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The John C. Hodges Library is 30 Years Old!

Join us October 23 to celebrate a notable milestone in the history of the UT Libraries: the thirtieth anniversary of the John C. Hodges Library.

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Hodges Library

Tailgate at the Library September 23

Tailgate party
Tailgate with us for the UT vs. UMass game. Enjoy a pre-game cookout and the perfect vantage point to watch the procession of the Pride of the Southland Marching Band.

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Meet our Scholarship Recipient

Mindi Anderson is the 2017-18 recipient of the Red and Theresa Howse and Jim and Betty Papageorge Library Scholarship Endowment.

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Mindi Anderson

Miles Reading Room Has a New Look

Miles Reading Room
The Paul M. and Marion T. Miles Reading Room has been refurbished. Join us for a ribbon-cutting ceremony on September 22.

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Library Hosts Living and Learning Community

Students in the Discovery Living and Learning Community live together in university housing and engage in mentored research projects. Librarians teach weekly classes on researching the literature in their disciplines.

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Living and Learning Community

Crime Documents from the Estes Kefauver Collection

Estes Kefauver Collection
In the 1950s, US Senator Estes Kefauver of Tennessee chaired a Senate inquiry into organized crime in America. Our digital collection includes documents from those hearings.

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Watch Our New Library Society Video

“My membership in the Library Society really supports the entire university because the Libraries serves all disciplines.”
—Linda Phillips,
Library Society Member


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Linda Phillips video

Mark Your Calendar

  • Miles Reading Room reopening ribbon cutting — September 22, 4:30 p.m., 1st floor, John C. Hodges Library. Contact mvenable@utk.edu to coordinate parking.
  • Tailgate party — September 23, UT vs. UMass, 9 a.m., John C. Hodges Library 6th Floor Staff Lounge
  • Hodges 30th anniversary celebration — October 23, 3–5 p.m., Main Street of John C. Hodges Library.
  • Hodges 30th anniversary reception — October 23, 5:30 p.m., Special Collections of John C. Hodges Library. Parking available in Lot 12.
  • Musicians in the Archive - "Count this Penny” presentation, November 16, 5:30 p.m., Special Collections of John C. Hodges Library. Parking available in Lot 12.

Contact Us

The Library Society of the University of Tennessee
653 John C. Hodges Library
Knoxville, TN 37996-1000
P: 865-974-6903
E: libraryfriends@utk.edu

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