UT Libraries News

Text Mining: HathiTrust Releases Massive Open Dataset

The HathiTrust Digital Library has released an open dataset extracted from its collection of 13.7 million volumes that will enable novel research in history, linguistics, literary studies, economics, sociology, and many other fields. UT Libraries is a member of HathiTrust.

Fall 2016 De-Stress for Success Activities

Need some time to relax and unwind during finals? Take a break at the UT Libraries during De-Stress for Success, Multicultural Student Life’s Finals Prep or Late Night Breakfast, or the Student Success Center’s De-Stress for Success Tutoring and Supplemental Instruction.

Open Access Week: Open Textbooks

The cost of textbooks has skyrocketed in recent years, which has led some faculty to explore options in the textbook market. Open textbooks for high enrollment introductory courses are gaining momentum among instructors and students.

Open Access Week: Publish in Open Access Journals

Open access journals make research results freely available to all, without subscription costs. But not all open access journals are the same. Librarians recommend a quick way to find open access journals that meet recognized publishing standards.

Learn About 3-D Printing During Make Break at Pendergrass Library

Are you curious about 3-D printing? Have you ever wondered how to incorporate 3-D design into everyday life and classroom projects? Students, faculty, and staff are invited to Make Break, 2-3 p.m. on Thursday, November 17 in Pendergrass Library. Make Break is an interactive tour and demonstration of the library’s maker space and 3-D printing technology.

UT to Host Big Orange STEM Saturday for Educators on October 22

East Tennessee high school teachers, guidance counselors, and other education professionals are invited to learn ways they can better prepare students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields for the rigors of college life during Big Orange STEM Saturday for Educators on October 22. The free half-day event is hosted by UT Libraries and will be held at John C. Hodges Library, 1015 Volunteer Boulevard.

UT to Host Director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art Oct. 4

Johnnetta Cole, director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, will speak at the Holiday Inn World’s Fair Park at 6 p.m. Tuesday, October 4, as part of the Billie Grace Goodrich Distinguished Lecture Series sponsored by UT’s College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences. Cole’s lecture, “The Case for Diversity and Inclusion,” will take place in the Grand Pavilion Ballroom.