US Senator Estes Kefauver of Tennessee gained national attention in the early 1950s when he chaired congressional investigations into organized crime in America. Kefauver’s records of those inquiries form the basis of Crime Documents from the Estes Kefauver Collection, one of the newest digital collections of UT Libraries.
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The campus community is invited to celebrate this year’s Life of the Mind program reading selection—Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel—by participating in a special First-Year Studies escape room in Hodges Library.
The UT Libraries is one of only eight libraries in the U.S. and Canada to receive the 2017 John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Award.
Travel back in time to the 18th century and visit with Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy as UT celebrates AustenFest April 5–7.
Corey Halaychik’s leadership in crafting agreements for the yearly licensing of electronic resources has saved the university hours of negotiations.
The Friends of the Knox County Public Library and UT’s Library Society will host novelist Amy Greene at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 23, at the East Tennessee History Center.
“The Ready for the World Music Series: Brazilian Colors” will feature an artistic and cultural artifact exhibit and reception at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, February 12, in the lobby of the Natalie L. Haslam Music Center.
Celebrate the written word of African American culture at the African American Read-In from noon to 6 p.m. Friday, February 24, in the Mary Greer Room of Hodges Library.
Ocean Vuong will read his poetry at Writers in the Library at 7 p.m. Monday, February 20, in the Hodges Library auditorium. His 2016 book Night Sky with Exit Wounds has won multiple awards.
East Tennessee nonprofit organizations are invited to register for a free workshop, February 22, on finding and accessing the latest research.