Join the University in celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

This year, the main theme of the University’s Martin Luther King Day celebration is “Why We Can’t Wait,” taken from the title of King’s third book whose message, according to Kevin McDonald, UVA’s vice president for diversity equity, inclusion, and … Continue reading

The eyes have it! Video choices in Clemons Library for National Silent Movie Day

Preservationists have established September 29 as National Silent Movie Day to celebrate an art form without spoken dialogue that once flourished on the world’s movie screens. Before sound, the language of film was universal. Actors spoke with their eyes and … 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

Please bear with us: Service Interruptions as Alderman Library prepares for Renovation

As the books move out of UVA’s central grounds library into Clemons Library and Ivy Stacks to make way for renovation, public services staff will move with the books to help people find what they need. Other staff who work … Continue reading

Getting Alderman titles from Ivy Stacks is easy!

Now that Alderman Library is transferring a large part of its collection to Ivy Stacks during renovation, faculty and students will need to make requests from Ivy. The good news is that Ivy requests are easy. When you find a … Continue reading

While you were away—what’s new in the Library for Fall 2019

More than usual is new in the Library at the beginning of this fall semester, now that Alderman Library is on the verge of being transformed into a beautiful, safe, and more functional space. BOOKS ARE MOVING Before construction can … 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