February is Black History Month, the annual celebration of the achievements of black Americans and their role in US history. UT is celebrating the month with a slate of events across departments. The Clarence Brown Theatre is staging A Lesson Before Dying in conjunction with Knox County Public Library’s The Big Read, and other campus offices are hosting events related to the production.
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Several events on campus today and this weekend have been canceled with organizers citing winter weather concerns.
UT leads off a semester-long celebration of poetry with readings and music by RB Morris and Matt Urmy at 7:00 p.m. Monday, January 25. The event is part of the university’s Writers in the Library readings series.
Digital media and design expert Tom Scheinfeldt, managing director of the groundbreaking September 11 Digital Archive project, will speak at the Illuminations Digital Humanities Series at 3:00 p.m. Friday, January 22.
Associate Dean of Libraries Holly Mercer will participate in the 2016-17 Leadership Fellows program sponsored by the Association of Research Libraries. Mercer is associate dean for research and scholarly communication and director of Newfound Press at UT. She is one of twenty-eight fellows selected from a pool of university professionals in the US and Canada.
What tools and websites do you use most in your research? Take a ten-minute survey that will help the UT Libraries better support faculty scholarship. Bonus: If you complete the survey, you will receive a graphical visualization of your research workflow.
UT Libraries invites all faculty to attend an informal coffee klatch between 1:30 and 3:00 p.m. Friday, January 8. Drop by for coffee, snacks, and conversation in 258 Hodges Library. Share your ideas and help develop the Libraries’ new strategic plan.
Join a workshop on “Open Scholarship: The New Rules” at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 17, in 213 Hodges Library, to find out how “open” affects your research, publication, impact metrics, and teaching.
From an irrigation pump prototype to a replica of human anatomy, 3-D printing options at the Pendergrass Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine Library are endless.
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.