The nation’s most highly regarded poet will visit UT Knoxville this month for a poetry reading and book-signing event. Kay Ryan, the 2008-2009 U.S. Poet Laureate, will read and talk about her poetry at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16, in the University Center auditorium. A book-signing event will follow. The event is free and open to the public.
UT Libraries News
Did you resolve to read more in 2010? If so, here are three books you might want to add to your list. These books will be featured in several upcoming events at UT Knoxville and in the Knoxville community.
Need help finding some great books for the youngsters on your holiday list? UT Knoxville might be able to help. Miranda Clark, director of UT’s Center for Children’s & Young Adult Literature, suggests five reads for children.
UT joins more than 200 sites around the globe to celebrate Open Access Week, October 19-23. Research institutes, colleges, universities and advocacy organizations will host events to express their support for free, immediate, online access to the results of scholarly research. UT’s celebration will include a screening of video contest entries on Wednesday, Oct. 21.
The University of Tennessee Libraries announces the launch of Trace: Tennessee Research and Creative Exchange, a digital repository which will expand access to the university’s intellectual capital and help preserve the creative work of its scholars and researchers.
The UT Libraries’ Special Collections have relocated to Hodges Library and will reopen on Monday, Aug. 3. Special Collections will be open to the campus community and the general public in room 121 of Hodges Library from 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
The News Sentinel ran this front-page story on a UT Libraries project to scan, digitize and post online the Civil War diary of Henry Pippitt, who was in a Union Army regiment that fought battles around Nashville as well as in other states.
Faculty, staff and students at University of Tennessee campuses across the state can now borrow library materials at any UT campus by presenting the identification card from their home institution.
UT Libraries invites faculty to participate in a focus group to assist in improving the Libraries’ main Web page. The focus group discussion session will be held from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, June 18, in Hodges Library.
The latest addition to the University of Tennessee Libraries’ digital collections provides an intimate look into the daily life of a Civil War soldier. Three journals kept by Union soldier Henry Pippitt describe life in Company G of the 104th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, which fought in battles in Nashville and Franklin, Tenn., during the American Civil War.