AUSTIN, Texas (July 14, 2008) —The Texas Digital Library has received the 2008 Higher Education Excellence Award from the Texas Association of State Systems for Computing and Communication (TASSCC).
AUSTIN, Texas (March 28, 2008) —The University of Texas Libraries and the Fine Arts Library announce the third annual David O. Nilsson Lecture in Contemporary Drama featuring a panel of notable Austin playwrights to discuss their influences and the current state and potential future of their art on both a local and broad scale.
AUSTIN, Texas (March 24, 2008) —The Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection hosts its sixth annual celebration of Latino culture, "¡A Viva Voz!," on Thursday, April 3 at 4:30 p.m., with a reception following a talk by noted actor Luis Avalos. The public is invited.
AUSTIN, Texas (February 4, 2008) — The Libraries are co-sponsors of a global leadership program to take place on campus on February 13
AUSTIN, Texas (January 18, 2008) —Margo Gutiérrez has been named interim head librarian for the Benson Latin American Collection, a unit of the University of Texas Libraries at The University of Texas at Austin. The appointment is effective Jan. 31, upon the retirement of Head Librarian Ann Hartness.
Just in time for end-of-semester projects, the University of Texas Libraries has launched a page of tools that make finding and utilizing information on the web a lot easier.
AUSTIN, Texas (August 31, 2007) —Beginning in August, members of the Texas Exes will have access to two valuable databases through a portal set up on the Texas Exes website.
AUSTIN, Texas (August 31, 2007) —A new space in the Perry–Castañeda Library funded by a $500,000 gift from the University Federal Credit Union will open at the end of August.
AUSTIN, Texas (August 28, 2007) —Due to the renovation of the LBJ Library Plaza, access to the Benson Latin American Collection and the Public Affairs Library will be altered throughout the duration of the project, expected to extend from September 2007 until June 2009.
AUSTIN, Texas (February 1, 2007) —The University of Texas Libraries has acquired a collection of materials belonging to Houston architect and Frank Lloyd Wright devotee Karl Kamrath (1911-1988).