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Find out about current and upcoming events and exhibitions at The University of Arizona Library.


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100 Years of Homecoming!

In celebration of UA Homecoming's 100th anniversary, we're highlighting the traditions, trends, places and faces found in our digitized yearbook collection. Interested in seeing how the UA Mall looked decades ago? Trying to track down a graduation photo from 1984? Or maybe who was part of the University's royal court during Homecoming decades ago? Search our collection of UA Yearbooks featuring yearbooks dating back to 1903! More...

You. Here. Boundless Opportunities.

Are you a creative thinker who is interested in reshaping the modern academic library? The University of Arizona is making a significant investment in our libraries with the hiring of eight new professional positions. If you thrive on innovation in a fast-paced environment, this is the place to be. Bring your passion, your expertise and your vision. More...

"The Wilderness Act: Arizonans Keeping It Wild for 50 Years" (exhibit)

<p>Cover illustration (detail) from &ldquo;Moulding Public Opinion To Help Save Our Trees&rdquo; by Mabel Louise Mills, 1927, Special Collections</p>A new exhibit at the University of Arizona showcases how, 50 years after becoming law, the Wilderness Act continues to benefit the American people by ensuring millions of acres of public land are available for recreation, exploration and inspiration. “The Wilderness Act: Arizonans Keeping It Wild for 50 Years” is on display from Aug. More...

UA Students: Win $1,000 in the Willock Library Research Award!

The Katheryne B. Willock Library Research Award recognizes University of Arizona students who have made extensive and innovative use of the UA library information resources and services in support of their coursework. Six awards of $1000 each will be awarded. Who's eligible to apply? UA undergraduate and graduate students who are participating in the GPSC Student Showcase are eligible. The Willock Library Research Awards will be presented at the end of the GPSC Student Showcase held on Nov. More...

Trial Database: Factiva.com

Dow Jones's Factiva.com, a premier business and general reference resource with a broad collection of sources that reach across disciplines from business and current events to communications and technology, politics, foreign policy, and more. Factiva.com combines more than 28,000 sources to give users access to premium content from 159 countries in 22 languages. More...

“American Indian Students at the University of Arizona” (exhibit)

For the more than 1,100 American Indian students enrolled at the University of Arizona, the campus is a place where tradition meets new knowledge. This exhibit, presented as a timeline, offers an examination of changing attitudes and representations of American Indian students at the University of Arizona. You’re invited to help us celebrate the opening of this exhibit - Opening reception and blessing
With special guests Carla Stoffle, Senior Associate Dean, SBS & Ofelia Zepeda, Regents’ Professor Friday, September 12
1:30 p.m. More...

Mark Your Calendars!

Interested in what's going on at the University Libraries? View our Fall 2014 event brochure (PDF) for a complete list of exhibits and public programs at Special Collections, Main & Science-Engineering libraries and the Arizona Health Sciences Library. Local author events and new publications from the University of Arizona Press are also highlighted. Subscribe to our montly eNewsletter to stay up-to-date on events, exhibits and public programs! More...

"The Documented Border" (exhibit)

<p><em>Sketch by Lawrence Gipe</em></p>“The Documented Border” exhibit and a digital archive shares original border-related research material collected and curated by University of Arizona faculty along on the US-Mexico border. This innovative open access archive documents personal stories of journalists who have been silenced and government processes that cannot be videotaped or photographed. Contributing faculty include Celeste González de Bustamante and Jeannine Relly from The Center for Border and Global Journalism and the School of Journalism, Lawrence Gipe from the School of Art, and Verónica Reyes-Escudero, borderlands curator from Special Collections, and Erika Castaño, digital archivist with the University Libraries. More...

"The Documented Border" - Opening Event with Luis Alberto Urrea

Luis Alberto Urrea, Mexican American poet, novelist, essayist and author of the national bestseller and Pulitzer Prize finalist The Devil’s Highway, delivers the keynote talk at the opening event of "The Documented Border" on Wednesday, Oct. 8 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Special Collections. A book signing follows his talk. “The Documented Border” exhibit and a digital archive shares original research material collected and curated by University of Arizona faculty on the US-Mexico border. More...

"East Meets West: A Look at Chinese Culture and Folk Art" (exhibit)

Curated by the Confucius Institute at the University of Arizona, "East Meets West" explores Chinese culture through traditional and modern expressions including: Chinese Culture Experience Electronic Media Placements Traditional Chinese Intellectual Toys Chinese Calligraphy Traditional Chinese Medicine Traditional Chinese Weapons of the Martial Arts Traditional Chinese Musical Instruments An opening celebration will be held on Saturday, April 26 from 11 - 11:30 a.m. More...

Trial Database: Apartheid South Africa, 1948-1966

Apartheid South Africa, 1948-1966, a database that makes available British government files from the Foreign, Colonial, Dominion and Foreign and Commonwealth Offices spanning the period 1948 to 1980. Access this trial database through October 13, 2014. More...

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