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Due to ongoing, year-over-year inflation in the cost of journals, databases, and other information resources, combined with a flat information access budget, the University Libraries are initiating a plan to reduce spending by approximately $500,000 in fiscal year 2020-21 in...
At University Libraries, we currently employ 134 undergraduate and graduate students in multiple departments. Without our student workforce, we would be unable to provide access to essential services. On December 17, we said goodbye to December graduates during our student...
Beginning January 2, the Health Sciences Library in Tucson will be open and staffed from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Mondays through Fridays.
Manchester Film Studies is a collection of 163 books written by leading names in the field as well as one journal: Film Studies. It covers all aspects of film studies from volumes on a wide range of British, French, Spanish...
As the Student Success District becomes a reality, many have asked: “When will construction end?” The good news is that the end of University Libraries renovations is almost in sight. The Main Library is still on track for a spring...
#WeAreUAZLibraries is a bi-weekly series that introduces our staff on Facebook and Instagram . Meet Jennifer Martin! What do you do? I’m an Associate Librarian at the Health Sciences Library and the liaison to the College of Pharmacy. I support...
University of Arizona Libraries Special Collections is pleased to announce that graduate assistant Jeremy E. Thompson Jr. has been selected as an Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Kaleidoscope Program scholar. He is one of 18 master of library and...
Improvements to the user experience and search quality of PubMed have arrived. The new features include a mobile responsive layout and improved search algorithm.
University Libraries is pleased to announce the appointment of Lisa Comella as Director of Development, effective October 21, 2019. In this new position, Lisa supports both the Libraries and the University of Arizona Foundation. Lisa is an alumna of...
Want to win $1,000? Write a 300-500 word essay about how you've used the library and participate in Student Showcase . The eighth annual Katheryne B. Willock Library Research Award recognizes extensive and innovative use of the library information resources...
Verónica Reyes-Escudero, head of Special Collections, talks about working with donors, campus partners and the community.
#WeAreUAZLibraries is a bi-weekly series that introduces our staff on Facebook and Instagram . Meet Yan Han! What do you do? I work on and research scholarly publishing and digital initiatives, which include digitization, metadata, PDFs and machine learning. How...
#WeAreUAZLibraries is a bi-weekly series that introduces our staff on Facebook and Instagram . Meet Lara Miller! What do you do? Analytics & Assessment for the Libraries—I help tell the story of the impact of the library on students &...
Pidgeon Digital is derived from the Pidgeon Audiovisual collection of illustrated talks by architects and related designers, which was started in 1979 by the late Monica Pidgeon. The purpose of the series, which consists of over 274 of these illustrated...
Welcome back to campus! Major changes are afoot at the Main and Albert B. Weaver Science-Engineering Libraries as we undergo renovations for the Student Success District . Here's what you should know when you visit the Libraries this fall. The...
#WeAreUAZLibraries is a bi-weekly series that introduces our staff on Facebook and Instagram . Meet Hayri Yildirim! What do you do? I lead the Facilities, Shipping, Bindery, & Collections Maintenance team in the Libraries. How long have you worked for...
University Libraries is pleased to announce the appointment of Verónica Reyes-Escudero as the new Katheryne B. Willock Head of Special Collections . Verónica has been the Borderlands Curator in Special Collections since 2006 and has worked at the Libraries...
Do you need to take a peaceful break from the demands of school and work? Come visit the new Reflection Room at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Library . It provides a private, quiet and comfortable space for reflection...
Molly Stothert-Maurer, curator of the "Moon" exhibit at Special Collections, tells the story behind the exhibit in this guest column. The exhibit is "the only place to begin a journey into the history of the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory and...
We’re open during construction! Maker Studio renovations east of the Main Library lobby It has been a busy summer at UA Libraries. If you've visited us, you've probably noticed our exciting progress on Student Success District renovations. This project will...

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