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Celebrate Banned Books Week With University Libraries

Friday, September 22, 2017

Banned Books Week — an annual celebration of the freedom to read — takes place Sept. 24-30. University Libraries will celebrate with displays and events throughout the week.

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University Libraries Seek Campus Input on Data Management

Friday, September 22, 2017

Two open forums will be held on the topic of data management. The first will be from 2-3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29, in the Arkansas Student Union (ARKU 504).

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University Libraries Break Ground on High-Density Storage Facility

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

The new high-density storage facility, using cross-laminated timber for construction, will provide a climate-controlled environment for 1.8 million volumes when filled to capacity.

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University Libraries Seek Proposals for GIS Day Presentations

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

GIS Day will feature speakers, posters, equipment demonstrations, interactive technology demonstrations, a book display and light refreshments.

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Torres Appointed Business Librarian for University Libraries

Monday, August 28, 2017

Jonathan Torres turned his passion for business research into a library position providing students and faculty with assistance for research in the business and economics fields.

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Reilly Appointed Associate Dean for Libraries

Friday, August 25, 2017

Michele Reilly was appointed librarian, professor and associate dean for University Libraries on July 24.

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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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