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Ramona Holmes (L) and Sam Haynes (R)

The digital humanities project Borderlands received a $10,000 grant from the College of Liberal Arts (COLA). Sam Haynes, director of the Center for Southwestern Studies, and UTA Libraries Digital Creation department head Ramona Holmes serve as principle investigators for the project, which was... Read more about Borderlands project receives $10K COLA grant

MavsArt 2016 artwork

UTA Libraries are seeking submissions to MavsArt for the spring semester. MavsArt provides UTA students, staff, and faculty an opportunity to exhibit their artistic talents. Artwork varying from 2D photography, paintings, and sketches, to 3D forms, will be accepted.

Submission deadline is... Read more about MavsArt deadline extended

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Janeth Colmenero Martinez
NASA Day of Remembrance poster for Kalpana Chawla

UT Arlington alumna Kalpana Chawla was the first Indian-born woman astronaut. Dr. Chawla earned a Master of Science in aerospace engineering from UTA in 1984 and a Ph.D. in aerospace engineering from the University of Colorado in 1988. She was assigned her first space mission on November 19,... Read more about UTA Libraries honors Kalpana Chawla

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Kiriakis Newman
Steaming coffee pot and mug on a table
P.O.D. Market extended hours

The Provisions-On-Demand (P.O.D.) Express, located on the second floor of Central Library will help fuel students' studying with extended hours during Finals Week.

It will be open 24 hours a day Dec. 14-17. Friday, Dec. 18, it will be open until 1 p.m... Read more about Coffee and snacks to fuel studying students during Finals Week

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Kiriakis Newman
Alexander Street home page

The UTA Libraries recently implemented the Alexander Street Press’ Streaming Video.  This collection provides access to over 23,000 videos across multiple disciplines from a wide variety of providers such as BBC, Bloomberg, Canal+, CRM Learning, Discovery, CBS, HBO, Janus Films (Criterion... Read more about Streaming video now available

Dr. Maria Martinez-Cosio, UTA assistant vice provost for faculty affairs

UT Arlington received a $2.62 million federal grant to provide student services aimed mostly at Hispanic, lower-income and nontraditional students. Part of that money will be used to renovate the second floor of the Central Library, in order to provide a central location for students requiring... Read more about UTA gets $2.62 million federal grant for student services

POD Market logo

A POD (Provisions-on-Demand) Market is now open!  It is located on the second floor of the Central Library. This small convenience store stocks food, drinks, and school supplies.

POD hours:

Mon-Thurs: 9 a.m.-2 a.m.
Fri: 9 a.m.-8 p.m.
Sat: 10 a.m.-5 p.... Read more about POD Market opens in Central Library

Books on a spiral shelf

The Textbook Project—a program offering a selection of 1000- and 2000-level textbooks that can be checked out for two hours—has returned for fall 2015.


UTA Libraries sixth floor parlor

University departments and student organizations can now view room availability for the sixth floor of Central Library before booking an event. 

Visit the University Center Plan your event here link and navigate to the... Read more about Online calendar available for parlor, atrium reservations

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Kathleen Houston
Pike Drive-In Theater in Fort Worth, Texas

UTA Libraries have added approximately 6,500 images from Fort Worth commercial photographer W.D. Smith to the Digital Gallery. Smith worked from the 1940s to the 1970s and his subjects ranged from street scenes and buildings to families and... Read more about Thousands of images added to UTA Libraries' Digital Gallery

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