“Transcripts of the Malcolm X Assassination Trial” — Window on a turbulent time

Learn about the assassination of civil rights leader Malcolm X in the new Library resource “Transcripts of the Malcolm X Assassination Trial.” At the time of his assassination, Malcolm X was seen as a controversial figure for giving voice to … Continue reading

Five Reasons to visit the Fiske Kimball Fine Arts Library

Guest post by Fine Arts Library Public Service Manager April Baker Just off Rugby Road and behind the Fralin Museum of Art, the Fiske Kimball Fine Arts Library is located in Campbell Hall, home to UVA’s School of Architecture. Built in … Continue reading

Learn about the art market in ArtPrice, the world leader in art market information

Whatever aesthetic value art has for you, it will have a price on the open market. Many works of art that affect the emotions of the viewer are created to be sold for what the market will bear. ArtPrice is an … Continue reading

Some great reads for International Day of Persons with Disabilities

From Kara McClurken, Director of Preservation Services: One in five Americans lives with a disability. Friday, December 3 is International Day of Persons with Disabilities, which the United Nations declared an annual observance in 1992. The day “aims to promote … Continue reading

Read untold history in “Japanese-American Relocation Camp Newspapers”

The online resource “Japanese-American Relocation Camp Newspapers: Perspectives On Day-To-Day Life” brings together 25 individual newspaper titles from the Library of Congress. The database contains 24,838 PDF images documenting life from 1942 through 1945 in what were known as “relocation … Continue reading