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Libraries Launch Unified Search for Website

July 11, 2018

The University of Texas Libraries announces the launch of the new unified search feature for the Libraries’ website, making it possible to explore the spectrum of library resources within a single search.

The unified search will eliminate the need for users to limit results to a single source option, making the discovery experience more intuitive and less complicated for users unfamiliar with the differences between resources.

Trelogan Awarded Texas Digital Library Innovative Outreach Award

May 22, 2018

Research Data Services Coordinator Jessica Trelogan received the Innovative Outreach Award from the Texas Digital Library at the annual Texas Conference on Digital Libraries which took place May 15 – 17, 2018 at the Commons Learning Center on the J.J. Pickle Research Campus in Austin, Texas.

21 años de paz, 21 millones de documentos: Una reflexión sobre el portal digital del Archivo Histórico de la Policía Nacional

April 25, 2018

Por Hannah Alpert-Abrams

Traducido por Susanna Sharpe

¿Cómo le hacemos para entender 80 millones de páginas de documentos históricos?

Esta pregunta es de naturaleza filosófica. Se trata del poder de la mente para asimilar un número tan grande de documentos. El Archivo Histórico de la Policía Nacional (AHPN), en la Ciudad de Guatemala, contiene unos 80 millones de documentos, que abarcan unos 135 años de la historia de la Policía Nacional.

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.

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.

AILLA Awarded NEH Grant for Endangered Language Project

April 9, 2018

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded a Documenting Endangered Languages Preservation Grant of $227,365 to Patience Epps and Susan Smythe Kung of the Archive of the Indigenous Languages of Latin America (AILLA) for support of their upcoming project entitled “Archiving Significant Collections of Endangered Languages: Two Multilingual Regions of Northwestern South America.”

Architecture Exhibit Celebrates a Century of Sutton Hall

March 30, 2018

The University of Texas Libraries celebrates the 100th anniversary of a Forty Acres original with the latest edition of the “To Better Know a Building” exhibition series.

Architecture Exhibit Celebrates a Century of Sutton Hall

March 30, 2018

The University of Texas Libraries celebrates the 100th anniversary of a Forty Acres original with the latest edition of the “To Better Know a Building” exhibition series.

Call for Thoma Latin American Art Scholars

March 27, 2018

In collaboration With the Thoma Foundation and the Blanton Museum of Art, LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections is pleased to announce a  call  / call for proposals for the grants Thoma for Research in Virreinal Arte Latinoamericano (Thoma Visiting Scholars in Spanish Colonial Art). The Scholarships Thoma will fund short-term visits for six scholars to conduct research on South American colonial art based on a long-term loan to the Blanton by the  Carl & Marilynn Thoma Foundation . Researchers will have access to ove