As part of the Community MLK Celebration, Tobiyah Andrews and Jennifer Harmon of the Library’s HR department organized an event to allow participants to give voice to why “Black Lives Matter.” More than 20 people related personal stories about their experiences.
Library Holds ‘Black Lives Matter’ Event (Cavalier Daily)
U.Va. Magazine interviews Bethany Nowviskie, head of the Scholars’ Lab and director of digital research & scholarship at the U.Va. Library. Bethany is a noted pioneer in the field of digital humanities.
The Council on Library and Information Resources recently awarded a two-year grant to Kara McClurken, head of the Library’s preservation services, and Andy Stauffer, Associate Professor of English, for their project, “Hidden in Plain Sight.” The project will help discover, describe and preserve unique pre-1923 books in the circulating collection.
“Hidden in Plain Sight” in the New York Times “Art and Design” section.
“‘Who shall tell the story?’: Voices of Civil War Virginia” exhibit now open at the Harrison Institute
“‘Who Shall Tell the Story?’: Voices of Civil War Virginia,” an exhibit at the University of Virginia’s Mary and David Harrison Institute for American History, Literature and Culture, focuses on how the war changed Virginia by highlighting the voices of those who directly experienced it. The exhibit runs runs through August, and admission is free.
Read the UVAToday article on the exhibit, and check out CBS 19′s coverage, including anchor Madeline Currot’s interview with Edward Gaynor, head of collection development and description in the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library.