The UVA Library has Helpful Information for Incoming Students

Are you a new student? New to the Library? Feeling overwhelmed? Here are some common problems and tips from the Library’s service desk that will help you hit the ground running! Q:    I can’t log into the Library computer. A:     … Continue reading

Fair Use promotes creation of new knowledge

A new infographic from the Association of Research Libraries illustrates how Fair Use enables new knowledge to be created and shared. Download the full infographic (PDF).  Want more? Check this out from The Taper, UVA Library’s Copyright and Information Policy … Continue reading

UVA Library high school interns, Week 3, 2017

WEEK 3 UVA Library high school interns 2017 Posted July 6, 2017 What is the most interesting job you have learned about in the library so far and why? When I first heard the phrase “Special Collections,” I didn’t even … Continue reading

UVA Library high school interns, Week 1, 2017

WEEK 1 UVA Library high school interns 2017 Posted June 20, 2017 What surprised you the most from your first day at the Library and why? What are your goals for the internship program? When I think of virtual reality, … Continue reading

Preserving the George Frederick Holmes Collection

In 1898, former students of Professor George Frederick Holmes raised $3,000 to acquire his library of over 3,000 books for the University of Virginia Library. This successful effort by alumni was one of the most significant contributions to restoring the … Continue reading

Library Web Downtime

On Saturday, August 22, from 6 to 8 a.m., many of the University Library servers and services including Workflows, Sirsi, and www.library.virginia.edu will be down for routine security patches. During the downtime Virgo will still be available but will be unable to show availability or do renewals. Workflows … Continue reading