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#IHeartUWLibraries Video Contest
2020 Libraries student video contest is here!
Libraries Dean Announces Elsevier Contract Finalized
A message from the Dean on publishing partner negotiations
Libraries Forms Alternative Access Team
A new Alternative Access Team will advise on solutions to address outcomes of potential changes in publishing partner contracts, journal access
ACRL Conference, Whiteness & Racism in Academic Libraries: Dismantling Structures of Oppression
UW Libraries is proud to partner with the Association of College and Research Libraries to host this event.
Libraries launches Sustainable Scholarship web page
A new online resource highlights guiding principles for "big deal" negotiations and approach to sustainable scholarship.
For the public good: our values in a changing scholarly communication landscape
A blog about the University Libraries point of view on "Big Deals" and the role of sustainable scholarship.
UW Faculty Join Elsevier Negotiations
June 4, 2019
Summer Tips: What to Know Before You Go!
June 1, 2019
UW Faculty Senate votes to support UW Libraries bargaining and licensing priorities in scholarly journal subscription negotiations
May 16, 2019 - The UW Faculty Senate votes unanimously to approve a Class C Resolution expressing support for UW Libraries Licensing Principles and bargaining priorities in upcoming negotiations with Elsevier and other “big deal” publishers
Melville Jacobs Collection inducted into National Recording Registry
The Melville Jacobs Collection of Native Americans of the American Northwest is one of 25 recordings inducted by the Library of Congress
Kanopy and Elsevier Security Breaches
March 2019
Solidarity Centennial commemorates 100 years of worker power
Events and Exhibits 100 years after the 1919 Seattle General Strike and the Centralia Tragedy
$1,205,000 Mellon grant to expand the University Press Diversity Fellowship Program
January 23, 2019
Legacy of Paul Allen for UW Libraries
Paul G. Allen 1953-2018
Lauren Ray selected for SPARC Open Education Leadership Program
Library Staff Wins UW Tacoma Team of the Year
Library program provides free access to some course textbooks
Leslie Hurst is 2018 UW Distinguished Librarian
Head of Teaching and Learning at UW Bothell Campus Library
Charles E. Chamberlin, 70, shaped UW Libraries
Seattle, WA, April 6, 2018
Faculty: apply for up to $5,000 to develop an Open Textbook for your UW course
Deadline April 15, 2018