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New Director of Special Collections

If you were among the standing room only crowds in Special Collections at the recent Tucson Festival of Books you may have noticed Steve Hussman, the new director of Special Collections at the University of Arizona. A sign of his all-hands-on-deck philosophy, Hussman was busy chatting with guests, answering questions about the archives, directing people to exhibitor tents – even scouring his new office for the last few chairs to bring into the Reading Room. One panel in particular – ‘Eureka! More...

Trial Database: Alexander Street Press New World Cinema

Alexander Street Press New World Cinema: Independent Features and Shorts, 1990–Present. This database is an online streaming video collection of 250 full-length feature films from leading independent distributors such as Kino Lorber, First Run Features, Film Movement, MK2, and the Global Films Initiative, along with some fifty award-winning shorts. Access this trial database through April 22, 2015. More...

Trial Database: SAGE Research Methods Datasets

SAGE Research Methods Datasets, acollection of datasets that support the teaching of quantitative and qualitative analytical methods in the social sciences.These are datasets from larger national and international data sources that have been reduced in size and complexity for teaching and self-study purposes.
Access this trial database through June 5, 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...

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...

Alumnus and Ex-Governor Raúl Castro Has Died

By University Relations - Communications
Graduate of UA law school overcame obstacles to reach the highest levels of government in Arizona and as a U.S. ambassador to three countries. University of Arizona alumnus Raúl Héctor Castro, who overcame hardship and discrimination to become Arizona's only Mexican-American governor and a U.S. 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.
Subscribe to our montly eNewsletter to stay up-to-date on events, exhibits and public programs! More...

Alien Citizen: An Earth Odyssey (performance)

Who are you when you’re from everywhere and nowhere? “Alien Citizen: An Earth Odyssey” is a funny and poignant one-woman show about growing up as a dual citizen of mixed heritage in Central America, North Africa, the Middle East and New England. Elizabeth Liang, like President Obama, is a Third Culture Kid or a TCK. 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...

"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...

"Celebrating Excellence: A.E. Douglass and Tree Ring Research"

This exhibit in the Science-Engineering Library will offer a broad overview of the career of A.E. Douglass and basic information about the Laboratory for Tree Ring Research. A.E. Douglass was an astronomy professor at the University of Arizona who headed the Stewart Observatory and established the science of dendrochronology, or the study of tree rings, which can be used to determine how old various archeological sites are. More...

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