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Finals Study Break - December 14 @ 7:30 pm

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The Great Days of Vaudeville: A Personal Recollection

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Milton Marathon

Milton Marathon

The Department of English, in collaboration with Special Collections at the University Libraries, will host the 11th annual Milton Marathon on Friday, Nov. 21 from 8:00 am – 8:00 pm.

The all-day open mic reading of the great epic Paradise Lost, Milton’s poem about the creation of the world and the fall of Adam and Eve, begins at 8:00 a.m. More...

An Understanding of Mexican History through the Morales de Escárcega Collection



The final special event in conjunction with the “Paginas de la historia de México: Excerpts from the Morales de Escárcega Collection” exhibit will be a lecture on Thursday November 20, 2008 at 6:30 pm by Professor Michael Brescia.More...

Take Another Look! Resources for the Study of Mexican Visual Culture in the Morales Escárcega Collection

The third in a series of lectures about the exhibit “Paginas de la historia de México: Excerpts from the Morales de Escárcega Collection” will be offered by Professor Stacie Widdifield at 2:30-4pm on Thursday November 6, 2008.More...

Exhibit examines the role corn plays in Mexican American culture

Mexican Studies class curates library exhibit. Corn, the most widely grown grain in the Americas holds a special place in Mexican American culture, a place explored by the exhibit “Mexican American Culture Through the Prism of Maiz,” which will run from Nov. 3 to Dec. 12, in Research West. The exhibit focuses on how Mexican Americans continue to identify as “gente de maiz” or people of corn, through ancient and contemporary stories, beliefs, traditions, imagery, medicinal practices, art and music. More...

Junior Scientists Kids' Day

The 6th Annual Junior Scientists Kids’ Day is scheduled for Homecoming Saturday at the UA Science-Engineering Library!

This free Homecoming event, planned and sponsored by the UA Libraries, features interactive educational science activities for kids ages approximately 4-12. The first five years have been highly successful with hundreds of children and their parents, families, and friends enjoying the fun and learning more about science and engineering!More...

Single Sign On: Now at The Library

UPDATE 12/09/2008:

Building on Single Sign on access for off-campus users to databases and journals, beginning January 6, 2009, customers' access to “My Account” services will also allow users to log in using their NetID (this replaces the use of your CatCard number). These services include the following:

Placing holds

Renewing materials

Paying late fees

Preferred searches

Viewing your checked-out materials

Reading History

You will still use your CatCard to check out library materials.More...

You are invited to visit the newest Special Collections exhibition, “Paginas de la historia de México: Excerpts from the Morales de Escárcega Collection” from September 15, 2008 through January 9, 2009. The exhibit features pieces from the Morales de Escárcega Collection, a collection acquired by the UA Libraries from the Escárcega family in early fall of 2007. More...

Main Library Books Are Moving

online call number guide has the most recently updated information about the location of items in the library. Please refer to this over the paper location guides, which cannot be kept up-to-date. This project is expected to last until November 2008. More...

Media Collection Relocating!

If you are UA Faculty, Staff, or Student, please use our Express Retrieval services to access these materials. More...

Learn about UA Programs for K-12 Teachers!

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Living the Future 7: Transforming Libraries Through Collaboration

HOSTED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA LIBRARIES, TUCSON, AZ

FEATURING KEYNOTE SPEAKER:

Peter M. Senge, Ph.D.

Author of the widely acclaimed book, The Fifth Discipline: The Art and Practice of The Learning Organization, as well as numerous books on strategies for building learning organizations, Senge has lectured extensively throughout the world.More...

Living the Future 7: Transforming Libraries Through Collaboration

HOSTED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA LIBRARIES, TUCSON, AZ

FEATURING KEYNOTE SPEAKER:

Peter M. Senge, Ph.D.

Author of the widely acclaimed book, The Fifth Discipline: The Art and Practice of The Learning Organization, as well as numerous books on strategies for building learning organizations, Senge has lectured extensively throughout the world.More...

Sonoran Desert Knowledge Exchange Community Showcase: Tucson Audubon Society and Tucson Bird Count

Tucson Audubon Society, and Rachel McCaffrey, Tucson Bird Count. They will share information and show examples of the resources that their organizations provide to enhance the discovery and awareness of Sonoran Desert birding communities.

This is the fourth in a series of four Community Showcases planned for this spring by the Sonoran Desert Knowledge Exchange (SDKE). SDKE is a collaborative initiative led by the UA Libraries that seeks to bring together individuals and organizations who have information, services and other resources that can contribute to increased awareness, research and preservation of the Sonoran Desert. More...

Two Group Study Rooms Available for Reservation in Information Commons

Beginning Thursday April 10th, Two group study rooms in the Main Library Information Commons are available for reservation:



A105, with capacity for a group of up to 12 people

A106, with capacity for a group of up to 8 people



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Sonoran Desert Knowledge Exchange Community Showcase: The Desert Tortoise

This showcase features a presentation by Daina Dajevskis, Interpretive Park Ranger at Saguaro National Park. She will bring live desert tortoises and share information about their habitat as well as current conservation and tracking techniques.

This is the third in a series of four Community Showcases planned for this spring by the Sonoran Desert Knowledge Exchange (SDKE), http://www.sdke.org/. SDKE is a collaborative initiative led by the UA Libraries that seeks to bring together individuals and organizations who have information, services and other resources that can contribute to increased awareness, research and preservation of the Sonoran Desert. More...


Date: April 3, Thursday

Place: Main Library, Research West

Time: 2:30 pm

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The MASRC will host an exhibit, symposium & documentary that examine the concept of when “our” story begins. More...

Environmental Perspectives: An Appreciation of Arid Lands Exhibit and Lecture Series with Gary Paul Nabhan

Gary Paul Nabhan, Ph.D., writer, lecturer and world-renown conservation scientist will be speaking in Special Collections on Wednesday, March 5 at 7:00 p.m. in Special Collections. The topic of his talk is the intersection of Arab and Southwestern culture here in the desert. The University of Arizona Press is releasing his new book, Arab/American: Landscape, Culture, and Cuisine in Two Great Deserts in March.More...

Free RefWorks Workshops

Do you...

...dread writing your bibliography more than you do writing your paper?

...have trouble keeping track of your references and sources for your paper?

...find MLA, APA, Chicago Manual and other citation styles a pain?

RefWorks can help!

Attend one of these FREE workshops:

Main Library

Information Commons

Classroom, Room A112

Tuesday, March 11th

12 Noon-1:30 p.m.More...

Sonoran Desert Knowledge Exchange Community Showcase


Presenting the UA Museum of Natural History and the UA Herbarium!

Come to this program and be amazed by how much more there is to learn about Southern Arizona’s most valuable treasure – our Sonoran Desert!

• Scientists reveal hidden desert secrets

• Meet other desert advocates, enthusiasts, and researchers

• Share your desert tales and experiences

• Discover the keys to learning more about our desert

This showcase features presentations by Dr. More...

100 Year Anniversary Celebration - UA Libraries as a Federal Depository Library


in providing information from our federal government

Featured Speakers:

· Robert N. Shelton, UA President

· Rep. Raul Grijalva, U.S. Congress

· Jacqueline Sharkey, Journalism Department Head

· Representatives from the Government Printing Office and the Arizona State Library

Date: Friday, February 22, 2008

Time: 5 to 7 P.M.More...