Special Collections and University Archives will be closed from July 9-August 19 to make the move to their new quarters in the Billings Library at 48 University Place. Although collections will not be available during this time, librarians will be happy to answer questions via email or phone.
The spring semester exhibit in Special Collections features a selection of books from the Arion Press. Made mostly by hand under the direction of publisher Andrew Hoyem, the books have been described as “marvels to behold and a pleasure to touch.”
For the second Stories from the Stacks presentation this spring, UVM English professor Libby Miles will talk about two Abenaki community cookbooks that demonstrate strategies of survivance (survival + resistance). April 5 at 5:30 in Special Collections.
On March 7 at 6 pm, UVM Geography Professor Meghan Cope opens our new series, "Stories from the Stacks." Cope's research using the records of a longtime institution of care in Burlington provides important insights into the social construction of childhood and its lived realty.
For over 50 years, UVM’s Department of Art and Art History and Special Collections have been making, collecting and sharing artists’ books. Drawing on the rich resources in Special Collections, a new exhibit in the Colburn Gallery celebrates book arts at UVM.
On February 6, UVM professors Jane Kent and Major Jackson will have a conversation about their on-going collaborative project and discuss their distinct ideas about the interaction of word and image.
Bailey/Howe library faculty will offer one-hour long workshops throughout the fall semester to help faculty and students learn about citation management programs Zotero, Endnote, and Mendeley. Come learn how to organize your research with these robust tools. All skill levels and experience are welcome.
Green Mountain Pulp highlights the work of three recent keynote presenters, Alison Bechdel, Joe Sacco and Art Spiegelman, and presents a wide range of materials on comics in and about Vermont.
Featuring political cartoons by Thomas Nast and other artists, Bailey/Howe Library’s current exhibit examines the fierce debates over the meaning of the Fourteenth Amendment and the development of racial stereotypes in the twenty-five years after the U. S. Civil War. “Contesting Race and Citizenship in the Gilded Age” was created by students in Professor Nicole Phelps’s Spring 2017 class, The Gilded Age.