Pendergrass Study Rooms Available for Reservations

Members of the UT community are now able to reserve a Pendergrass study room. To book a study room: First, visit the Pendergrass website. Click on the “Reserve a Room” link on the left-hand menu (or drop-down menu in mobile) Select 30-minute time slots (2 hour maximum per day) and complete the booking form. Once … Continued

In Conversation: Family Hiking in the Smokies

Want to take your children or grandchildren for a hike in the Smokies? The public is invited to a live online conversation with the authors of Family Hiking in the Smokies to learn about the best destinations for a family excursion. The authors — Hal Hubbs, Charles Maynard, and David Morris — have hiked together … Continued

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For Your Reference: Second Season Premiere

Our culture defines for us the “normal” family and the “normal, healthy” individual. Those stereotypes are perpetuated by everyday repetition. Within the family itself, an ongoing discourse defines relationships among family members and with the outside world. Communication professors Jordan Allen (Utah Valley University) and Nicole Allen (Utah State University) study the non-normative family — … Continued

DeVine and Pendergrass Libraries to Close Early Sept. 2

Kickoff for the first UT football game of the year will be at 8 p.m., Thursday, September 2. Library assistance is available as follows: Hodges Library will be open regular hours. Use the “Chat with Us” button on the UT Libraries homepage for online research assistance.  The Pendergrass Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine Library will close the building at … Continued

Masks Now Required in All Libraries

UPDATE, Sept. 7, 2021. The Chancellor announced today that UT will extend the current mask policy for the next few weeks because of the continued increase in COVID-19 cases across the state. This means face coverings are required when indoors unless you are dining, exercising, or in a private office or residence hall room. Read the … Continued

Teaching Equipment and Spaces

Instructors should be aware of the following resources available in Hodges Library. Instructional Equipment for Checkout — https://libguides.utk.edu/instructional-equipment Borrow video cameras, GoPros, tripods, and lighting kits to record lectures, modules for performance-based courses, and more. Instructional equipment is available for checkout at the Public Services Desk on the 2nd floor of Hodges Library. This equipment … Continued

SGA and Open Education Working Group Announce the 2020 OER Awards

The Student Government Association (SGA) has recognized the contributions of several UT instructors who used open course materials or Open Educational Resources (OER) in 2020. Due to restrictions of the pandemic, the library was unable to honor the 2020 SGA Open Education Award winners in an awards ceremony. To recognize and share their accomplishments, the … Continued

Pendergrass Library reopens July 26

During the summer, Pendergrass Library has been closed to allow installation of a fire-preventive sprinkler system. Starting Monday, July 26, 2021, Pendergrass will again be open to the UT community. For the remainder of the summer, Pendergrass will be open Monday – Friday, 8am – 6pm.  Services resuming on July 26: Faculty, staff, and students will be … Continued

And the winner is…UT Libraries!

The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Spring Association Meeting featured the sixth annual ARL Film Festival (the Arlies). The festival highlights member-created videos that promote and generate awareness for library spaces, services, collections, and more. UT Libraries received a 2021 Arlie award in the Best Performance category for “We Got Your E-Books,” part of a series of one-minute … Continued

UT Press Wins Book Awards

Two books published by the UT Press in 2020 have won national book awards. A Smoky Mountain Boyhood by Jim Casada received the bronze medal for Best Regional Non-Fiction for the Southeast in the 2021 Independent Publisher Book Awards contest. Stephen D. Cox’s Civil War Flags of Tennessee won the Army Historical Foundation’s 2020 Distinguished Writing Award for a reference book. The … Continued