The Library’s Director of Information Policy highlights the difference between open access as a copyright choice, open access as a compliance step, and open access as a business model for commercial publishers.
This year’s theme for Open Access Week is “Community over Commercialization.” The UVA Library supports quite a few programs around open publishing, and aims to facilitate information-sharing through tools, assistance, and the power of the academic community.
Library curators put out a call this past summer for contemporary artists to create works that would explore or respond to poems by Harlem Renaissance authors. The selection committee members selected contemporary artists with connections to UVA and Charlottesville, whose work is now on display with the exhibition.
Observed each October, National Disability Employment Awareness Month celebrates the contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. Our recommendations include everything from a podcast about living with ADHD to a book on battling ableism in academia.
National Coming Out Day began in 1988 and is a holiday to embrace the LGBTQ+ community and boost its visibility in our day-to-day life. Here are some resources to deepen your knowledge, your understanding, and your research.
Check out five upcoming events for those who love art, crafting, cosplay, and Halloween. All Library events are free and open to the public.
“Out of the Drawer & On the Wall: Russell Smith’s University of Virginia From the Toll Gate” sheds new light on a painting long held in the Library's collections that captures the Academical Village from a unique vantage point.