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

Olivia Kelley Recognized for Extraordinary Customer Service Award

The Extraordinary Customer Service Award is given annually to a UT Libraries faculty or staff member who exemplifies the libraries’ service philosophy.  It is one of several awards endowed by friends of the UT Libraries that are presented at the Library Spirit Awards, an event that celebrates the accomplishments of the libraries’ faculty and staff … Continued

Exterior photograph of Hodges Library with T Libraries Logo

This Year’s Scholarship Winner

Each year, the Red and Theresa Howse and Jim and Betty Papageorge Library Scholarship provides tuition assistance to a student library worker. The scholarship was created by Beth Howse Baldwin (Business Administration, ‘82) in memory of her parents, Red and Theresa Howse, and in honor of her aunt and uncle, Betty and Jim Papageorge. The … Continued

Apply Now: UT Funding to Make Your Monograph Open Access

UT Libraries is again partnering with the Office of Research and Engagement to provide funding to authors of scholarly monographs who want to make their work open access. Funding is available through TOME, Toward an Open Monograph Ecosystem, a program of the Association of American Universities, Association of University Presses, and Association of Research Libraries … Continued

Pendergrass Closed for Sprinkler Installation Starting May 12

Beginning May 12, Pendergrass Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine Library will be closed for part of the summer for sprinkler installation. This project is anticipated to last approximately eight weeks. During this time, Pendergrass staff will be available to support your teaching, research, and learning both online and at other UT Libraries locations. KEY DATES Friday, … Continued

Partial Closure of Joe Johnson Drive

A single eastbound lane of Joe Johnson Drive, which connects the Agriculture Campus to the main campus, will be closed April 2021 to April 2022 to facilitate construction of the new Teaching and Learning Center. The curbside lane adjacent to Pendergrass Library will close; one eastbound lane will remain open.  To stay up-to-date with news … Continued

Image of Poet Marilou Awiakta in a garden

In Celebration of Marilou Awiakta

Marilou Awiakta is an award-winning poet, storyteller, essayist, and environmental advocate whose work draws on her Cherokee ancestry and Appalachian roots. On Thursday, June 3rd, at 6:30 p.m., the UT Libraries and the McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture will host a virtual event celebrating Awiakta’s life and work. The livestream event is free … Continued

Panel: Wellness and Self-Care — COVID-19 and Beyond

Anxiety, sadness, stress, and loneliness. The coronavirus pandemic has taken a toll on our mental and physical health. Join us at noon on April 1 for a virtual discussion on wellness and self-care with three UT faculty members who are experts at helping individuals and families cope with the stresses of life. Learn good habits of … Continued