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Inspired by Plants: The Art and Science of the Campus Arboretum Florilegium , February 13 through August 2023 flo·ri·le·gi·um / flôrəˈlējēəm: a collection of scientific illustrations documenting the plants in a special garden. A collaboration of Special Collections and...
Lavender Fields: Black Women Experiencing Fear, Agency, and Hope in the Time of COVID-19 made Ms. Magazine’s January "Reads for the Rest of Us." Published by the University of Arizona Press (UAPress), and edited by Julia A. Jordan-Zachery ,...
In celebration of Black History Month , we are showcasing on our social media accounts historical images from our Special Collections . This collection was curated by Zoe Harrison , UAL Student Employee. Connect with us! We're on Twitter ,...
In early January, Special Collections Preservation Specialist Fleur van der Woude presented a webinar: "Where Does the Mold Go? A Conservator’s Decisions about Dry-cleaning" with the Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts in their Conservator's Corner. This program...
Sage Research Methods Online is a new database University Libraries provides access to that supports researchers in every stage of their research process. Access includes up-to-date information on both qualitative and quantitative methods. Novice researchers in a variety of disciplines...
University Libraries is proud to be a sponsor of the Tucson Festival of Books again this year on March 4-5! We're also providing the spaces to host several events in Special Collections and the Main Library (Learning Studio 112,...
Join us in celebrating Black history, research and archives Frederick Douglass , (1818-1895) was an American abolitionist, social reformer, orator, writer, and statesman. Because he was born into bondage and never knew his birth date, Douglass chose to recognize...
During the early 1980s, Yolanda Herrera became the first woman to drive a delivery truck for United Parcel Service in Tucson—but some of her new colleagues made it clear that they did not want a woman in the workplace...
During the winter closure, seven new signs with a special University Libraries welcome message were installed near the entrances of Main, Weaver, and Health Sciences Libraries and Special Collections. The project's purposes: Send a unified welcoming message for all students,...
Beginning in January 2023, all National Institutes of Health (NIH) research grant and contract applicants must submit a data management and sharing plan (DMSP) —or a data management plan—as part of their application. If awarded, compliance with the approved plan...
Winter break is the perfect time to wind down and take advantage of the entertainment resources that UAL provides. Streaming now, you can scroll through many music and video options from classical music to a feature on dance production, and...
Out of this World: Afrofuturist Expressions Across Science, Art, Tech and Design The Diversity, Social Justice, and Equity Council (DSJEC) is pleased to share the 2022-2023 Black Faculty Speakers Series which will create a campus culture in which Black thought,...
Starting in January 2023, University of Arizona students, faculty, and staff can enjoy free online access to more newspapers and magazines. “We’re committed to supporting our campus community and its in-person, hybrid and online modalities,” said the library’s Senior Information Resource...