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Press Release:University of Washington Libraries announces additional closures; Odegaard Library to remain open with limited access
A Message From the Dean- Libraries response to COVID-19 - March 15, 2020
A blog by Betsy Wilson on Libraries response to COVID-19
University of Washington Libraries announces additional closures; Odegaard Library to remain open with limited access
March 13, 2020
Libraries Coronavirus Response and Update Page
Real time information on changing hours of operation, announcements, resources and more.
A message from the Dean on UW Libraries Response to coronavirus (COVID-19)
Libraries Signs Joint Letter In Opposition of NARA Closing
UW Libraries joins Chief Librarians from Alaska, Oregon and Washington State to appeal to the Federal Office of Building Management
#IHeartUWLibraries Video Contest- EXTENDED DEADLINE
2020 Libraries student video contest !
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