Hodges Library News

Library Reroofing Project to Temporarily Close Campus Roads

Campus road closures and detours are set for this week as part of a reroofing project at the John C. Hodges Library. The library will remain open and sidewalks will be open at a safe distance around the library during the work. On Friday, September 13, trucks will begin delivering construction materials at 10:00 a.m. From noon to 6:00 p.m., a portion of Melrose Avenue from Volunteer Boulevard to the International House entrance will be closed for the delivery and placement of a construction crane.

Writers in the Library: Author Adam Prince to Read from His Work on April 8

Short-story author Adam Prince will read from his work on April 8 as part of the Writers in the Library series. The reading begins at 7:00 p.m. in the Hodges Library Auditorium. It is free and open to the public. Prince is a former UT graduate student and teaching assistant. His first book, The Beautiful Wishes of Ugly Men, was published last year.

Novelist and Memoirist T Cooper to Read from His Work March 11

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T Cooper, novelist, memoirist, and short-story writer, will read from his work on March 11 as part of the Writers in the Library series. The reading will be at 7:00 p.m. in the Hodges Library Auditorium. It is free and open to the public. Cooper is the author of three novels and a memoir and editor of a short story anthology, A Fictional History of the United States (with Huge Chunks Missing).

Open House for Renovated Library Commons Showcases New Amenities

The Hodges Library Commons open house on Thursday had the festive air of a street fair, as students donned sombreros and cowboy hats and posed for pictures at a makeshift photo booth. Others perused information tables while picking up sweets and playing games along the way. The event gave library staff an opportunity to showcase the newly renovated space and the numerous amenities now under one roof to meet students’ needs.

Metro Pulse: Hodges Turns 120

This Metro Pulse story explores the legacy of late UT English department head John C. Hodges, creator of the Harbrace Handbook. The text

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UT Libraries Special Collections to Close May 6 for Move to Hodges Library

UT Libraries’ Special Collections will close for several months and reopen in a new location within the John C. Hodges Library. Services and collections will be unavailable from May 6 through August 2. During the move, manuscript collections, rare books, and the university’s archives all will be inaccessible.