UT Libraries News

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.

Meet Your Librarians: Information Is Their Game

Graduate students at UT often feel lost in a sea of undergrads. However, there are twenty-eight individuals at the UT Libraries who are available to help meet the needs of every graduate student.

In Memoriam: Steve Thomas

Steve Thomas, a longtime librarian at UT and a former president of the Faculty Senate, passed away on July 15.

Online Access to The Papers of Andrew Jackson Available

The Papers of Andrew Jackson Digital Edition joins a short list of prestigious editorial projects available within The American Founding Era Collection, a digital publication of the University of Virginia Press.

Independent Magazine: 10 Filmmakers to Watch in 2015: Ashley Maynor and Paul Harrill

Independent Magazine has highlighted the work of UT professors and filmmakers Ashley Maynor and Paul Harrill. The duo recently debuted a web documentary, The Story of Stuff, about grief and mourning. Read the story here. Maynor is a UT digital humanities librarian. Harrill is an associate professor in the School of Art.

In the News: Libraries New Digital Collection Showcases Smokies History

Several media outlets have highlighted the Libraries’ new online digital collection of photos and home movies of the Smokies that were taken in the 1940s, ’50s, and ’60s by a Townsend businessman. Folk songs performed by local musicians have been added to the originally silent film clips. The story appeared in outlets including the Associated

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