital initiative to describe the history of enslavement found in archival materials … Continue reading

University of Virginia’s Emergency Digital Collecting Toolkit Sees Increased Usage During Pandemic

The Emergency Digital Collecting Toolkit, created by the University of Virginia and funded by the LYRASIS Catalyst Grant Program, is helping libraries, archives, museums and cultural institutions respond to the COVID-19 crisis. This toolkit provides resources and instructions on implementing … Continue reading