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Calendar of events and exhibitions


Check out summer workshops in iSpace

Attend Tuesday summer workshops in iSpace, and join our growing maker community. Each workshop is from 1-2pm, and is followed by an open lab from 2-4pm.iSpace is located in the Science-Engineering Library. RSVP online,and ifyou need to borrow a laptop, let us know. June 7 - Wearables & E-Textiles Fundamentals
Presenter: Maggie Melo Do you have an electronic wearable idea, but unsure how to start? More...

University of Arizona and OpenStax promote free textbooks

University of Arizona has announced it is one of 11 schools chosen to participate in a strategic partnership with OpenStax to encourage use of free, peer-reviewed textbooks on campus. An initiative of Rice University, OpenStax offers 19 free college-level textbooks in the areas of math, science, the social sciences, and humanities. University of Arizona was chosen to participate in the strategic partnership program after a rigorous application process that included demonstrating a willingness to drive adoption of open educational resources (OER) on their campuses. More...

Fall events announced

Looking forward to our upcoming events and exhibits? We have another exciting semester of public programs at Special Collections, Main, Science-Engineering and the Health Sciences Libraries. Download our fall events brochure or pick one up at the Main Library or Special Collections. The complete listing also includes new releases and author events from the University of Arizona Press. You can also subscribe to our monthly newsletter to receive event reminders and to see photos and recordings. More...

Faculty Senate passes open access policy

The University of Arizona Faculty Senate passed an open access policy calling on UA faculty to deposit their final peer-reviewed manuscript in the UA Campus Repositoryonce it is accepted in a scholarly journal. The UA Campus Repository is a digital collection representing the intellectual output of the UA, including dissertations and yearbooks, and is managed by University Libraries. More...

Summer hours begin

During the summer, all locations observe shorter hours. Please note the following changes, effective May 16-August 21: Main Library
Sunday 9:00am - 11:00pm
Monday-Thursday 7:30am - 11:00pm
Friday 7:30am -9:00pm
Saturday 9:00am -9:00pm Science and Engineering
Sunday 9:00am - 11:00pm
Monday-Thursday 7:30am - 11:00pm
Friday 7:30am - 6:00pm
Saturday 9:00am -6 :00pm Fine Arts
Sunday-Friday 1:00pm -5:00pm Closed
May 14-15
May 30, Memorial Day
July 4, Independence Day View our complete hours. More...

Watch a film from one of our databases

Whether you're at home or traveling, you have access to thousands of streaming films. Just login with your NetID to one of these databases when you're off-campus. Kanopy Streaming Video
Kanopy has one of the largest collections of films in the world, which includes award-winning documentaries, training films and theatrical releases. More...

Free, online course teaches research strategies for graduate students

Do you want to improve your abilities to search, locate, and manage information? How about learning more about the legal and ethical issues of information access and use? Then register for the new D2L course - Graduate Information Research Strategies! (Find it in the Self Registration section, linked in the red bar at the top right of your D2L home page.) This free, online course was designed by University of Arizona librarians, and is open to graduate students and researchers in all departments and disciplines. More...

Learn about "The USS Arizona: A Living Memorial"

Dr. James P. Delgado, an underwater archeologist who participated in the early archaeology dives on USS Arizona and USS Utah in the 1980s, will share his unique perspective as part of programming to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor. He authored the national landmark study of USS Arizona and USS Utah and is a co-author of Pearl Harbor Recalled and USS Arizona. More...

University of Arizona Press picks for your summer reading list

This summer, catch up on these new, must-read titles from our partner, The University of Arizona Press: Poetry of Resistance: Voices for Social Justiceoffers a poetic call for tolerance, reflection, reconciliation, and healing. Bringing together more than eighty writers, the anthology powerfully articulates the need for change and the primacy of basic human rights. More...

Experience "The Life and Legacy of the USS Arizona"

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<p>USS Arizona at Sea with Unidentified Ships in Background, circa 1927, USS Arizona Collection</p>
</div>The USS Arizona, named in honor of our state’s acceptance into the Union, was a major casualty in the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. This exhibit commemorates the 75th anniversary of that tragic event and honors the 1177 crewmen and officers who gave their lives in the line of duty. More...

Come to the Library Cats Tech Breakfast during Homecoming

Check out what's new at the Libraries during Homecoming. We'll be honoring Rhonda McKearney who started our technology lendingprogram ten years ago as an ASUA Senator. You’ll have the opportunity to try out the latest technologies from virtual reality to 3D scanning and printing. A free continental breakfast will be served. More...

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