Collaborative effort builds South Asia Open Archives

Through January, we’re publishing year-in-review highlights from FY2020. Download a full PDF of this year’s Annual Report to read more! This week’s theme has to do with building the future for Library collections.  The Library is contributing to the South … Continue reading

Transcribing Civil Rights history

Through January, we’re publishing year-in-review highlights from FY2020. Download a full PDF of this year’s Annual Report to read more! This week’s theme has to do with building the future for Library collections.  In August 2018, three years after civil … Continue reading

A sustainable future for scholarly communication

Through January, we’re publishing year-in-review highlights from FY2020. Download a full PDF of this year’s Annual Report to read more! This week’s theme has to do with building the future for Library collections.  In the 1990s, large publishers began marketing … Continue reading

In Memoriam Ann Lee Saunders Brown

Through January, we’re publishing a retrospective of events which had an impact on the Library in FY2020. Download a full PDF of this year’s Annual Report to read more. Ann Lee Saunders Brown, visionary benefactor of the Charles L. Brown … Continue reading

COVID / Surfacing Stories of Underrepresented Lives

Through January, we’re publishing year-in-review highlights from FY2020. Download a full PDF of this year’s Annual Report to read more! COVID-19 Leads to Rapid (& Ongoing) Changes What is a library when it’s not a physical space? It’s a question that’s been … Continue reading

Book Move / Clemons First Floor Remodeled

Through January, we’re publishing year-in-review highlights from FY2020. Download a full PDF of this year’s Annual Report to read more! Books Have Moved, but All Remain Available During Renovation Before construction could begin on renovations to the University’s main library in spring … Continue reading

Lafcadio Hearn: Glimpses of Invisible Worlds

Through January, we’re publishing year-in-review highlights from FY2020. Download a full PDF of this year’s Annual Report to read more! Writer Lafcadio Hearn was a citizen of the world. Born in 1850 in Greece to a Greek mother and Irish father, he … Continue reading

DH thrives at the Library

Through January, we’re publishing year-in-review highlights from FY2020. Download a full PDF of this year’s Annual Report to read more! Digital Humanities is, by necessity and by design, interdisciplinary and collaborative, branching across the University from traditional humanist disciplines into … Continue reading

Virginia Folklore Society recordings

Through January, we’re publishing year-in-review highlights from FY2020. Download a full PDF of this year’s Annual Report to read more! In 2019, the Library began providing streaming access to recordings of traditional folk ballads included among the Papers of the … Continue reading