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Build We Must: U of A Landscape Continues to Grow and Change

Thursday, September 07, 2017

Some campus construction projects are complete, others are works in progress, and still more are set to begin this semester. 

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Facilities Global Campus J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Libraries Administrative News

University Libraries Spotlight: Elaine Thornton

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Elaine Thornton has a passion for teaching, research and building collections. Working as an academic librarian has given her the opportunity to combine these interests.

Libraries Education Research & Innovation

Curiosity Unbound: Samuel C. Dellinger, Champion of the University Museum

Thursday, August 17, 2017

The exhibit features objects and ephemera of the late University of Arkansas professor, University Museum curator from 1925-1960, and conservationist Samuel C. Dellinger.

Libraries Events Science Arkansas Archeological Survey

Parker Selected to Attend National Digital Stewardship Residency Symposium

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Digital services librarian Martha Parker was one of few selected to attend the 2017 National Digital Stewardship Residency Symposium this spring at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.


Mapping the Natural State: Arkansans Making and Using Maps

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

An exhibit at University Libraries titled Mapping the Natural State: Arkansans Making and Using Maps features maps of Arkansas, as well as maps drawn by Arkansans. The exhibit is up until Sept. 7.

Libraries Cultural Events Humanities

Williams Appointed Librarian-in-Residence

Monday, August 14, 2017

When Marianne Williams first set foot in the Dickson Street Bookstore, she knew Fayetteville was her kind of place. Williams was appointed Librarian-in-Residence for University Libraries July 10. 

Libraries Appointments

University Libraries Complete Largest Digital Collection to Date

Wednesday, August 09, 2017

The Arkansas Extension Circulars have been digitized and are now available online. 

Libraries Human Environment Humanities Points of Pride

Everything You Need to Know About the Aug. 21 Solar Eclipse

Tuesday, August 08, 2017

An astronomer and students in the U of A physics department have created a one-stop information website about the upcoming event.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Libraries Events Science Physics

Birrell Appointed Head of Special Collections for University Libraries

Monday, July 31, 2017

 Lori Birrell has found a new home as head of Special Collections at the University of Arkansas Libraries. She assumed the new role July 10.

Libraries Appointments

University Libraries Digitize Southland Papers

Friday, June 16, 2017

A new digital exhibit is now available for viewing on the University Libraries' website tells the story of the first institution of higher learning west of the Mississippi River for African-Americans.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Libraries Education Humanities History
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