Recommended reading for Jewish American Heritage Month 2022

May is Jewish American Heritage Month! To help celebrate, UVA librarian for English, Sherri Brown, reached out to a few people in the UVA community for recommended reading with a focus on fiction and memoirs written by Jewish American women. … Continue reading

Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage with some great reads!

May is Asian American and Pacific American Heritage Month! Celebrate by reading literature, poetry, and more by Asian American and Pacific Island artists. Here’s a list prepared by Undergraduate Student Success Librarian Haley Gillilan to get you started. POETRY “Night … Continue reading

Learn about early Arabic printed books and the theology of Islam!

Early Arabic Printed Books from the British Library (1475-1900) April is Arab American Heritage month, and the UVA Library resource “Early Arabic Printed Books from the British Library” is an ideal place to learn about the long exchange of ideas … Continue reading

Celebrate Arab American Heritage Month with great reads from the Library!

April is Arab American Heritage Month and UVA Librarians are celebrating by putting together some resources to help you explore literature, film, and poetry created by Arab Americans! Amy Hunsaker, Librarian for Music and Performing Arts, prepared the following list. … Continue reading

Celebrate Women’s History Month with Library resources!

March is Women’s History Month! A time for commemorating the achievements and contributions of women throughout history. Growing out of the first International Women’s Day on March 8, 1911, Women’s History Month was established when the National Women’s History Project … 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

What’s new in Virgo? Check out the latest updates

When the new Virgo Library catalog launched in summer of 2020 with improved search accuracy, it included the ability to limit results to “online” or “on shelf now,” and to organize and share bookmarked items and save searches. The latest … Continue reading

Experience unique vibe of the Music Library in Old Cabell Hall!

Guest post by UVA Librarian for Music & the Performing Arts Amy Hunsaker The Music Library has been described as a fishbowl, with its Byzantine-inspired blue carpet squares and arched ceilings. It is very quiet there, except for music that … Continue reading