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University of Arizona Giving Day is an annual 24-hour fundraising initiative to support generations of future Wildcats. Our Giving Day efforts focus on the University of Arizona Press, Special Collections, and the Health Sciences Library. UA Press Director’s Fund...
Inspired by Plants: The Art and Science of the Campus Arboretum Florilegium , February 13 through August 2023 flo·ri·le·gi·um / flôrəˈlējēəm: a collection of scientific illustrations documenting the plants in a special garden. A collaboration of Special Collections and...
In early January, Special Collections Preservation Specialist Fleur van der Woude presented a webinar: "Where Does the Mold Go? A Conservator’s Decisions about Dry-cleaning" with the Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts in their Conservator's Corner. This program...
In celebration of Black History Month , we are showcasing on our social media accounts historical images from our Special Collections . This collection was curated by Zoe Harrison , UAL Student Employee. Connect with us! We're on Twitter ,...
Sage Research Methods Online is a new database University Libraries provides access to that supports researchers in every stage of their research process. Access includes up-to-date information on both qualitative and quantitative methods. Novice researchers in a variety of disciplines...
This Snow pop-up exhibit showcases the rare times it's snowed on campus over the years. Because snow is uncommon in Tucson, when we do get it, enjoying it seems instinctual. These Wildcats made most of the opportunity to make...
University Libraries is proud to be a sponsor of the Tucson Festival of Books again this year on March 4-5! We're also providing the spaces to host several events in Special Collections and the Main Library (Learning Studio 112,...
Join us in celebrating Black history, research and archives Frederick Douglass , (1818-1895) was an American abolitionist, social reformer, orator, writer, and statesman. Because he was born into bondage and never knew his birth date, Douglass chose to recognize...
During the early 1980s, Yolanda Herrera became the first woman to drive a delivery truck for United Parcel Service in Tucson—but some of her new colleagues made it clear that they did not want a woman in the workplace...
Beginning in January 2023, all National Institutes of Health (NIH) research grant and contract applicants must submit a data management and sharing plan (DMSP) —or a data management plan—as part of their application. If awarded, compliance with the approved plan...
During the winter closure, seven new signs with a special University Libraries welcome message were installed near the entrances of Main, Weaver, and Health Sciences Libraries and Special Collections. The project's purposes: Send a unified welcoming message for all students,...
The University Libraries' Diversity, Social Justice and Equity Council 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. Our...
These locations will be closed on Monday, Jan. 16, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day : CATalyst Studios Main Library Special Collections Weaver Science Engineering Library Health Sciences Library will be accessible with CATcards only. Normal hours resume...
Howard Weiss describes his experience as an officer of a Titan II nuclear missile crew in the late 1960s. Tucson was chosen as the ideal spot for missiles, he said, "because of the natural protective barriers of the mountains."...
The 2023 University of Arizona Diversity and Inclusion Symposium on March 16-17 is a unique opportunity for faculty and staff to learn and discuss critical issues related to diversity and inclusion in higher education. Current staff, faculty, graduate students,...
A comprehensive database at your fingertips Streaming now, scroll through music and videos, from classical music to features on topics such as dance production, and much more in our database . Movies & TV Asian Film Online : Asian culture...
Librarian Mary Feeney was invited by the Library of Congress to contribute a blog post to about Native American newspapers from Arizona that we digitized for Chronicling America as part of our last National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP)...
Congratulations to our graduating student employees. Thank you for your help and hard work. We wish you much success as you begin this new life chapter. Hassan Alquraini Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering Department worked in: Access & Information...
Main Library and Weaver Library are closed for winter break: Friday, Dec. 23 through Jan. 2, 2023 Special Collections is closed: Wednesday, Dec. 21 through Jan. 2, 2023 Health Sciences Library is closed: Friday, Dec. 23...
This new 30-second Student Success District promotional video stars College of Fine Arts student Brach Drew (pictured). The video was created by our oral historian and digital media producer, Aengus Anderson , who also produces Archive Tucson , the...

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