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

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

Best Practices in Publishing program for graduate students

The Best Practices in Publishing program provides opportunities to discuss research and publishing-related issues with graduate students from across the university. In six sessions and one workshop, a range of topics will be introduced and discussed with campus experts, including experienced faculty. Sessions will be on Tuesdays, 5:15 p.m.– 6:45 p.m., in Hodges Library. September … Continued

Exhibit in Hodges Library—“Lighting the Way: 225 Years of Volunteers”

Lighting the Way: 225 Years of Volunteers, an exhibit in the John C. Hodges Library, brings to life the university’s history and traditions through artifacts preserved in UT’s University Archives. The exhibit is part of the campus-wide celebration of the university’s 225th anniversary. The exhibit, located in the first-floor galleria, will last through the fall … Continued

Game Night with Dungeons & Dragons

During fall semester, Hodges Library will host a Game Night the 4th Wednesday of each month — beginning Aug. 28. Drop by Room 209 anytime between 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. for video games, puzzles, board and card games, as well as virtual reality. We will also host Beginner Dungeons and Dragons, 6 p.m. to … Continued

UT Libraries Helps Launch New Digital Library of Tennessee Portal

The Digital Library of Tennessee (DLTN) committee recently announced the launch of its new research website, making Tennessee one of the first states with a localized portal of the Digital Public Library of America. The Tennessee portal brings together more than 100,000 digital representations of unique cultural heritage artifacts from throughout the state. The University … 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