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Portrait of Dr. Desiree Henderson, Associate Professor of English, UTA

Have you read a banned book? Probably.

But in English Professor Desiree Henderson’s Topics in Literature course, that is all you will read. Dr. Henderson frequently makes selections using the American Library Association’s ... Read more about English instructor invites discussion using banned books

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C.D. Walter
#RebelReader Twitter Tournament poster

Your words have the power to fight censorship! Tweet any of the action items listed in the image using the hashtag #RebelReader during Banned Books Week (September 24-30) for a chance to win an array of literary prizes.

Join UTA Libraries in our support of intellectual freedom. Include #... Read more about Become a #RebelReader

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C.D. Walter
Brightly colored pillows and blankets

The Texas library family is strong, so when UTA Libraries heard that hundreds of Hurricane Harvey evacuees were coming to Dallas, caring colleagues initiated a library community effort to collect books and make blankets for those in need.

“We want to use our strengths as a library to... Read more about How to help Hurricane Harvey evacuees

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Dean of Libraries Rebecca Bichel
"Central Library now open around the clock. 24 hours a day 7 days a week"

The Central Library began staying open 24/7 on the first day of the Fall semester. Previously, it was open 24/5.
 
Various user studies conducted by the Libraries indicated that many students desire 24/7 accessibility to the Central Library. Many months of planning and preparation... Read more about UTA Libraries now open around the clock

Fort Bliss cavalrymen

10 August 2017 PRESS RELEASE

UTA Libraries will scan 15,000 negatives from its Fort Worth Star-Telegram Photographic Collection thanks to a $25,000 TexTreasures grant awarded by the Texas State Library & Archives Commission.

The project continues an effort... Read more about Related Image from Fort Worth Star-Telegram Collection, "Fort Bliss cavalrymen."

Institute of Museum and Library Services logo

Martin Wallace, Maker Literacies and Engineering Librarian at the University of Texas at Arlington Libraries, was awarded a $49,800 National Leadership Grant for Libraries from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). Partners in the award are Gretchen Trkay and Katie Musick Peery of... Read more about UTA Libraries awarded grant to test maker literacies program

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Martin Wallace
Four outlet power unit. "We've got the power"

Are you having trouble finding a spot to recharge yourself and your devices? We’ve got you covered. Introducing our 8-Outlet/4-USB surge protection power strips now available for checkout for up to four hours—at all three branches. We guarantee you’ll be one of the more popular people in the... Read more about We’ve got the power

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General Ramey with Roswell debris

The UTA Libraries Special Collections Division has partnered with researchers Kevin Randle, David Rudiak, Simon Schollum, and Jerry Morelock to document and disseminate photographic assets held by the Libraries related to the Roswell UFO incident of 1947... Read more about New website on Roswell UFO incident of 1947

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Special Collections
Portrait of UTA Business GRA Jonathan Le

by Jonathon Le, FabLab GRA

I started coming to the UTA Library to learn how to use Photoshop, at the time it was only available in the DMS. It was great to have access to both the software and knowledgeable staff to expand what I could accomplish in Photoshop. I was able to apply what I... Read more about FabLab student worker gains valuable real-world experience

Torn paper with the word "Copyright" printed on it

If you have questions regarding copyright and fair use, contact our listserv at LIBRARY-SC@LISTSSERV.UTA.EDU.

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UTA Libraries, Scholarly Communications Department