UT Libraries News

Poet Kenneth Pobo at Writers in the Library

Kenneth Pobo will read his poetry at Writers in the Library at 7:00 p.m. Monday, February 8, in the Hodges Library auditorium. Earlier in the day, Pobo will hold an author chat with students, “How to Make Your Chapbook Count,” at 2:00 p.m. in 1210-1211 McClung Tower.

University Hosting Events to Mark Black History Month

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.

Poetry Spring Kicks Off with RB Morris, Matt Urmy

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.

Canceled Due to Weather: Tom Scheinfeldt to Speak Friday

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 Selected for Leadership Fellows Program

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.

Faculty Survey on Research Tools to Support Scholarship

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.

Faculty Coffee Klatch in Library on January 8

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.

Register for Workshop on Open Scholarship

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.