UT Libraries News

Erin Elizabeth Smith Named Writer-in-Residence

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Erin Elizabeth Smith, poet, professor, and creative director for Sundress Academy for the Arts at Firefly Farms, will serve as the Jack E. Reese Writer-in-Residence at UT for the 2016-17 academic year.

Digital Humanities: Tom Scheinfeldt to Speak Friday

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Digital media and design expert Tom Scheinfeldt, who was managing director of the groundbreaking September 11 Digital Archive project, will speak at the Illuminations Digital Humanities Series at 3:00 p.m. Friday, April 22.

Ashley Maynor Named “Mover and Shaker” in Library World

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Digital humanities librarian Ashley Maynor has been named a “mover and shaker” in the library world. In its March 15 issue, Library Journal profiled fifty-four up-and-coming information professionals who are shaping the future of libraries. Maynor was recognized as a tech leader for developing new ways for university scholars to share their research in innovative digital forms, as well as helping grieving communities to confront gun violence through transmedia storytelling.