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Preserve your memories at Community Digitization Day

<p><span>Family portrait from the De la Torre Family Papers (MS 420)</span></p>Español To register in advance call 520-626-8332. Bring your family’s materials related to Tucson and the surrounding borderlands areas from 1900-1970, and we will scan them for you. Each participant will retain their originals and receive a copy of their digitized materials on a USB drive. Printed materials such as letters, certificates, brochures from clubs and organizations, and church programs are types of materials rich in historical information. More...

Spring events announced

This spring, don't miss the exciting public programs at University Libraries.Highlights include the Special Collections exhibition "Visions of the Borderlands: Myths and Realities" andCommunity Digitization Day.View ournew brochure(PDF)for the complete details. More...

"Visions of the Borderlands: Myths and Realities" exhibition opens

Since the 1800’s, American popular culture has been filled with romanticized depictions about the West and the US Mexican border. These stereotypes became conventions in Western novels which typically include plots that portray conflicts between “law abiding” Americans and “blood thirsty” Indians who are typically regarded “savages” and treated as “other”. More...

Check out Friday Tech Talks in the iSpace

Friday Tech Talks are a forum for faculty and grad students to discuss experiences with a variety of technology. The focus of the series is to create conversation and communities of practice around different types of digital scholarship tools. Friday Tech Talks are from 12-1 p.m. in the iSpace (room 212 in the Science-Engineering Library). January 20 - "Experimenting with Scalar" with Stacie Widdifield and Jeffrey Banister
Art Historian and Professor in School of Art, Stacie Widdifield, in partnership with Dr. More...

Learn about the Lutheran Reformation at our Early Books Lecture

“Pamphlets and Propaganda: The Lutheran Reformation in Print” Presented by Susan C. Karant-Nunn, Director Division for Late Medieval and Reformation Studies, and Regents’ Professor of History, and Ute Lotz-Heumann, Heiko A. Oberman Professor of Late Medieval and Reformation History Karant-Nunn and Lotz-Heumann will speak on two pamphlets which were recently acquired by Special Collections as a gift in honor of the five-hundredth anniversary of the beginning of the Protestant Reformation. More...

Join us for an Early Books Lecture on Johann Reuchlin

“Johann Reuchlin’s Plea for Religious Dialogue, 1517” Presented by Tom Willard, Honors Professor of English. Willard teaches undergraduate courses in Shakespeare, literary analysis, and biblical literature as well as graduate courses in comparative literature. He specializes in the esoteric thought and writing of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. In 1517, the German lawyer and linguist Johann Reuchlin (1455-1522) published what many consider his most important book. More...

Diversity, Social Justice and Equity Council reaffirms Libraries' commitment to diversity

<p>Pictured left to right: Shannon Jones, Cheryl Neal, Ellen Lawrence-Barnes, David Mayhew, Jerry Perry, Ping Situ, Niamh Wallace, Sofia Petropoulos, Annabelle Nu&ntilde;ez, Shelly Black, Bob D&iacute;az. Not pictured: Shawna Thompson.</p>Established in the summer of 2016, the University of Arizona Libraries’Diversity, Social Justice and Equity Council (DSJEC)is charged with developing a sustainable and holistic approach to advancing diversity and inclusion for the Libraries through internal programming and assessment, advisement to leadership,and campus and community outreach. The Council, comprised of 12 faculty and staff from across the Libraries, also strives to ensure that we offer a supportive environment for our users, wheredifferent social identities are embraced. There has been keen interest in diversity at the Libraries since at least the early 1990’s, and it was recently reaffirmed as one of the Libraries' five coreMore...

Visit the Pima County Public Library Bookmobile

Stop by the Pima County Public Library Bookmobile on the Mall.The Bookmobile has been visiting campus since February 2010, and will continue to visit us on the first Tuesday of select months. The PCPL Bookmobile is a full-service, air-conditioned library in a bus. You can: Apply for a library card Checkout one of more than 6,000 books, magazines, DVDs, and books-on CD Return items checked out from any public library branch Request items from other public library branches for pick-up on the Bookmobile Get on a laptop to search the library catalog or send a quick email This academic year, the Bookmobile will be here on: September 6 October 4 November 1 February 7 March 7 April 4 May 2 More...

Get a free backrub from Stressbusters

"We've got your back." Get a free five minute backrub in the lobby of the Main Library on the following Mondays at 7 p.m. Jan 30 Feb 6, 13, 20, 27 Mar 6, 20, 27 Apr 3, 10, 17, 24 May 1 More...

Come see author Tim Z. Hernandez at our Annual Luncheon

11:30 Registration
12:00 Lunch and Keynote
1:30 Book Signing (books available for purchase) Purchase your tickets online. On a clear and cold January morning in 1948, a passenger plane caught fire over Los Gatos Canyon. The engine exploded, the left wing ripped apart from the fuselage, and more than a hundred witnesses watched as the airship spiraled out of control and crashed on the edge of the Diablo mountain range. More...

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