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Trial Database: Dictionary of American Regional English

Dictionary of American Regional English (DARE). DARE is different from other dictionaries in that it does not include words that are commonly used throughout the United States, but rather focuses on the regional aspects of our language, documenting words, phrases, and pronunciations that vary from one place to another. Access this trial database through May 1, 2015. More...

Trial Database: Film & Television Literature Index with Full Text

Film & Television Literature Index with Full Text, an essential resource for film and television research. The database is a comprehensive bibliographic and full-text resource covering the entire spectrum of television and film. Film & Television Literature Index with Full Text includes cover-to-cover indexing, abstracts for over 400 publications, selected coverage of 300, and full text for more than 150 journals and books. More...

Trial Database: Digitalia Film Library

Digitalia Film Library, a film on stream service for libraries with a wide range of quality cinema and documentary collections. Access this trial database through April 16, 2015. More...

Make it Real – Print in 3D!

With 3D Printing you can rapidly turn your ideas and designs into real, working prototypes. Located in the Main Library, our MakerBot Replicator uses digital models to fabricate three-dimensional objects one layer at a time. A new service at the University Libraries, 3D Printing is available to everyone with priority for UA students, faculty, and staff. Read more for information about cost, file types, turnaround time, and 3D Modeling resources. More...

Trial Database: Routledge Handbooks Online

Routledge Handbooks Online, a resource with more than 300 handbooks with peer-reviewed research articles on a variety of topics in 18 broad subject areas in the Social Sciences, Humanities, Education, Business, and more. Chapters in each handbook can be searched, viewed as HTML, or downloaded as PDFs. Access this trial database through April 18, 2015 More...

"Celebrating Excellence: Women in Anthropology" (exhibit)

A new exhibit at the Main Library celebrates two great occasions – the centennial anniversary of the UA School of Anthropology and Women’s History Month – by exploring the seminal work, impact, and achievements of women in the field of anthropology. Through biographical profiles, photographs, studies, and monographs covering gender, race, and feminism in anthropology, “Celebrating Excellence: Women in Anthropology” highlights the contributions of seven influential American female anthropologists. More...

Public Library Bookmobile @ UA

Want a copy of the latest best seller? Need to catch up on some leisure reading and DVD viewing? Running short on time and can’t make it to your local public library branch? We’ve got a solution! Visit the Pima County Public Library Bookmobile to:
-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 SPRING 2015 DATES
-February 3
-March 31
-May 5 For more information visit www.library.pima.gov More...

"Celebrating Excellence: 100 Years of UA Anthropology" (exhibit)

A new exhibition in Special Collections celebrates the 100th anniversary of the founding of the University of Arizona School of Anthropology. “Celebrating Excellence: 100 Years of UA Anthropology” features a variety of historical material including photos, original documents, pamphlets, articles and books related to the school and its impact on our campus and community. More...

Trial Database: Human Rights Studies Online

Human Rights Studies Online, an online resources where you’ll find primary and secondary textual and video sources that document, analyze, and interpret major human rights violations and atrocity crimes worldwide. Human Rights Studies Online includes diaries, letters, photographs, television footage, government reports, and more. Access this trial database through April 4, 2015. More...

"Celebrating Excellence: Women in UA Anthropology" (talk)

Join us for the second talk accompanying two concurrent exhibitions: “Celebrating Excellence: Women in Anthropology,” on display in the Main Library, and "Celebrating Excellence: 100 Years of UA Anthropology," on display in Special Collections. In this panel discussion, four distinguished female faculty members from the UA School of Anthropology share their perspectives on the impact of their research and their professional experiences in the field of anthropology. Panel Speakers Jennifer Roth-Gordon, Associate Professor, Anthropology Stacey Tecot, Assistant Professor, Anthropology Marcela Vásquez-León, Associate Professor, Anthropology & Associate Research Anthropologist, Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology (BARA) Mary Voyatzis, Professor, Anthropology RSVP to attend this event Related Coverage
UA News | School of Anthropology Celebrates Centennial More...

Trial Database: U.S. Intelligence on Europe

U.S. Intelligence on Europe, a collection of over 4,000 formerly classified U.S. government documents that provides a comprehensive survey of the U.S. intelligence community’s activities in Europe, including Eastern Europe, Turkey, and Cyprus, covering the time period from the end of World War II to the fall of the Iron Curtain and beyond. Access this trial database through April 13, 2015. More...

Mark your calendars!

Interested in what's going on at the University Libraries? View our Spring 2015 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.
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Early Books Lecture Series: "The Paper Roads"

"The Paper Roads: Typology of Paper in Early Manuscripts from Central Asia" with Agnieszka Helman-Wazny, Research Associate, Dendrochronology, Tree Ring Laboratory This talk explores the early history of paper in Central Asia based on systematic, codicological, and microscopic studies of collections found in Dunhuang, Turfan, and other places along the Silk Roads. The objects in this study, a total of 350 Chinese, Tibetan and other manuscripts, are drawn from the Stein Collection kept at the British Library in London, UK, the Turfan collection in the Berlin Brandenburg Academy of Sciences (BBAW) and the Berlin State Library (BSL), Germany; the Pelliot collection in the Bibliothèque Nationale de France in Paris; and the Oldenburg collection in the Institute of Oriental Manuscripts in St. More...

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