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Jim Hayes, founder and longtime coach of the UTA Movin' Mavs wheelchair basketball team, training for a charity event in 1986.

In the early 1970s, University of Texas at Arlington students who used wheelchairs had their choice of majors: history or accounting. Those two degrees were the only ones whose classes were held in wheelchair-accessible buildings.

Since then, the University has steadily improved access... Read more about Grant helps UTA Libraries Special Collections digitize disability history

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Washington Monument at sunset

We're excited to start a new semester of Mavs Art at UTA. Mavs Art is a semester-long program which provides a chance for UT Arlington students, staff and faculty to showcase their many artistic talents. You may submit all forms of artwork varying from charcoal sketches to 3D forms created in... Read more about Show your artwork at Central Library

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Janeth Colmenero Martinez

Sure, you know you can check out books and even laptops at the library, but here are 10 technology tools we bet you didn’t know you could check out at UTA Libraries!

  1. Graphing calculators. Available for 24-hour loan from Central Library... Read more about New technology available for checkout
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UTA FabLab

A new partnership between The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries and Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth will mean new high-tech healthcare learning opportunities for pediatric patients.

Thanks to an Emerging Technology Award from the National Network of Libraries of... Read more about UT Arlington Libraries deliver healthcare learning, mobile FabLab to young hospital patients

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Bridget Lewis
Inquiries into Korean Linguistics V

UT Arlington Libraries has published its first e-book under its MavOpenPress imprint, founded in December. ... Read more about MavOpenPress publishes its first e-book

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Ramona Holmes
SciVal Funding

SciVal Funding, now available through UTA Libraries, helps researchers and administrators find new funding sources by filtering information from over 9,000 public and private funding bodies. Users can search by keyword and browse by topic and location.

The database comprehensively covers... Read more about New database helps faculty find funding opportunities

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UTA FabLab

The Uta FabLab will be closed Saturday, July 25, through Thursday, July 30.

It will reopen July 31.

Summer Faculty Development Series

Summer Faculty Development Series
Wednesdays in July at 2 p.m.
Central Library, Room 315

Please RSVP at

Sponsored by the... Read more about Summer Faculty Development Series

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Banned Books Week logo

Harry Potter. The Kite Runner. Friday Night Lights. All these books and many more have been subject to attempts to remove them from U.S. libraries, earning them a spot on the American Library Association's Banned Book list. To recognize Banned Books Week this September, a group of UTA librarians... Read more about Books Week committee seeks book donations

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Marquel Anteola
Pic of Scholarly Communication Website

UTA Libraries are committed to helping UTA faculty preserve and share their research with the broader academic community. To help with that effort, the library launched a scholarly communication website to make the UTA community aware of its... Read more about Libraries launch Scholarly Communication Website

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Brett Currier