Congratulations to first recipients of Affordability and Access grants!

From Judith Thomas, Director of Faculty Programs: The Library would like to announce the first faculty cohort of the Affordability and Equity program. This program, sponsored by the Jefferson Trust and offered by the University of Virginia Library, provides support to faculty who … Continue reading

Welcome to Open Access Week!

Today kicks off International Open Access Week, and this year’s theme is, “It Matters How We Open Knowledge: Building Structural Equity.” Open Access Week is a time for the international community to work together to take significant steps toward making … Continue reading

Affordability and Equity:  A program promoting the use of Open Educational Resources 

UPDATE: Deadline extended from 1/7 to 1/14 because of weather-related power outages in the Charlottesville area.  From Judith Thomas, Director of Faculty Programs: The Affordability and Equity grant program, sponsored by the Jefferson Trust and offered by the University of … Continue reading

UVA Open Access Librarian Dave Ghamandi gives views on the business of Open Monographs in article

In the article “Subscribing to Open Monographs” from a recent issue of Inside Higher Ed, UVA Open Access Librarian Dave Ghamandi gives his assessment of efforts by MIT to use an $850,000 grant from Arcadia—a charitable fund of philanthropists Lisbet … Continue reading

University of Virginia Librarian Selected as SPARC Open Education Leadership Fellow

Judith Thomas from the University of Virginia Library has been selected as a fellow in the SPARC Open Education Leadership Program, an intensive professional development program to empower library professionals with the knowledge, skills, and community connections to lead successful … Continue reading