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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
First-edition opera vocal score on display at Seattle Opera during Beatrice and Benedict
February 24, 2018
UW Press joins UW Libraries
February 21, 2018
Claire Kenny is UW Libraries and Henry Art Gallery conservator for paper and photographs
October 20, 2017
UW Health Sciences Library awarded grant for Virtual Reality Lab for cardiac surgical teams
October 5, 2017
Change to Libraries fine policy for renewable materials begins September 25
User feedback led to change. September 25, 2017
Librarians of the University of Washington Implement Open Access Policy
September 15, 2017