Therapy Dog Ruth dispenses calmness in Brown Library at Exam time

Since 2014, Mary Brackett, senior associate with UVA’s center for Organizational Excellence, has been teaming with her Australian Shepherd/Lab mix, Ruth, to relieve student stress in libraries at exam time. The word “ruth” is defined in the dictionary as — … Continue reading

Ruth the Therapy Dog is coming to Fine Arts and Brown libraries during Exams

The Library’s favorite therapy dog, the Australian Shepherd/Lab mix Ruth, is returning to the Fine Arts Library and Brown Science & Engineering Library during exams with her human, Mary Brackett. If you’ve visited Ruth’s Facebook page, you know she wants … Continue reading

Find your study space in time for exams—Use the Library’s “Explore Study Spaces at UVA” map

Exam time is coming. Need a place to study?  Use the Library’s Explore Study Spaces at UVA map to find your space. The Library has located prime study space inside and outside the Library, both on and off the beaten … Continue reading

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

As Clemons Library Closes for the Summer, other Libraries Work to Lessen Impact

Clemons Library is closing this summer for an HVAC upgrade. The good news is that the Clemons collection will remain available. DVDs will stay in the building, protected from the heat and humidity by a stand-alone air conditioner and dehumidifier, … Continue reading

Clemons Library will Continue Service during Summer Closure

UPDATE: Fine Arts video reserves will be available for viewing during the summer 2018 session at the Fiske Kimball Fine Arts Library. For all library users: anyone who’s interested in using streaming video as an alternative to physical media may … Continue reading

The Library has Standing Desks—Try One and Do Your Body a Favor

There are some new desks in UVA libraries that serve a purpose besides just providing a place for a computer. They’re adjustable and allow Library users to work either sitting or standing. The desks are the project of Joe Tidwell, … Continue reading

Browse Titles in Multiple Libraries on One Virtual Shelf!

One of the pleasures of walking through and browsing the Library’s stacks is finding that gem you didn’t know existed but ends up being the source you rely on most. Wouldn’t it be great if you could increase your chances … Continue reading