Steve Smith, dean of libraries, was elected to the Board of Directors of the Association of Research Libraries at the Association’s October meeting. ARL is a nonprofit organization of 124 research libraries in the US and Canada.
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An exhibit of rare books at Hodges Library contains examples of marginalia from over the centuries. The display bears witness to the reader’s abiding urge to respond to the author’s words or otherwise personalize a text.
Internationally acclaimed writer Colum McCann will read from his work as part of the Writers in the Library series at 7:00 p.m. Monday, November 2. The event will be held in the Lindsay Young Auditorium of Hodges Library, and is free and open to the public.
The best stories have the power to stay in our thoughts long after we’re done reading. And some stories have the power to keep us up at night, sleeping with the lights on, and checking under the bed. For those readers who love a thrilling fright, Humanities Services Librarian Chris Caldwell shares his favorite spooky stories just in time for Halloween.
Join Ferlin McGaskey, assistant director of the Tennessee Teaching and Learning Center, for a discussion on bullying and social media from noon to 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 21, in Hodges Library Room 605. The event is part of the Lunch and Learn Series sponsored by Office for Diversity and Inclusion and the Libraries’ Diversity Committee.
Illuminations: A Digital Humanities Seminar offers workshops, guest speakers, and presentations by UT’s digital scholars and is open to all faculty and graduate students. The seminar’s Friday, October 16, meeting is a workshop on using Omeka for digital scholarship projects.
Krista Cox will speak about the Marrakesh Treaty from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 20, in the Hodges Library auditorium.
The School of Music kicks off the Ready for the World Music Series with the music of Latin America on Sunday, October 11, at the Natalie L. Haslam Music Center.
The UT Libraries is in the midst of a marketing campaign with a very simple message to convey to students: there’s a UT librarian who specializes in your subject area.
With a new semester under way, UT Libraries would like to share new features available to students, faculty, and staff.