Get Help with Research Papers During Writing Blitz, March 10

Writing papers got you down? Not sure how or where to start your research? Join us for a “Writing Blitz” in 213 Hodges Library on Tuesday, March 10. Work surrounded by others with the same goal in mind: Finish those papers! Librarians and Writing Center staff will be on hand from 5 p.m. to midnight, … Continued

Grant Deadline Extended: UT Open Textbook/OER Grant Program

Submit proposals by March 20Proposal information: https://www.lib.utk.edu/scholar/ot-oer-grant-program/ The Open Textbook/OER Grant Program is intended to help incentivize adoptions and adaptations of Open Educational Resources (OERs) — and free, openly-licensed textbooks in particular — in order to both save students money and improve the teaching and learning experiences of both instructors and students. Instructors are eligible … Continued

Workshop, March 2: Intro to Open Educational Resources

Monday, March 2nd, 3:30 p.m.Both online (Zoom) and in person—Register at https://workshop.utk.edu/?w=670 What are Open Educational Resources (OERs)? Why are they important, and where can you find them for your course? Join this 50-minute session, part of UT’s kickoff to Open Education Week, to find the answers and learn how the UT Open Textbook/OER Grant … Continued

EBSCO eBooks – System Maintenance – February 20, 2020

Upcoming scheduled maintenance notice On Thursday, February 20, 2020, for approximately 1 hour, the download function for EBSCO eBooks will be unavailable while EBSCO performs a software update. Additionally, eBooks that are currently downloaded offline to Adobe Digital Editions or a mobile app, and have not yet been opened, will not be accessible during the … Continued

ProQuest Databases Down for Scheduled Maintenance – 10 pm EST Sat., Feb. 8 until 4 am EST Sun., Feb.9, 2020

Upcoming maintenance: ProQuest will be unavailable 10:00 PM ET Saturday, Feb 8 – 4:00 AM ET Sunday, Feb 9 NOTE: Upon completion of the maintenance window, for an additional six-hours, automatic citation functionality and My Research account access will be unavailable. Research databases ProQuest Platform (search.proquest.com) ProQuest Congressional (search.proquest.com/congressional, congressional.proquest.com) ProQuest Dialog (search.proquest.com/professional, dialog.proquest.com/professional) ProQuest … Continued

Now showing: Foreign and independent films

Are you tired of the same corporate blockbuster Hollywood movies? The endless onslaught of sequels, reboots, and remakes getting you down? Join us in the Hodges Library auditorium on the first Tuesday of each month for free screenings of independent and foreign films. Practice your language skills and join us for a discussion following each film. … Continued

Newly-acquired Joseph Delaney Sketch on Display

A sketch by Knoxville-born artist Joseph Delaney is currently on display in the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives. Joseph Delaney (1904-1991) — along with his better-known brother Beauford (1901-1978) — discovered art as an expressive outlet early in childhood. After traveling and working uninspiring jobs for many years, Joseph Delaney moved to … Continued

Exhibit: “Unveiled: Four Centuries of Apocalyptic Visions”

Apocalypse 2020 has arrived. The University of Tennessee has organized a semester of courses, lectures, and exhibitions around the theme of the Apocalypse. As part of Apocalypse 2020, the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives presents Unveiled: Four Centuries of Apocalyptic Visions, an exhibit of facsimile reproductions of medieval interpretations of the Book … Continued

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