UT Libraries News

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.

Meet Your Librarians: Information Is Their Game, Part 2

There are twenty-eight individuals at the UT Library who are available for the needs of every individual graduate student. This is the second installment of a five-part series that will highlight each of the twenty-eight subject specific librarians to familiarize students with their subject matter and expertise.

Centuries-Old Marginalia in Rare Books on Display at Library

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.

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.