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Event: Make Some Noise @ The Library: Dance Party & Film Screening. The event is free and open to the public. When: 8 p.m., Friday, August 29, 2014 Where: Plaza of the Perry-Castañeda Library at The University of Texas at Austin.
What: Research + Pizza: Dr. Steven Kornguth talks about sports-related head injuries.  This event is free and open to the public. When: Noon, Wednesday, September 3.
  </center>   Three years before Jack the Ripper terrorized the Whitechapel district of London, Austin had its own shadowy killer prowling the streets of the Violet Crown in a reign of terror that resulted in the deaths of eight people.
The University of Texas Libraries announce the opening of two new spaces to meet the technology needs of students, faculty and staff working on multimedia-rich projects. The Perry-Castañeda Library (PCL) and the Fine Arts Library now host Media Labs that feature upgraded technologies used for the creation of audio, video, animation and digital photography, illustration and design.
Are you interested in ways the libraries can support your academic success?  The University of Texas Libraries is looking for focus group participants to tell us what you need as we plan and develop learning spaces and services.  Who:  UT-Austin Graduate Students When:  Wednesday, June 25 from noon-1pm
Event: “You Are Here: What a Relief!” This event is free and open to the public.  When: 1 p.m., Thursday, May 1, 2014. Where: Walter Geology Library, JGB 4.202, The University of Texas at Austin.
The University of Texas Libraries will host a scholarly presentation on documents that shed light on maritime trade in the medieval Indian Ocean world.
The University of Texas Libraries is again returning its Libraries Fair to the Perry-Castañeda Library (PCL) plaza for its sixth year participating in the university’s Research Week celebration.
AUSTIN, Texas—The University of Texas Libraries have announced the winner of the 2014 Signature Course Information Literacy Award.
AUSTIN, Texas—The Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies and the Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection—collectively LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections—has received a grant of $149,000 from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to carry out a project titled “Post-Custodial Archival Development and Digital Scholarship: Learning from Latin America.”
Event: National Poetry Month: Texas Poet Laureates Rosemary Catacalos and Dean Young read from their work. The event is free and open to the public. When: 6-8 p.m., Thursday, April 10, 2014 Where: UFCU Student Learning Commons in the Perry-Castañeda Library at The University of Texas at Austin.
A familiar name from the College of Fine Arts at The University of Texas at Austin is being celebrated through scholarship resulting from a lifelong commitment to the study of theatre. In conjunction with the Oscar G. Brockett Center for Theatre History and Criticism in the Department of Theatre and Dance, The Fine Arts Library announces the opening of the Oscar G. Brockett archive.
The Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection announces the donation of materials related to the creation of the Tejano Monument on the grounds of the Texas State Capitol. The Tejano Monument, Inc. Records archive includes the historical documents, blueprints, audio, video and other artifacts generated through the work of the Tejano Monument Committee.
EVENT: ¡A Viva Voz! presents a live performance by East LA band Las Cafeteras. This event is free and open to the public. WHEN: 7-9 p.m., Thursday, April 3, 2014 WHERE: The Benson Latin American Collection (SRH 1.106)
What: Research + Pizza: Dr. Damon Waitt talks about native Texas plants and invasive species.  This event is free and open to the public. When: Noon, Wednesday, April 2. Where: Perry-Castañeda Library, UFCU Student Learning Commons (PCL 2.500), The University of Texas at Austin.
  Event: Science Study Break features Dr. Vernita Gordon (Physics) and Dr. Martin Kevorkian (English) on Doctor Who. The event is free and open to the public. When: 6 p.m., Tuesday, March 4. Where: Student Activity Center Auditorium (SAC 1.402) at The University of Texas at Austin.
What: Research + Pizza: Dr. Alberto Martínez dissects the origin stories of science.  This event is free and open to the public. When: Noon, Wednesday, March 5. Where: Perry-Castañeda Library, UFCU Student Learning Commons (PCL 2.500), The University of Texas at Austin.
Event:  “Zines in the Scholarly World,” a panel featuring artist Michael Sieben. This event is free and open to the public. When: 6–7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 6, 2014. Where: The University of Texas at Austin, Fine Arts Library, DFA 3.200 (map).
Event: The David O. Nilsson Lecture in Contemporary Drama and Literature – “Yehudi Menuhin: Violinist and Visionary.” This event is free and open to the public. When: 5:30 p.m., Friday, February 28, 2014. Where: Fine Arts Library (DFA 3.200) at The University of Texas at Austin.
Thousands of vintage and rare vinyl records and tens of thousands of compact discs have found a new home at the Fine Arts Library at The University of Texas at Austin as part of the largest single infusion of resources in the library's history.
Event: “You Are Here: ¡Viva Tequila!” This event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited. When: 6 p.m., Wednesday, December 4. Where: Benson Latin American Collection, Sid Richardson Hall (SRH) 1.108, The University of Texas at Austin.
As the final push of the semester once again approaches, and anxiety levels are on the rise, the University of Texas Libraries are trying to help ease the tension.
Event: Research + Pizza features Dr. Robert Young on sustainable cities. The event is free and open to the public. When: Noon, Wednesday, November 6, 2013. Where: The University of Texas at Austin, Perry-Castañeda Library, Room 2.500 (map).
Event: Science Study Break features Dr. Wilson Geisler on forensic imaging. The event is free and open to the public. When: 6 p.m., Tuesday, November 5, 2013 Where: Student Activity Center Auditorium (SAC 1.402) at The University of Texas at Austin.
What: “Films in Person” films series featuring Moolaadé. This event is free and open to the public. When: 6 p.m., Friday, November 1, 2013. Where: Fine Arts Library (DFA 3.200), The University of Texas at Austin.
  Relocation of the McKinney Engineering Library: UPDATE (10/25/13): A comprehensive FAQ page has been launched at the McKinney Engineering Library's website: http://www.lib.utexas.edu/engin/faq.html
Event: Science Study Break features Dr. Russell Poldrack of the Imaging Research Center self-experimentation in film. The event is free and open to the public. When: 6 p.m., Wednesday, October 16, 2013 Where: Student Activity Center Auditorium (SAC 1.402) at The University of Texas at Austin.
Event: You Are Here: Austin Represent. The event is free and open to the public. When: 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, October 15, 2013. Where: PCL Map Room in the Perry-Castañeda Library at The University of Texas at Austin.
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