UW Libraries e-news
March 2011

From the Dean

Betsy Wilson, Dean of UW Libraries (photo by Cass Redstone)
Betsy Wilson

The services and collections at the Libraries wouldn’t be possible without partnerships, collaboration and teamwork. Our award-winning staff consults with scholars online as part of a 24-hour chat helpline, they travel the world to find rare or important volumes that will aid researchers in their quest for knowledge, and our Library Liaisons partner with students and faculty in the process of learning and discovery. More...

In the Spotlight


Libraries Joins HathiTrust Partnership
UW Libraries has become a sustaining member of HathiTrust, a partnership of major research institutions and libraries from the United States and Europe, all focused on a common goal: to build an extraordinary digital library that preserves and provides access to the cultural record. More...

Called a Home (Photo by Dr. Kyo Koike)

Seattle Camera Club on UW 360
Watch the story of how “friendship and foresight” helped bring a collection of photographs—some from Libraries Special Collections— to an exhibit at the Henry Art Gallery. More...

Suzzallo Library (Photo by UW Daily)

Faculty Fund for Library Excellence Gets OK from Faculty Senate
Faculty members rate UW Libraries the most important source of information for their work. Since 1980, the UW had been in the top 15% of American and Canadian research libraries; it's now in the top 25%. More...


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César Chávez'

In His Own Words: The Life and Work of César Chávez
April 1–June 30
Thirty-eight photographs paired with excerpts from César Chávez’s dynamic speeches, interviews, and authoritative writings in both English and Spanish document the full course of his remarkable career. More...

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