Eliza Gilligan’s job is to keep the University’s vast treasure trove of scholarly materials “usable, movable, durable [and] functional” for future students and researchers.
In the 1990s, Gilbert Bland Jr. stole rare maps from libraries across the country. This is the story of how a UVA investigator brought him to justice.
How does a book get from the Ivy Stacks to you? Follow a book along its journey.
Bethany Nowviskie, director of digital research & scholarship at the UVA library and director of the Scholars' Lab, discusses digital storytelling and what the online age has meant for the humanities.
UVA English professor Andrew Stauffer is on a national mission to encourage readers to take a closer look at what's scribbled in the margins of books.
In a small, windowless room in the Fiske Kimball Fine Arts Library, a new library collection is growing. The room’s shelves are lined with boxes of all...
Publish a scholarly book and, absent a flood or other disaster, chances are it will last as long as a library has space for it—long enough to...
Citizen scientists help the UVA library and Mountain Lake Biological Station transcribe 7,000 botany records.
The McGregor Library is a treasure trove of American history housed "under Grounds."
What if an author donates a collection of work on a floppy disk? Or a hard drive that only runs Frogger and WordPerfect?
A new blog from Special Collections highlights some of the library's 16 million objects.
["Borges in Charlottesville," Summer 2012] was a most enjoyable and informative article. It lacks only fuller references to the invaluable contributions of Jared Loewenstein to the...
Gretchen Gueguen, a digital archivist in the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, was out of the office in the days immediately following President Sullivan's resignation. But...
New blog documents the Civil War in letters, day by day, exactly 150 years later.