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Experiment with new technology at Friday Tech Talks

Come and discuss experiences from faculty regarding their usage of technology tools at our Friday Tech Talks in the iSpace. The focus of the series is to create conversation and communities of practice around different types of digital scholarship tools. September 9
R-Statistics with Jeff Oliver
Want to use R for statistical analyses, but don't know where to start? More...

Celebrate Open Access Week

The goal of every scholar is to create new knowledge that will positively impact the world. But that impact can be muted if access is constrained or if research results can’t be replicated. On the occasion of International Open Access Week, members of our academic community are providing opportunities to explore these issues. 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...

Learn about the "USS Arizona: Memorials and Memories"

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<p>Training Crew at San Diego Naval Training Center Before Being Sent for Duty on the USS Arizona, 85-9-5,1936, USS Arizona Collection, AZ 517, Box 30, Folder 6</p>
</div>"Remembering and Forgetting with Memorials"
Associate Professor Susan Crane, UA Department of History Students and visitors alike are often unaware that there are two highly visible war memorials on the University of Arizona campus, each commemorating aspects of the twentieth century’s largest conflicts. How do memorials participate in both remembering and forgetting major events or historical personages? More...

Learn about library resources through Think Tank workshops

We continue our parternship with Think Tank to offer workshops targed to graduate and professional students. Join us in room A112 on the first floor of the Main Library. Workshops are held on the following Tuesdays at 2PM: September 20
"Jump Start Your Library Research:Strategies for Grad Student Success"
withPing Situ October 25
"Manage Your Citations with EndNote"
withMaribeth Slebodnik November 8
"Manage Your Citations with RefWorks"
withJeanne Pfander November 15
"Making Your Data Work For You"
withChris Kollen 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...

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...

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...

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...

Get a backrub from Stressbusters

Take the time to relax by treating yourself to a free backrub. TheUA Stressbustersvolunteers return to the Main Library to help you de-stress. Sponsored byUA Campus Health, the student-led group gives free five-minute backrubs in an effort to reduce anxiety. Learn more about them in this Arizona Daily Wildcatstoryand this Arizona Public Mediavideo. Stressbusters fall visits are scheduled for the following Mondays: October 10, 17, 24, 31 November 7, 14, 21, 28 December 5 All visits will run from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. More...

Take programming and business workshops with InnovateUA

InnovateUA Workshops occur each Wednesday from 6-7 PM at the iSpace in the Science-Engineering Library.InnovateUA is a student-led innovation and entrepreneurship hub, connecting students to resources and providing opportunities to make their ideas a reality. August 31
Generative Art with the Processing Environment withSteven Eiselen September 7
HTML/CSS and Python Programming Series September 14
Finding Your Target Market with Theresa Fischer October 5
HTML/CSS and Python Programming Series October 19
HTML/CSS and Python Programming Series November 2
HTML/CSS and Python Programming Series November 16
HTML/CSS and Python Programming Series November 30
HTML/CSS and Python Programming Series Look for future workshops on: Starting and managing a small business Business Etiquette for young professionals Talking with your customers and investors Basics of business law for small businesses Google AdWords and Analytics More...

Visit the "Pictures of Nursing" exhibition

The University of Arizona Health Sciences Library is pleased to present The National Library of Medicine's traveling exhibition, "Pictures of Nursing: The Zwerdling Postcard Collection." This exhibit explores a unique archive of 2,588 postcards and over 100 yearsof images of nurses and the nursing profession from around the world, investigating the hold these images exert on the public imagination—then and now. More...

Science-Engineering Library will close January 13-15

The Science-Engineering Library will be closed January 13-15, 2017 for aspecial event. Friday, 1/13: Closes early at 5 p.m. Saturday, 1/14: Closed Sunday, 1/15: Opens at 12 p.m. Request materials online withExpress Retrieval. Main, Fine Arts and Health Sciences Libraries will be open regularhoursduring this time. More...

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