October 13, 2014
Frances McCue discusses “Mary Randlett Portraits,” a new book from University of Washington Press she created with the well-known Northwest photographer.
October 1, 2014
Justin Wadland of the UW Tacoma Library discusses his book “Trying Home: The Rise and Fall of an Anarchist Utopia on Puget Sound.”
August 26, 2014
Sandra Kroupa had to learn a lot about Russian children’s literature in a hurry to curate the exhibit now on display in UW Libraries Special Collections. But it wasn’t meant to be that way. Kroupa is the longtime book arts and rare book curator for UW Libraries. The exhibit is “From the Lowly Lubok to…
July 9, 2014
Summer is here and with that comes a vibrant local arts scene. In this special issue, we highlight events not only on the UW’s Seattle campus but also events in the community that involve our talented students, faculty and alumni.
June 27, 2014
Barbara Cantwell, a UW Libraries staff member, is the co-author of “Corpse of Discovery,” the second book in a series of mysteries featuring “fiery-haired librarian Hester Freelove McGarrigle” and Portland’s old library bookmobile.
June 3, 2014
Interviews from the 1990s by Seattle-area activist Gary Greaves on how the area changed after the 1962 World’s Fair are now offered online by UW Libraries.
May 14, 2014
Dance, opera, exhibition openings and the Roethke Reading fill this especially busy week in the arts. From the MFA Dance Concert to School of Music and Pacific MusicWorks’ production of G.F. Handel’s “Semele,” there’s plenty to see and do on the main stages.
March 24, 2014
Beethoven, Brahms, Handel, Tchaikovsky, Wagner, Gershwin — the names alone are enough to quicken the pulse of any classical music lover. Those greats and many more are represented in a gift of rare classical music scores to the University of Washington Music Library.
February 19, 2014
The Presidential Medal of Freedom bestowed posthumously on UW alum Gordon K. Hirabayashi will come to the UW on Feb. 22 in an afternoon-long seminar and celebration of the man and his legacy.
October 16, 2013
We travel back in time 52 years for the latest installment of Lost and Found Films, to the 1961 construction of the Space Needle and the Monorail in downtown Seattle.
May 29, 2013
In late June, the University Libraries home page will feature a new unified search system that will enable the campus community to find and request books, journal articles and media of all formats, all combined in a single search.
March 4, 2013
“Governor’s Day 2,” a six-minute montage of colorful campus scenes, is the latest in the Lost and Found Films series, where readers help identify snippets of UW footage.
December 13, 2012
UW librarians acted quickly to eliminate bedbugs in books last August.
December 7, 2011
UW Libraries Special Collections’ exhibit “Merry Company: Pop-ups, Movables & Toy Books,” comes mainly from the collections of an extraordinary donor, Pamela Harer. The exhibit will be open through March 12, 2012.