Get on the path to success. Explore the Vol Walk of Life on Wednesday, March 4, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Hodges Library, 2nd floor. The Student Government Association has convened representatives from Advising, Career Services, the Student Success Center, the Multicultural Mentoring Program, the Libraries, academic departments, and others. Discuss your career path. Pick a major. (Did you know that UT offers more than 170 undergraduate majors, concentrations, and specializations?)
The campus is invited to a presentation on “The Out-of-Control Zone: Digital Humanities, Data Curation and Other New Endeavors in Librarianship” on Monday, March 9, at 7:00 p.m. in the Lindsay Young Auditorium of the John C. Hodges Library.
What do digital humanists need from libraries? Join visionary Trevor Muñoz in re-imagining how libraries can become more actively engaged in supporting data-intensive research in the humanities.
Trevor Muñoz is Assistant Dean for Digital Humanities Research at the University of Maryland Libraries and an Associate Director of the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH). He works on developing digital research projects and services at the intersection of digital humanities centers and libraries. He is also responsible for curating the active research data of MITH and for helping the University of Maryland Libraries plan and create a broad complement of data curation and e-research services.
Faculty also are invited to a coffee hour with Muñoz from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m., March 9, in the Mary Greer Room, 258 Hodges Library.
***UPDATE: Submission deadline has been extended until midnight, Sunday, March 8.***
Artists: Earn cash. Win fame. Submit your work to the Student Art in the Library juried exhibition. The contest awards a First Prize of $300, Second Prize of $150, and Third Prize of $75.
Selected works will be on display in the exhibit area during the spring semester. The exhibition accepts primarily two-dimensional works (drawings, graphic design, prints, photography, painting) but will accept other media that can be mounted in the exhibit space. All works must arrive ready-to-mount on grid panels. The contest is open to all currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students, in any discipline.
Submission deadline has been extended to midnight, March 8. Submission form and more info at lib.utk.edu/artinlibrary.
Steven Escar Smith, Dean of Libraries at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has been appointed to the executive board of Tenn-Share, the statewide library consortium. He will serve as a member and secretary to the board through 2016.
The Tenn-Share consortium — with over 680 member libraries, museums, archives and information agencies of all types and sizes — helps Tennessee libraries deliver efficient, effective library services through group purchasing power and innovative resource sharing projects.
The consortium provides access to databases and other electronic resources that otherwise would be unavailable to users of many academic, public, and K-12 libraries. Tenn-Share also facilitates interlibrary loans among the state’s libraries by running a statewide, library-to-library courier service. A Tenn-Share initiative in Knox County gives the Knox County Public Schools interlibrary loan access to the Knox County Public Libraries and UT Libraries.
Smith has been dean of libraries at UT since 2011.
Thursday, March 12, 2015 at 7 PM
Register at knoxfriends.org
Dom Flemons is the “American Songster,” pulling from traditions of old-time folk music to create new sounds. A multi-instrumentalist and singer, Dom has been featured on NPR’s Fresh Air with Terry Gross and his new album, Prospect Hill, has received praise from The Boston Globe, Paste Magazine, Living Blues Magazine, and more. His performance will be a lecture/demonstration of the history of old-time folk music and its relevance in today’s diverse musical world with commentary and musical examples as appropriate.
The public services desk, equipment checkout, and OIT Lab Services desk will open at 10 a.m. Food and beverages also will be available beginning at 10 a.m.
Not all services will be available on Sunday morning. The Studio opens at noon and Research Assistance at 1 p.m. The OIT HelpDesk and OIT Student Computer Support are open 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Sundays. Hours for other services offered in the Commons are available at commons.utk.edu.
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To pick up the Physical Item at one of our libraries, select a Pickup Location. UT faculty, graduate students, and staff may request Personal Delivery to a Work Address (i.e., department’s main office).
Okay, so UT doesn’t own the book and doesn’t provide access to the e-book . . . But I know it’s out there! Why don’t I see it among my search results?
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Click Expand My Results to retrieve an even larger universe of resources.
Voila! Now you can borrow the item through interlibrary loan.
Every year the Center for the Study of the Public Domain at Duke Law School highlights items that would have entered the public domain prior to the 1976 Copyright Act.
In addition to our popular Residence Life Cinema, we have added Criterion-On-Demand USA to our suite of streaming services. Criterion-On-Demand USA has a collection of over 600 films available at all times.
Films from this service are available off campus, and can even be downloaded to a computer for 48 hours. Off campus users will be asked for their Net ID and password (just like some of the databases do when accessing off campus). This service requires a download of “Criterion Silverlight Player”, which most of you have already downloaded. Films can be streamed with or without subtitles, and they can be watched individually but cannot be shown at group events.
Criterion-On-Demand USA offers films from 20th Century Fox, Paramount Pictures, Dreamworks SKG, MTV Films, Open Road Films, Fox Searchlight, and some additional smaller studios. New films are added quarterly. Please note that this is not the Criterion Collection of remade classic films and art films. You can begin watching anytime at the following URL: http://s.lib.utk.edu/criterion