Updates on Alderman Renovation and Clemons Library Improvements

In an effort to keep communication lines open during these early days of renovation planning, “mini-newsletters” like this one will be periodically posted here, on the Library’s News page, and are simultaneously being circulated as bookmarks with a portion of … Continue reading

Some Special Collections Flat Files will be Unavailable in Spring 2018

Beginning April 2, 2018, some large-sized items will be temporarily unavailable from the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library. Some maps, posters, large broadsides, genealogical charts, galleys, panoramic photographs, and architectural drawings will be moved off-site while new moveable … Continue reading

As Clemons Library Closes for the Summer, other Libraries Work to Lessen Impact

Clemons Library is closing this summer for an HVAC upgrade. The good news is that the Clemons collection will remain available. DVDs will stay in the building, protected from the heat and humidity by a stand-alone air conditioner and dehumidifier, … Continue reading

Clemons Library will Continue Service during Summer Closure

UPDATE: Fine Arts video reserves will be available for viewing during the summer 2018 session at the Fiske Kimball Fine Arts Library. For all library users: anyone who’s interested in using streaming video as an alternative to physical media may … Continue reading

Service Alert: Temporary Electronic Resource Service Disruption

Service alert 2/4/18, 9:25 p.m.: Today, we experienced major disruptions with links to our electronic content, affecting Journal Finder and the Find@UVA button. Our vendors appear to have fixed the issue. However, if you experience trouble, please try clearing your … Continue reading

Alderman Renovation Update: Winter 2018

In an effort to keep communication lines open during these early days of renovation planning, “mini-newsletters” like this one will be periodically posted here, on the Library’s News page, and are simultaneously being circulated as bookmarks with a portion of … Continue reading

Browsing Section of Current Titles in Clemons is Being Suspended

The browsing collection of current fiction and non-fiction books on the 4th floor of Clemons Library is going away—temporarily at least. The service is being suspended because the Library’s contract with McNaughton, who supplies the popular titles, is ending in … Continue reading

Alderman Renovation Update: October 2017

In an effort to keep communication lines open during these early days of renovation planning, “mini-newsletters” like this one will be periodically posted here, on the Library’s News page, and are simultaneously being circulated as bookmarks with a portion of … Continue reading

Ivy Stacks users may see delays during construction

In preparation for eventual renovations in Alderman Library, construction of the Ivy Stacks addition, an expansion of our off-site storage facility, began in summer 2017. The facility will double our current capacity, provide improved preservation conditions, and give the Library … Continue reading

Sirsi migration to affect Virgo availability during week of August 7

From August 8-11, 2017, we will be moving Sirsi (the system used for our online catalog, Virgo) to a new server. Additionally, catalog records are being migrated to Unicode format, which will allow for expanded support for non-Roman characters in … Continue reading