Past news

Dean of Libraries Shan Sutton is using the Grateful Dead's spirit to drive one of the most radical campus technology waves ever—almost 25 years after the band broke up.
The 2018 Lois Olsrud Faculty Excellence Award was awarded to Librarian Carol Howe . This award, named for a librarian who worked at the Libraries from 1966 to 1996, recognizes sustained excellence in service to and/or collaboration with faculty, students,...
Inventors at the UA Libraries developed a new e-learning platform for creating easy-to-build tutorials. Now, startup Sidecar Learning is taking it to the world.
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...
Steve 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,...
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...
#WeAreUAZLibraries is a bi-weekly series that introduces our staff on Facebook and Instagram . Meet Monique Lassere! What do you do? I am the Digital Preservation Librarian in the Office of Digital Innovation & Stewardship (ODIS) . I collaborate primarily...
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...
#WeAreUAZLibraries is a bi-weekly series that introduces our staff on Facebook and Instagram . Meet Sarah Shreeves! What do you do? I’m the Vice Dean. Access & Information Services, Technology Strategy & Services, Special Collections, and The Office of Digital...
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...
The European Journal of Politics and Gender (EJPG) is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes international, cutting-edge research in the broad field of politics and gender. EJPG is the flagship journal of the European Conference on Politics and Gender (ECPG). Trial...
Hilary Van Alsburg , Director of Development, was honored at the 31st Annual National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon on November 16 as the 2018 Outstanding Fundraising Executive. The Southern Arizona Association of Fundraising Professionals sponsors this annual...
#WeAreUAZLibraries is a bi-weekly series that introduces our staff on Facebook and Instagram . Meet Patricia Ballesteros! What do you do? I work for Access and Information Services, and my office is located in Special Collections. I manage student employees,...
What do you think of when you hear the word "history”? Abraham Lincoln's face gazing at you from your 4th grade classroom wall? A stoic fellow in a toga? A scene from Monty Python’s Quest for the Holy Grail ?...

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