University of Texas at Austin
Libraries Home | Mobile | My Account | Renew Items | Sitemap | Help |
support us
University of Texas Libraries
Celebrating the Life


For more information about this and all University of Texas Libraries news releases, please contact the current Communications Director, Travis Willmann, at traviswillmann@austin.utexas.edu or (512) 495-4644.


More University of Texas Libraries news releases

Due to deteriorating weather conditions, service desks at the University of Texas Libraries will follow the university's weather emergency operational schedule and close at 5pm today.
Due to extensive construction in the Jackson Geosciences Building, the Walter Geology Library will close to the public at close of business on Friday, May 15, 2015, and reopen on August 24, 2015, or such time as the building is released by the contractors. During this period, JGB will be inaccessible to all but authorized staff. See the complete FAQ here: http://www.lib.utexas.edu/geo/geolibaboutpages/faq.html
What: Research + Pizza: Mary Steinhardt, “Keep Calm and Take Finals.”  This event is free and open to the public. When: 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 5, 2015. Where: Perry-Castañeda Library, UFCU Student Learning Commons (PCL 2.500), The University of Texas at Austin.
AUSTIN, Texas—The University of Texas Libraries have announced the winners of the 2015 Signature Course Information Literacy Award. This award recognizes exemplary student work that achieves the learning outcomes of the Signature Course information literacy requirement. Three winners were chosen from 17 projects nominated by faculty.
Event: “Singing the Body”: UT Poetry Center presents CantoMundo Poets ire’ne lara silva and Octavio Quintanilla with Barrio Writers Youth Poets. The event is free and open to the public.
Event: The Fine Arts Library hosts a cataloging party in honor of its zine collection. This event is free and open to the public. When: 6 p.m., Thursday, April 23, 2015. Where: Fine Arts Library (DFA 4.104) at The University of Texas at Austin.
Event: Opening reception for “Hardware Not Responding” exhibition of videogame consoles and electronic toys. This event is free and open to the public. When: 5 p.m., Wednesday, April 1, 2015. Where: Fine Arts Library (DFA 3.200) at The University of Texas at Austin.
Event: The Hamilton Book Awards Author Showcase and Reception with Denise Spellberg, Desmond Lawler, Huaiyin Li, and Allison Lowery. This event is free and open to the public. When: 4 p.m., Friday, April 10, 2015. Where: Perry-Castañeda Library (PCL 2.500) at The University of Texas at Austin.
Event: The David O. Nilsson Lecture in Contemporary Drama and Literature – Dr. Brant Pope Presents Henrik Ibsen. This event is free and open to the public. When: 6 p.m., Thursday, April 9, 2015.
What: Open access advocate and SPARC representative Nick Shockey discusses the impact of OA on graduate students, universities and other public research institutions. This event is free and open to the public. When: 12-1:30 p.m.,Wednesday, April 8, 2015. Where: Perry Castañeda Library (PCL 2.500), The University of Texas at Austin.
EVENT: The Excessive Noise Concert Series: “Orient-Occident” featuring music bridging the East and the West. Free and open to the public. WHEN: 6 p.m., Saturday, March 28, 2015. WHERE: Fine Arts Library (DFA 3.200) at The University of Texas at Austin
The Perry-Castañeda Library will remain open for use on its regular 24-hour schedule during the university-wide weather closure. Patron services — including InterLibrary Services, Circulation, Reference and other staff-reliant services will observe university operational delays and return at 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 5. Branch libraries will observe UT operational delays.
What: Butler School of Music Faculty Book Reading. This event is free and open to the public. When: 4 p.m., Tuesday, March 10. Where: Fine Arts Library (DFA 3.200), The University of Texas at Austin. Background:  Two leading musicology and ethnomusicology professors from The University of Texas at Austin discuss their latest publications. 
What: Web-Mapping for the Humanities: Introduction to WorldMap with Suzanne Blier When: 4-5:30 p.m.,Wednesday, March 4 Where: AVAYA Auditorium, Peter O’Donnell Jr. Building (POB 2.302)
What: “Films in Person” films series featuring Shield and Spear. This event is free and open to the public. When: 6 p.m., Thursday, March 12. Where: Fine Arts Library (DFA 3.200), The University of Texas at Austin.
What: Research + Pizza: Gary Freeman on the politics of immigration.  This event is free and open to the public. When: Noon, Wednesday, March 4. Where: Perry-Castañeda Library, UFCU Student Learning Commons (PCL 2.500), The University of Texas at Austin.
Event: Science Study Break features UT alum Dr. Jason Thalken on martial arts. The event is free and open to the public. When: 6 p.m., Tuesday, February 10. Where: Student Activity Center Auditorium (SAC 1.402) at The University of Texas at Austin. Background: Rumble in the SAC, as the first Science Study Break of 2015 gets rowdy with your favorite martial artists from film and TV.
EVENT: Excessive Noise Concert Series featuring music for winds with Chris Prosser, Russell Podgorsek, and performances by the Butler School of Music Graduate Saxophone Quartet, the Aero Quintet, and current DMA students Charlotte Daniel (flute) and Chad Ibison (guitar). WHEN: 6 p.m., Saturday, January 31, 2015.
What: Research + Pizza: Dr. Janine Barchas on “What Jane Saw.”  This event is free and open to the public. When: Noon, Wednesday, February 4. Where: Perry-Castañeda Library, UFCU Student Learning Commons (PCL 2.500), The University of Texas at Austin.
What: Research + Pizza: Professor Sherri Greenberg discusses municipal organization and governance.  This event is free and open to the public.
For the last several years, the University of Texas Libraries has staked out a week during the semester to highlight the resources and services that can provide students with the tools and support they need to put forth their best efforts for class projects and final exams.
Event: Science Study Break features Dr. Luis Sentis (Mechanical Engineering) on robots. The event is free and open to the public. When: 6 p.m., Wednesday, October 29 Where: Jackson Geoscience Building (JGB 2.216) at The University of Texas at Austin. Background: Beware Skynet. Your future robot overlords are coming to the next Science Study Break.
EVENT: Excessive Noise Concert Series featuring performances by the Cordova Quartet, Bereket, Duo Brucoco, Pamela Wilkinson, Russell Podgorsek and Reema Bounajem. WHEN: 6 p.m., Saturday, October 25, 2014. WHERE: Fine Arts Library (DFA 3.200) at The University of Texas at Austin
Beginning this month, the Alexander Architectural Archive — part of the University of Texas Libraries — presents a new architecture exhibit series that focuses on buildings with ties to the archive’s collections.
What: Research + Pizza: Dr. Jaimie Davis talks about low-fat vs. low-carb diets.  This event is free and open to the public. When: Noon, Wednesday, October 8. Where: Perry-Castañeda Library, UFCU Student Learning Commons (PCL 2.500), The University of Texas at Austin.
AUSTIN, Texas — Lorraine J. Haricombe has been selected as the new vice provost and director of libraries at The University of Texas at Austin. Haricombe currently serves as the dean of libraries at the University of Kansas. She begins her new position Feb. 1, 2015.
The University of Texas Libraries is taking part in an international campaign to promote freedom of access to scholarly research through a series of events taking place in October.
COLLEGE STATION—A library facility collaboratively constructed in 2013 and jointly operated by The Texas A&M University and University of Texas Systems was originally designed to accommodate one million volumes with an optional expansion to handle an additional two million volumes.  As volumes po
Event: Texas Banned Books: Questions & Answers, a panel on censorship. The event is free and open to the public. When: 6-8 p.m., Wednesday, September 24 Where: UFCU Student Learning Commons in the Perry-Castañeda Library at The University of Texas at Austin.
The Department of English and the University of Texas Libraries welcome premiere Welsh poet Gwyneth Lewis for a reading of her poetry later this month. Lewis was named the inaugural National Poet of Wales in 2005 and held that position through 2006.
Syndicate content

News Release Archives

Doug Barnett, Project Manager, MA • Telephone: (512) 495-4388 • FAX: (512) 495-4347


For more information about this and all University of Texas Libraries news releases, please contact the current Communications Director, Travis Willmann, at traviswillmann@austin.utexas.edu or (512) 495-4644.


More University of Texas Libraries news releases

Syndicate content