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

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

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

Mango language learning tool now available

The UT Libraries now subscribes to Mango Languages, which offers online language learning through conversations and films. Language courses are accessible from a web browser or an app. Mango Languages features: Over 60 foreign language courses featuring native speakers Over 17 English courses for non-English speakers, targeting essential and necessary dialog Cultural specialty courses such … 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