An evening with culinary historian Michael W. Twitty

Culinary and cultural historian Michael W. Twitty will present the 2020 Wilma Dykeman Stokely Memorial Lecture on Tuesday, February 11, at 7 p.m. at The Press Room, 730 N. Broadway, Knoxville. On-site parking will be available. Twitty will talk about his Cooking Gene Project, with special reference to African-American heritage foods in Tennessee. The lecture is free and open to the public. Twitty is the … Continued

And the winner of our short story contest is . . .

On November 13, the Libraries held an event in Hodges Library to celebrate National Novel Writing Month. Students who stopped by were aided in their writing endeavors by the Herbert Writing Center and were given writing “care packages.” The highlight of the event was a short story contest. Students who participated could choose from 4 writing … Continued

GIS Day at Hodges Library, Nov. 13

Please join us for GIS Day.  When: Wednesday, November 13, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: first-floor, John C. Hodges Library Galleria. Learn about geospatial technology and resources available on campus. Meet and network with exhibitors from government, the private sector, non-profits, and academia. See the map and poster gallery. Create your own world with the virtual … Continued

Library Hosts STEM Event for K-12 Teachers

Some East Tennessee K-12 teachers devoted a recent Saturday to learning new ways to help their students excel in science and mathematics. Big Orange STEM Saturday for Educators was held on September 28 at UT’s John C. Hodges Library. During the half-day event, teachers attended their choice of workshops. One workshop offered an open-ended STEM … Continued

“Science in Motion”: Librarians to Host Film Screening and Photo Preservation Events

Three UT librarians will share their specialized knowledge of film and photography at programs co-sponsored with the McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture. McClung Museum is currently hosting an exhibit titled Science in Motion: The Photographic Studies of Eadweard Muybridge, Berenice Abbott, and Harold Edgerton, works from the Bank of America Collection. The exhibition highlights … Continued

Data Management Best Practices Webinar, Sept. 10

Learn how you can archive your research data using Trace, UT’s Institutional Repository. Webinar:Tuesday, September 1010 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.Register at: Chris Eaker, Data Curation Librarian at Hodges Library, will cover best practices for managing your research data, including file naming and organization, file versioning, databases vs. spreadsheets, creating metadata, backups and security, and sharing … Continued

Best Practices in Publishing program for graduate students

The Best Practices in Publishing program provides opportunities to discuss research and publishing-related issues with graduate students from across the university. In six sessions and one workshop, a range of topics will be introduced and discussed with campus experts, including experienced faculty. Sessions will be on Tuesdays, 5:15 p.m.– 6:45 p.m., in Hodges Library. September … Continued