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


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“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...

"The Documented Border" (exhibit)

<p><em>Illustration 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, Verónica Reyes-Escudero, borderlands curator from Special Collections, and Erika Castaño, digital archivist with the University Libraries. More...

Trial Database: Empire Online

Empire Online, a resource useful for undergraduates, postgraduates, academics and researchers to explore colonial history, politics, culture and society. Material in the collection spans five centuries, charting the story of the rise and fall of empires from the explorations of Columbus, Captain Cook, and others, right through to de-colonisation in the second half of the twentieth century and debates over American Imperialism. There is a good balance between highly indexed manuscript and full text printed material, with a broad range of document types written by women and men from the European and non-European perspective. More...

100 Years of UA Cooperative Extension (event)

Join us at 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on the front patio of the Science-Engineering Library to celebrate the Centennial of UA Cooperative Extension! Enjoy healthy treats from the Garden Kitchen and Blender Bike, learn about some of the latest gadgets for tracking your physical activity, find out about water safety and education, our fantastic 4-H programs and learn how Cooperative Extension has shared practical, science-based solutions to address Arizona’s agricultural, health and economic challenges. At 1:30 p.m., More...

Trial Database: The Marketing and Management Collection

The Marketing and Management Collection that includes over 800 specially prepared audio-visual lectures, organised into 70 comprehensive series and delivered by principals, managers and advisors from the business world and from leading academics. It makes available a wide range of detailed, practical knowledge on subjects as diverse as Change Management, Strategy as Practice, Organizational Behaviour, Business Ethics, Information Technology, Bargaining and Negotiations, Business Continuity and Risk Management, Data Mining, Branding and Product Specialisation in Hotels, Bayesian Analysis, Sport Marketing, Pharmaceutical Marketing, and Supply Chain Management. Access this trial database through December 31, 2014. 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...

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...

"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. in the Integrated Learning Center, Room 120. A book signing and reception in Special Collections follows the 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...

Trial Database: Global Commodities

Global Commodities, aresource that brings together manuscript, printed and visual primary source materials for the study of global commodities in world history. The commodities featured in this resource have been transported, exchanged and consumed around the world for hundreds of years. 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...

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...

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...

12th Annual Home Movie Day / Tucson's 3rd Annual (event)

Dust off your old home movie reels and bring them to the University of Arizona on Saturday, October 18 for expert inspection, preservation recommendations and a screening of local home movies. Hosted by Special Collections and the Department of English, Tucson’s celebration of Home Movie Day will be held from 10 a.m. More...

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