Perry-Castañeda Library

Libraries Launch Texas GeoData Portal on GIS Day

Nov. 12, 2019

The University of Texas Libraries are leveraging technological advances in geographic information systems (GIS) to enhance the value of map collections at The University of Texas at Austin with the launch of a new portal that is designed to facilitate discovery of geospatial datasets that are ready to use in GIS software for mapmaking and analysis.

2019 Graduates Make Tribute Gift to the Libraries

May 28, 2019

This year’s graduates showed some real class.

The 2019 graduating seniors earmarked their senior class gift for the Libraries Tomorrow Fund, which provides additional monies for the University of Texas Libraries.

Students were encouraged by their peer leaders at the Texas Student Foundation to donate a gift in the amount of $20.19 for the class gift through the university’s crowdfunding platform, Hornraiser. To date, the gift has raised over $34,000 from more than 850 students and library supporters.

Haricombe In Line for ARL Leadership Position

Oct. 29, 2018

The Association of Research Libraries Board of Directors ratified the election of Vice Provost and University of Texas Libraries Director Lorraine J. Haricombe as incoming vice president/president-elect of ARL at the organization’s fall meeting.

Winners for "Images of Research" Competition Announced

April 13, 2018

The University of Texas Libraries announce the winners of the first "Images of Research" competition.