Plans to Project Rotunda Planetarium began with discovery in Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library

According to an article in UVA Today, a plan by Ph.D. candidates Neal Curtis, Samuel Lemley, and Madeline Zehnder’s to project an early 19th century chart of the heavens on the inner dome of UVA’s Rotunda began when they discovered … Continue reading

Library online resource Independent Voices offers access to alternative press

The UVA Library presents Independent Voices, an open access digital collection of alternative press newspapers, magazines, and journals. Funded by donors and libraries, the database is a work-in-progress, constantly expanding to include new special collections material from academic institutions across … Continue reading

Library resource American Indian Newspapers: nearly 200 years of Native American journalism

From the earliest existing issue of the Cherokee Phoenix (1828) to present-day news about education, environmentalism, land rights, and cultural representation, researchers now have access to nearly 200 years of print journalism by and for Indigenous peoples of the United … Continue reading

Library online resource fDi Markets—the latest news on global Foreign Direct Investments

The new Library online resource fDi Markets is a comprehensive database monitoring worldwide activity of “greenfield” investments. What are greenfield investments? They’re a type of foreign direct investment (FDI) where businesses start new companies in foreign countries rather than buy … Continue reading

Works published by UVA Librarian Jean Cooper’s Shortwood Press win Phillis Wheatley Awards

Two titles published by Metadata Librarian Jean Cooper’s Shortwood Press are recipients of this year’s Phillis Wheatley book awards given to five books published within the last five years covering the topic of slavery. The awards are presented by the … Continue reading

New Library resource gives insight into Extremism and Radicalism in the 20th century

Gain insight into the history of radical and extremist movements from the beginning of the 20th century to the current decade with the Library’s new online resource, Gale’s Political Extremism & Radicalism in the 20th Century. Find previously hidden sources … Continue reading