Past news

UA faculty gathered last week to assess the impact of the UA's Open Access Policy in its first year. The policy, approved by the Faculty Senate last year, aims to expand access to UA scholarly and research outputs by calling...
University Distinguished Professor Albrecht Classen talks about how Special Collections supported his research by acquiring a facsimile of the German epic Nibelungenlied . "I just could not believe it. It's an incredible treasure."
Amy Fountain, Associate Professor of Linguistics, talks about how the UA Libraries subscribed to a database to support her teaching and research. "They kept me posted the whole way through and they got it done as fast as it could...
In a 2016 survey by Florida Virtual Campus, 66.5 percent of Florida college students reported not purchasing the required textbook for a class due to cost. They also said the price of required textbooks had caused them to take fewer...
Through an agreement between the UA and Adobe Systems, which came with a $100,000 gift to the UA, students will have access to Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Adobe Premiere Pro, Dreamweaver and more.
Paula Johnson joins the UA Libraries as the Librarian for the College of Engineering.
Katheryne (Kate) Brooks Kay Willock, who has been an ardent supporter of the Libraries since 2002, passed away on January 4, 2017 at Tucson Medical Center. Kate established the Katheryne B. Willock Director of Special Collections Endowment, currently held by...
Established in the summer of 2016, the University of Arizona Libraries’ Diversity, Social Justice and Equity Council (DSJEC) is charged with developing a sustainable and holistic approach to advancing diversity and inclusion for the Libraries through internal programming and assessment,...
The sixth 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...
During Homecoming, we honored alumna Rhonda McKearney, who started our technology lending program 10 years ago as an ASUA Senator. Rhonda’s parents, Graham and Kathleen Tubbs, have generously supported the tech lending initiative from the start. At Homecoming, they made...
Congratulations to Cameron Wiles, recipient of this year's Naomi and Samuel Greenfield Endowed Scholarship . Established through the generosity of long-time librarian Louise Greenfield and her husband, Simon Rosenblatt, the award honors the exceptional kindness her parents demonstrated throughout their...
The University is a new partner with Rice University in promoting open educational resources to students as a cost-savings measure.

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