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

Service Notice: Recalling Items through Virgo is Temporarily Unavailable

UPDATE as of 7/18/17, 10:58 p.m.: Though we’re still addressing the underlying technical issue, you may now use the “Request Item” button in Virgo to make recall requests. Please follow the link in the message that appears to complete your request. Due … Continue reading

Changes to Summer Bus Service Near Alderman Library

UVA’s Department of Transportation has announced changes in its summer bus service that will affect some routes near Alderman Library: McCormick Road between Cabell Drive and Minor Hall will be closed June 12–August 11. The University Transportation Service (UTS) cannot … Continue reading

Planned Power Outage in Clemons Library, June 7–9

A power outage is planned in Clemons Library that will begin at 6:00 a.m. on June 7 and last through 3:30 p.m. on June 9. The outage is necessary to allow work to proceed on Clemons’ Total Advising center on … Continue reading

Ivy Stacks Continues Service Uninterrupted During New Construction

The Library’s Ivy Stacks off-Grounds retrieval facility is not only expanding, it’s getting better. A new addition that will double Ivy Stacks’ capacity is being built with massive tilt-up concrete panels lifted into place by crane. The insulation inside the … Continue reading