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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 event, which...
#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 ?...
Between tuition, textbooks, housing, groceries and other living expenses, university students experience significant financial challenges. According to a 2018 survey of students from 66 institutions , 36% said they struggled with food insecurity. Students at the University of Arizona are...
The University Libraries was honored by the Society of Human Resource Management Greater Tucson (SHRM-GT) with the Diversity & Inclusion award at their annual Celebrating Innovation in the Workplace awards event on November 1. Each year, SHRM-GT celebrates and...
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...
In 2008, library staff began volunteering to bake homemade goodies to hand out to students studying for their final exams. A few years later, a staff member contacted Pet Partners of Southern Arizona after the all-volunteer group brought their adorable,...
Michelle Boyer-Kelly has been a student worker in Special Collections for almost 10 years. She began working with us as a freshman in 2009, majored in English and Creative Writing, and received her master’s degree in American Indian Studies...

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