Holly Mercer Elected to HathiTrust Board

Holly Mercer, senior associate dean at the UT Libraries, has been elected to the Board of Governors for HathiTrust, a shared digital repository for content contributed by major academic and research libraries. HathiTrust is an international community of research libraries committed to the long-term curation and availability of the cultural record. The shared repository assures … Continued

Historical UT Agricultural Publications Now Available as Digital Collections

Three unique agricultural publications from University of Tennessee Extension and the Agricultural Experiment Station have been preserved as digital collections by the University of Tennessee Libraries. These vintage publications, created between 1922 and 1990, contain historical information about agriculture in Tennessee. The Tennessee Agricultural Experiment Station (today called AgResearch) was established in 1882 and the … Continued

Library Hosts STEM Event for K-12 Teachers

Some East Tennessee K-12 teachers devoted a recent Saturday to learning new ways to help their students excel in science and mathematics. Big Orange STEM Saturday for Educators was held on September 28 at UT’s John C. Hodges Library. During the half-day event, teachers attended their choice of workshops. One workshop offered an open-ended STEM … Continued

“Science in Motion”: Librarians to Host Film Screening and Photo Preservation Events

Three UT librarians will share their specialized knowledge of film and photography at programs co-sponsored with the McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture. McClung Museum is currently hosting an exhibit titled Science in Motion: The Photographic Studies of Eadweard Muybridge, Berenice Abbott, and Harold Edgerton, works from the Bank of America Collection. The exhibition highlights … Continued

UT Libraries Now Holds Archive of Cartoonist Paige Braddock

The University of Tennessee Libraries has acquired the papers of critically acclaimed cartoonist and distinguished UT alum (Knoxville ’85) Paige Braddock. The majority of the artwork now in the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives pertains to Braddock’s award-nominated comic strip, Jane’s World. The comic strip, which featured a young gay woman living … Continued

Community gathering in response to hate speech

The UT Libraries is a place for all Vols. In response to the hate speech painted on the Rock yesterday, we are providing our campus community a place for reflection and camaraderie. Tomorrow (9/13/19), our staff lounge on the sixth floor will be available from 8 am to 5 pm as a place anyone can … Continued

Graduate Commons Officially Open

The long-awaited space just for graduate students in Hodges Library is now officially open to all graduate students.

UT graduate students gather for a meeting in the Graduate Commons at Hodges Library