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University Libraries to Host 'Reveal of the Ferial Psalter' Oct. 18

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

University Libraries and the Medieval and Renaissance Studies for the grand reveal of a recently acquired Ferial Psalter from 15th century Bohemia from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Oct. 18 in Carnall Hall.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities Libraries

University Libraries Spotlight: Catherine Wallack

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Designer-turned-archivist Catherine Wallack had a strong visual arts sense and a knack for math. She gravitated toward architecture from a young age.

Libraries Research & Innovation

Join University Libraries for a Special Collections Celebration Oct. 12

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

The University Libraries Special Collections department is pleased to host a celebratory event in honor of Archives Month Oct. 12 at 2:30 p.m. on the first floor of Mullins Library.

Events Libraries

Journalism Professor's Documentaries Now Available Through Institutional Repository

Monday, October 09, 2017

Fourteen documentaries created by professor Larry Foley are now available for viewing through the U of A's institutional repository, ScholarWorks@UARK.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Humanities Libraries Journalism

Study Like a Hog Resource Fair: Tips, Tricks, and Treats

Friday, October 06, 2017

University Housing is partnering with Mullins Library to host the annual Study Like a Hog Resource Fair from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, in Mullins Library.

Student Affairs Events Libraries Housing

University Libraries Complete Processing for Bales Papers

Thursday, October 05, 2017

The James D. Bales Papers document the life, world tours and political and religious work of Harding College professor James D. Bales, whose work focused on anti-communism and Christianity.

Humanities Libraries Research & Innovation

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.

Facilities Libraries

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.

Appointments Libraries

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.

Appointments Libraries

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.

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