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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...
Pressbooks offers a user-friendly way to publish books, guides, and other texts (for online use or printing). Anyone at the University of Arizona can sign up for a free account. Featuring a variety of templates and plug-ins, Pressbooks easily integrates...
At the University of Arizona, educational excellence to create tomorrow’s leaders is the driving force behind the Student Success District, a new, four-building constellation that aims to transform the way Wildcats learn. The Winter 2022 issue of the Arizona Alumni...
During finals week, Pet Partners of Southern Arizona brought therapy animals to the Main Library for a few hours to help students de-stress. More than 100 people showed up. Jackson Whether they were studying for exams or writing papers, students...
Our student employees help keep the libraries open, respond to questions and requests, maintain our archives, publish books, and so much more. We're incredibly proud of our graduating students who are moving on to their next chapter. Thank you for...
This year marks the 80th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. A one-of-a-kind exhibit dedicated to the USS Arizona battleship that was destroyed in a surprise military strike by the Imperial Japanese Navy on December 7, 1941, is getting...
Researchers often can't find free data sources that meet their needs. As a result, they have to find funding from their department or through grant funding to purchase data. But what if grants are competitive or aren't available to purchase...
Associate Dean Jerry Perry was honored by the Association for Academic Health Sciences Libraries (AAHSL) with the Gerald J. Oppenheimer Cornerstone Award at the annual business meeting on November 3. Perry was recognized for his service to AAHSL and...
Congratulations to Cassandra Sillik , Jacqueline Larson , and Julie Fonseca , who were awarded a 2021 Naomi and Samuel Greenfield Endowed Scholarship ! This annual $1,000 scholarship for library student employees was established by long-time librarian Louise Greenfield...
The Library of Congress , the world’s largest library, recently awarded a $83,226 grant to the University Libraries. This funding will bring our library and archival experts together with a multidisciplinary group of University of Arizona faculty to create teaching...
University Libraries is pleased to announce the appointment of Ethan Henderson as our Director of Development. Ethan brings an impressive record of experience and accomplishments in academic library fundraising and donor relations. Before joining our team in August, he...
Note: New proposal development workshop dates added on Jan. 14 and Jan. 21. The University of Arizona Libraries invite faculty, scholars, and interdisciplinary teams from the university to submit applications for the second round of grants to support research and...
University Libraries' commitment to the value of openness is evident, literally and figuratively, in two initiatives: the Research Data Repository, known as ReDATA, and CATalyst Studios, a makerspace located in the Main Library. Read our recent story in Lo Que...

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