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Relax and de-stress during Finals Survival Week

Take a break from studying and treat yourself to free snacks and fun in the Libraries. Kick-Off@ UA Mall
Wednesday, May 3,11 a.m.–1 p.m.
Therapy dogs Main Library Study Break Game Nights
Thursday, May 4, 6–9 p.m.
Friday, May 5, 6–8p.m.
Snacks, Xbox, coloring books, board games, therapy dogs
Academic Success Tutors provided by ThinkTank Fine Arts Library – Coffee Break
Friday, May 5,11 a.m.–1 More...

Student Research Symposium explores journalism in Latin America

Join us for a reception and presentations by students in Associate Professor Celeste González de Bustamante's U.S. Press and Latin America class. The symposium will open with a keynote by Lenin Martell.From 3:30-5:15 p.m., some students will be auctioning original photography. Keynote: “Habemus public media in Mexico?”
In 2013, a new media law was enacted in Mexico. 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...

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...

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...

"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...

Get involved in a weekly event at the iSpace

Blending new technology with support services and a collaborative environment, the iSpaceis where you can experiment with new tools, meet people, and build your skills. It is located in the Science-Engineering Library, room 212, just past the lobby. Come visit us during drop-in hours: Monday through Friday, 12-6 p.m. We also have themed days focusing on different activities: Modeling Mondays: Learn how to 3D model & scan Tuesday: Drop-in Virtural Reality Demos What'sa Wednesday: Discover tech toys Threaded Thursday: e-Textiles, Sewing & Fiber Arts Friday Tech Talks: Amazing guest speakers Additionally, you can join meetings, such as AZMakersWTF, Girls Who Code, 3D4E Printing Club, and Shut Up and Write. More...

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