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.
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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.
The University of Tennessee Libraries has received a certified reproduction of the United States Bill of Rights, and invites the public to a ceremony this week celebrating the donation.
UT Libraries’ Special Collections will close for several months and reopen in a new location within the John C. Hodges Library. Services and collections will be unavailable from May 6 through August 2. During the move, manuscript collections, rare books, and the university’s archives all will be inaccessible.
UT Knoxville faculty have written nearly 90 books over the last year, on topics ranging from textbooks on analytical statistics to the history of American cinema. The university recently recognized and celebrated that accomplishment with a reception held at Hodges Library, and with a new Web page featuring their books.
The University of Tennessee Women’s Coordinating Council and UT Libraries are co-sponsoring a performance of “Exposed,” a play by Jack E. Reese Writer in Residence Kali Meister, 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 8, in Hodges Library auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.
The library’s homepage says a lot about UT Knoxville. Help the UT Libraries design a virtual library that becomes an ongoing personal experience, not just a URL. Join the Virtual Library Steering Committee for a discussion of favorite Web sites and what makes homepages “rock.” The discussion takes place at noon tomorrow, March 25, in 605 Hodges Library.