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Library Catalog Upgrade Set for Tuesday, Dec. 18

Thursday, December 13, 2018

The Libraries will be upgrading its catalog system, Sierra, on Tuesday, Dec. 18. Library personnel expect the system to be offline from 9 to 11 a.m.


Faculty Selected to Participate in Materials Conversion Program

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Four professors — Samantha Robinson, Susan C. Tyler, Whitney Payne and Julia Kennefick — have been selected to participate in the Open Educational Resources Course Materials Conversion Program.

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Herr Publishes Article in Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Melody Herr, head of the Office of Scholarly Communications, has published an article about the "The Rights Provisions of a Book Publishing Contract."

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Libraries Launch Digital Collection on American Old West

Monday, December 10, 2018

The collection includes diaries of Deputy Marshall Addison Beck and his wife, Sarah "Said" Beck, about their life on the Arkansas frontier during the tenure of Judge Isaac Parker of Fort Smith.

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School of Art Celebrates Fine Arts Library Acquisition, 'Bridget Riley: The Complete Paintings'

Friday, December 07, 2018

The School of Art celebrating the recent acquisition by the Fine Arts Library of Bridget Riley: The Complete Paintings, which documents more than 600 known paintings by Bridget Riley. 


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Fay and Gus Jones Endowments Benefit From Daughter's Campaign Gift

Tuesday, December 04, 2018

A planned gift of more than $1 million from “Cami” Jones will support three endowments in architecture and the University Libraries.

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Libraries Present Graduate Student Speaker Sarah Riva Next

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Doctoral candidate Sarah Riva will present "Overthinking the Dissertation: One Grad Student's Story of the Research Process" at 4 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, in the Special Collections reading room.

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Study Break Schedule Now Available; TheatreSquared to Perform

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Breaks include snacks and refreshments and will take place in the west lobby of Mullins Library and are free and open to all U of A students. First come, first served.

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Phillips to Speak on Back-to-Land Movement in Arkansas Wednesday

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Jared Phillips, professor of international studies, will give a talk titled "Hipbillies: The Back to the Land Movement in the Arkansas Ozarks" at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, in Special Collections.

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Libraries Present Graduate Student Speaker Jama Grove Next

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Jama Grove will offer a lecture Nov. 15 about early Arkansas research that questioned the use of DDT. Sarah Riva will talk about students involved in the civil rights struggle on Dec. 6.

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