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

Data Management Best Practices Webinar, Sept. 10

Learn how you can archive your research data using Trace, UT’s Institutional Repository. Webinar:Tuesday, September 1010 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.Register at: https://workshop.utk.edu/workshopinfo.php?workshop=604 Chris Eaker, Data Curation Librarian at Hodges Library, will cover best practices for managing your research data, including file naming and organization, file versioning, databases vs. spreadsheets, creating metadata, backups and security, and sharing … 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

SGA Makes Awards to Faculty Who Use Open Resources

The Student Government Association (SGA) held an awards ceremony in Hodges Library on April 25 to recognize UT instructors who use open educational resources (OER) in their courses. Winners of the SGA Open Education Award were selected from instructors nominated by their students. Winning instructors were Alex Bentley from the Department of Anthropology; Donna Bueckman, … Continued

Preservation Week: Learn how the library preserves its treasures

April 22-26 is Preservation Week at the libraries. Stop by 209 Hodges Library, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. each day, to learn how the library preserves its treasures. Monday: Bind your own notebook Tuesday: Learn to preserve your personal treasures Wednesday: Demonstrations by Bob Roberts of Gilded Leaf Bookbinding and Restoration Thursday: Watch the UT … 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