“Studienbuch”: Pioneering Study in Piano Pedagogy Now in English Translation

The University of Tennessee Libraries announces the first known English translation of a pioneering study in piano pedagogy. Gottfried Galston’s Studienbuch records the thought processes and musical interpretations of a preeminent concert pianist as he perfected the repertoire for his 1907 concert tour. Galston’s Studienbuch — in both the original German and a new English … 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

Paige Braddock cartoons

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

Workshop: Manage Citations with EndNote

EndNote is citation management software you can use to: Organize your research (citations, full-text articles, images, notes) Automatically generate in-text citations and bibliography as you write Share EndNote libraries with up to 100 collaborators Register for one of the Libraries’ hands-on workshops (sessions are the same): Introduction to EndNote Wednesday, September 25, 20193:30-5 p.m.127 Hodges … 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

Free Online Language Courses

Ever wish you had the time to learn Chinese? Or brush up your high school French? Thanks to the Libraries’ subscription to Mango Languages, you can take free, self-paced online language courses in more than 70 languages. Or take advantage of courses on medical terminology in Spanish or business idioms in Mandarin Chinese. Create an … Continued

Now showing: Foreign and independent films

Are you tired of the same corporate blockbuster Hollywood movies? The endless onslaught of sequels, reboots, and remakes getting you down? Join us in the Hodges Library auditorium on the first Tuesday of each month for free screenings of independent and foreign films. Practice your language skills and join us for a discussion following each film. … Continued

Transcripts of James K. Polk’s Final Correspondence Now Online

Letters from the final year of James K. Polk’s presidency are now available online. UT Libraries staff designed the website for the XML-encoded transcriptions. With online publication of this last portion of Polk’s correspondence, UT’s James K. Polk Project nears completion. The James K. Polk Project, based in UT’s Department of History, spent decades locating … Continued