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The Afghan Serials Collection includes over 45 titles published from the early 1970s to the late 1990s, a critical period for the history of Afghanistan. The collection documents the breadth of Afghanistan's political epochs through newspapers and journals, published by...
The seventh annual Katheryne B. Willock Library Research Award recognizes extensive and innovative use of the library information resources and services by University of Arizona students in support of their research. Six awards of $1000 each will be awarded to...
For spring 2018, we have an exciting semester of public programs at Special Collections, Main, Science-Engineering and the Health Sciences Libraries. Download our new events brochure or pick one up at the Main Library or Special Collections. The complete listing...
Search digitized archives of thousands of newspapers from around the United States and from Canada, the UK and Ireland, and Australia. Date coverage, from the early 1700s to the early 2000s, varies by title. Trial period: November 21 - December...
Victor Piscitello talks about how UA Libraries faculty visit his undergraduate and MBA courses to help students improve their research.
Eric Lyons, an Assistant Professor in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, talks about partnering with the UA Libraries to survey the state of data science education needs at the University of Arizona. "One of the key outcomes that...
Charlette Padilla, Assistant Professor of Practice, Retailing and Consumer Sciences, talks about how the UA Libraries supported her teaching goals and helped her students grow as researchers.
Linda Shaw, Professor of Disability and Psychoeducational Studies, shares a story about how the UA Libraries helped her first-year graduate students prepare for writing professional research papers.
Pearce Paul Creasman is an Associate Professor of Anthropology & Dendrochronology, as well as Curator at the Tree-Ring Lab. In this video, he talks about working with our Office of Digital Innovation and Stewardship (ODIS) to make journals and data...
Congratulations to Leia Linn, recipient of this year's Naomi and Samuel Greenfield Endowed Scholarship. Established through the generosity of long­time librarian Louise Greenfield and her husband, Simon Rosenblatt, the award honors the exceptional kindness her parents demonstrated throughout their lives...
The World Religion Database (WRD) contains detailed statistics on religious affiliation for every country of the world. It provides source material, including censuses and surveys, as well as best estimates for every religion to offer a definitive picture of international...
The Japan Times is the country's oldest English-language newspaper. Its Digital Archive includes every issue of the newspaper published between 1897 and 2016. Trial period: October 11 - November 12, 2017 Please send your feedback to: Ping Situ Try The Japan Times Digital Archive
Substantive, peer-reviewed, and regularly updated, articles in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics examines the evolution and/or structure of research programs and their dynamics, the questions, tensions, and puzzles that drive research, and the interaction between theory, method, and empirics...
Underground and Independent Comics, Comix, and Graphic Novels is the first-ever scholarly online collection for researchers and students of adult comic books and graphic novels. This multi-part resource covers the full spectrum of this visual art form, from pre-comics code...
POLITICO Pro serves people on the front lines of policy. Building on POLITICO’s strong reporting foundation, Pro taps into expert knowledge and uses the best tools to serve policy professionals. At their core are reporters who dig deep into policy...
The Thesaurus Linguae Latinae is not only the largest Latin dictionary in the world, but also the first to cover all the Latin texts from the classical period up to about 600 A.D. 31 academies, and scholarly societies from 23...
In 2015, Rhetoric, Composition, and the Teaching of English PhD student Maggie Melo attended several hackathons and noticed that they were mostly attended by men. Hackathons offer the challenge of working in an intensely focused way on a technology project...
A new UA Special Collections exhibit shows that even the covers of books were altered, often to reflect the habits or motives of their owners during a time of religious fervor.
Are you a graduate student or early career academic professional who’s passionate about opening up access to educational and scholarly resources? Keen on being part of a community that’s dedicated to and engaged in OA advocacy? Then OpenCon 2017 (November...
This fall, we have an exciting semester of public programs at Special Collections, Main, Science-Engineering and the Health Sciences Libraries. Download our new events brochure or pick one up at the Main Library or Special Collections. The complete listing also...

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