Queer Conversations: Join us October 11

Are you a member of the LGBTQIA+ community and would like to have a chance to talk with others in this community about their experiences? Are you an ally who is interested in learning more about this community? Or are you simply in the mood for good conversation and even better company on a quiet … Continued

UT Libraries Unveils Digital Membership Card for Donors

The University of Tennessee Libraries has partnered with Cuseum to offer digital membership cards for John C. Hodges Society members who qualify for borrowing privileges. Cuseum serves numerous universities, museums, and membership-based entities across the country. Cuseum’s clients include the University of Tennessee Alumni Association and the McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture, making the platform a … Continued

“Bearing the Torch”: A Conversation with Bob Hutton and Jack Neely

Learn more about the University of Tennessee’s hallowed history with author Bob Hutton and journalist Jack Neely as they discuss Hutton’s highly anticipated book Bearing the Torch: The University of Tennessee, 1974–2010. Join us on Thursday, October 27, at 6:00pm (EDT), for a conversation with historians Hutton and Neely at the East Tennessee History Center.  Following the … Continued

Game Nights at Hodges Library Begin Sept. 21

Hodges Library will host a Game Night on the third Wednesday of each month. Drop by Room 209 anytime between 5 p.m. and 10 p.m. to enjoy video games, board games, or virtual reality games. Students, faculty, and staff … everyone is welcome. (Room 209 is just past the Public Services desk at the Hodges … Continued

Workshop: Library Resources for “One Health” Researchers

Are you a current or aspiring One Health researcher? Join a virtual workshop on September 21 to learn how UT Libraries supports One Health education and research. The event is open to all students, faculty, and staff interested in One Health research. Register here to attend the Zoom event at 3:30 p.m. (EDT) on Wednesday, … Continued

Women with Disabilities: Panel Discussion, Sept. 28

Members of the disability community and disability advocates will discuss the experience of living and working with a disability at an upcoming virtual panel discussion. The UT Libraries’ Diversity Committee invites the public to join the discussion from noon to 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, September 28, via Zoom at tiny.utk.edu/erased (Passcode: 4QMc0K). Earlier this year, an … Continued

“Studienbuch”: Pioneering Study in Piano Pedagogy Now in English Translation

The University of Tennessee Libraries announces the first known English translation of a pioneering study in piano pedagogy. Gottfried Galston’s Studienbuch records the thought processes and musical interpretations of a preeminent concert pianist as he perfected the repertoire for his 1907 concert tour. Galston’s Studienbuch — in both the original German and a new English … Continued

Chimney Tops 2 Wildfires: “The Wildfires.” Drawing by Paige Braddock.

Artworks: The Chimney Tops 2 Wildfires

The arts can play a role in helping communities heal from trauma. Since 2019, the University of Tennessee Libraries, the City of Gatlinburg, and the Anna Porter Public Library have been working to promote healing from the catastrophic Chimney Tops 2 wildfires that swept through the Great Smoky Mountains in November of 2016, killing fourteen … Continued

Announcing our Philosophy of Access to Research and Scholarship

The University of Tennessee Libraries has adopted a set of principles for providing access to research and scholarship. We invite you to review the “UT Libraries Philosophy of Access to Research, Scholarship, and Cultural Heritage.” Over the past two years, library faculty and staff have been engaged in an in-depth examination of our core values … Continued