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Special Collections invited community members to honor and celebrate the lives of their passed loved ones by contributing a photograph to its Altar de Muertos. Day of the Dead altars, or ofrendas, are a way to remember and honor...
If you love our women's basketball team, you'll really love this! Our latest pop-up exhibit takes a look from the start of the program all the way up till 2010 featuring items from the Mary Roby Papers (MS 553) and...
Main and Weaver Libraries and Special Collections will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 24 and Friday, Nov. 25. Health Sciences Library is CatCard access only for UArizona Health Sciences affiliates. Normal hours on Saturday, Nov. 26, and extended (finals) hours...
The Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records and the University of Arizona Libraries have been awarded a $290,988 National Digital Newspaper Program grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to digitize 100,000 pages of historical Arizona newspapers. This...
Looking for a laptop? Need a cable or adapter for your device? Do you need camera, audio, or video gear for a project? We’ve got you covered. Borrow technology in 3 easy steps Browse the equipment and technology to see...
Before the pandemic, University Libraries’ oral historian, Aengus Anderson , spent a lot of time interviewing Tucsonans and recording their stories. The interviews are preserved in Archive Tucson , a diverse and ever-growing collection of memories about life and work...
Alana Varner , Project Coordinator for our Mellon grant-funded Digital Borderlands project , was recognized as a member of the Community-Driven Archives (CDA) initiative team at Arizona State University Library (ASU Library) that was recently named a 2022 recipient of...
The Native American Science and Engineering Program (NASEP) is a free program that provides an opportunity for Native American, Alaskan Native, and Hawaiian Native high school students interested in pursuing a career in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) disciplines...
University Libraries Special Collections has added a new collecting area dedicated to receiving materials for its growing LGBTQI+-related collections. Read more about the Arizona Queer Archives .
In 2020, the University Libraries launched a grant program focusing on integrating library services and expertise into storytelling and data-intensive humanities scholarship, highlighting stories, people, and events from the U.S.-Mexico borderlands region. Now in the program’s third year, the Libraries...
Faculty, staff, and student employees across the University Libraries came together to launch a new collection of books in the spring semester. Books That Matter, a print collection of more than 100 titles, is connected to the Libraries' commitment to...
The University Libraries invited undergraduate and graduate students from different disciplines to submit visual displays of data to tell stories. We’re happy to announce the winners of the 2022 Data Visualization Challenge . This is the third year that the...
In 2020, the University Libraries invited university-affiliated researchers across campus to apply to a new data grant program to purchase commercially available datasets that would support their work. The program’s goal is to build a data collection for broad use...
As this semester comes to a close, it’s time to say goodbye to 26 of our student employees who are graduating this spring or summer. Student employees contribute a lot to the University Libraries every day. They sanitize our library...
We're proud to join the University of Arizona in celebrating Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) Heritage Month throughout April. In addition to sharing book recommendations, we looked back at some archived materials. Go back in time We kicked off...
The student experience at the University of Arizona involves many areas of student life: academics, social activities, health and well-being, and more. Students now have a single place to go, at the heart of campus, to find services and support...
Join President Robert C. Robbins , Senior Vice President and Provost Liesl Folks , and University Libraries Dean Shan Sutton in celebrating the completion of the distinctive nine-acre Student Success District , which includes Main Library, the Bartlett Academic...
Maps help us navigate the world in many different ways every day. One mapping project is making its way to the University of Arizona this spring. OpenStreetMap US , the organizers behind the annual national conference, State of the Map...
University Libraries is celebrating Black History Month by highlighting history, books and collections that include and represent Black communities. Tap into Special Collections to explore Black history and life Special Collections: Papers of John Robert Carter, unidentified soldier Special...
Save the date February 14 is Giving Day, an annual 24-hour fundraising effort to inspire Wildcats in the University of Arizona community to make a gift in support of students and the university. It's a great opportunity to give back...

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