UT Libraries News

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.

Colum McCann at UT’s Writers in the Library on November 2

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.

Librarian: Turn on the Lights Before Tackling this Spooky Reads List

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.

Bullying and Social Media Lunch and Learn Scheduled for October 21

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.

Digital Humanities Seminar Open to Faculty and Grad Students

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.