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The University of Arizona Health Sciences Library Special Collections has been relocated to the Main Library Special Collections to improve the access and preservation of health sciences-related archival and historical collections. In 2014, the Health Sciences Library was integrated into...
Stephen Bosch has received the 2019 Ross Atkinson Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS), a division of the American Library Association (ALA). The award honors the memory of Ross Atkinson, a distinguished library...
Nicole Pagowsky and the Critical Librarianship and Pedagogy Symposium (CLAPS) have received a 2019 Special Certificate of Recognition and Appreciation from the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Instruction Section. This award recognizes individuals who...
Every spring, Special Collections hosts the Early Books Lecture Series where University of Arizona scholars explore the treasure trove of medieval texts held by the University Libraries. The series was founded by Albrecht Classen , University Distinguished Professor and Undergraduate...
#WeAreUAZLibraries is a bi-weekly series that introduces our staff on Facebook and Instagram . Meet Octavio (Tavo) Fuentes! What do you do? I am the Libraries’ Assistant Dean, Finance and Administration. I lead the great, professional, and dedicated folks that...
Arcadian Library Online enables easy exploration of the rich holdings of the Arcadian Library, revealing the shared cultural heritage of Europe and the Middle East across the course of a millennium. Images are displayed in high resolution, full colour and...
Congratulations to our 2019 Katheryne B. Willock Library Research Award recipients: Margherita Berti, Elif Burhan, Srujitha Marupuru, Erin Pelley, Tala Shahin and Sean Tomlinson. This eighth annual award of $1,000 recognizes students who use library services and resources for their...
We are thrilled to announce that major library renovations are underway for the Student Success District. This university initiative will transform the Main Library, the Albert B. Weaver Science-Engineering Library, Bear Down Gym, and a new four-story building into...
At University Libraries, we collect gate counts and usage numbers to improve our services and to better inform our decision making. In the 2018 calendar year, many of you visited our five library locations , reserved study rooms , and...
Associate Dean Jerry Perry has been selected as an Academic Champion by the Office of the Provost. This program invites colleges and units to nominate a faculty member who has received a significant award or recognition. University Libraries Dean Shan...
Jeff Oliver is our Data Science Specialist, fostering data and computational literacy across campus. As part of the Carpentries organization, he helps researchers and information professionals develop data skills. Jeff explains what Library Carpentry is and how it works...
Rebecca Blakiston , our User Experience Strategist, explains how listening to our library users helps us make their experiences better. The project We replaced Millennium and Summon with Alma and Primo in July as our library services platform and primary...