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Diane Worrell, Former University Librarian, Dies at 65

Friday, May 19, 2017

Diane Featherston Worrell, a lifelong learner who served the Special Collections of the University Libraries, died at age 65 on Tuesday, May 16, in Fayetteville. A memorial service will be held Saturday.


University Libraries Host Cherokee Language Expert

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Candessa Tehee will present “Creating a Safe Space for Cherokee Language Learning” at 3 p.m. Thursday, April 6, in the Mullins Library. 

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Last Chance to View "Whispers from Another Time":Photographs by Cathy D. Padgett

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Padgett has lived in Arkansas for 45 years and her work is on display at Mullins Library until Thursday.

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University Libraries Special Collections Featured at Diplomacy Summit

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Angel Fritz, interim head of Special Collections, will speak about J. William Fulbright's legacy at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 31, at the Gilcrease Museum in downtown Tulsa.

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Special Collections Awarded Largest Grant in Department's History

Tuesday, March 08, 2016

University Libraries Special Collections Department will utilize nearly $74,000 in grant funds to process the James D. Bales papers.

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Learn About Digital Storytelling, Oral Histories, and Reaching Underrepresented Groups

Monday, February 29, 2016

Elena Foulis will speak on "Latin@ Stories Across Ohio: Oral History in the Digital Era," at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, March 3, in the Walton Reading Room in Mullins Library.

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Nation's Largest Collection of Ozark Folksongs Featured in Video: 'Preserving Ozark Voices'

Monday, February 15, 2016

The Ozark Folk Collection, originally compiled by a University of Arkansas professor and her students from 1949 to 1965, includes more than 4,500 recordings.

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Martha Parker Provides Examples of How Communal Networks Help Retain People of Color in Academia

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Martha Parker, digital services librarian at the University of Arkansas Libraries, contributed to Where are all the Librarians of Color? The Experiences of People of Color in Academia.

Diversity & Multiculturalism Libraries

University Libraries Celebrate Chinese New Year Today

Monday, February 08, 2016

In celebration of the Chinese New Year today, Feb. 8, the University of Arkansas Libraries presents a virtual book display of popular, literary Chinese titles and a physical display in the lobby of Mullins.

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Libraries and Walton College Team Up for Popular Reading Initiative

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

On the Walton Readers Spotlight, business librarian Jonathan Torres interviews Sam M. Walton College of Business faculty and staff about books that have inspired them.

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