The Hathi Trust Research Center offers Scholars a Sneak Preview of Research Tools!

The Hathi Trust Research Center (HTRC) is working to promote one of the hottest areas of literary research. Text-mining and non-consumptive research refer to a type of literary analysis in which the close reading of text is irrelevant. The important … Continue reading

The Library Announces New Hires!

The Library is pleased to announce four new staff additions! Shane Lin has been hired as the Scholars’ Lab Senior Developer. He holds a B.A. in Computer Science and History from the University of Texas at Austin, and earned his … Continue reading

John Casteen to Speak in Harrison-Small Auditorium on the Search for UVA Dean of Libraries

On March 24, at 4:00 p.m. in the auditorium of the Harrison Institute and Small Special Collections Library, president emeritus of UVA, John Casteen III, will give a talk on “Some of What We Learned While Seeking Our New Dean of … Continue reading

University Librarian John Unsworth Speaks about Building Partnerships for the Hathi Trust

The Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) has released videos of its Fall 2016 membership meeting. UVA Dean of Libraries John Unsworth—part of the Executive Management Group of the Hathi Trust Research Center (HTRC)—was one of the featured speakers in a … Continue reading

UVA Librarian John Unsworth Speaks about the Mission of Libraries in Radio Podcast

In a podcast recorded for the August 22 Sunday Morning Wake-Up Call on WPVC 94.7, UVA Dean of Libraries John Unsworth speaks with host Sean McCord (UVA Library AV & IT Systems Engineer) about his life in academia, about UVA’s … Continue reading

UVA Welcomes new Librarian John Unsworth!

The University welcomes John Unsworth, who begins his first full week as university librarian and dean of libraries today, June 27. Unsworth returns to the university where he earned his Ph.D. in English in 1988, and served from 1993–2003 as … Continue reading

Chronicle of Higher Education Features Incoming University Librarian and Digital Humanities Pioneer John Unsworth

UVA’s own incoming librarian John Unsworth is one of several librarians moving into new positions featured in the June 19 Chronicle of Higher Education article “3 Librarians Bring Skills in Preservation and Technological Innovation to Their New Top Roles.” Citing … Continue reading

Incoming University Librarian John Unsworth Talks to Cavalier Daily

In an April 20 article in the Cavalier Daily, the newly appointed University Librarian and Dean of Libraries, John Unsworth, sketched out some areas of interest he will be addressing when he assumes his duties in June. Unsworth says he is looking forward … Continue reading

John M. Unsworth Chosen as University Librarian and Dean of Libraries

The Library is pleased to announce that John Unsworth has been selected as the university librarian and dean of libraries at the University of Virginia. Unsworth is currently at Brandeis University, where he has been vice provost, university librarian and … Continue reading