By Jonathan Haynes A renovations proposal that could slash more than half the stacks in Alderman Library has provoked a fiery response and over 500 petition signatures from students and faculty, who fear only 40 to 60 percent of the books would return to Alderman when the project is complete in 2023. Books will be […]
UVA has long desired a makeover of its 1937 research library, and with General Assembly funding for the $160 million project likely in 2018, plans are surging ahead—leaving some faculty and students uneasy about whether Alderman’s 2.5 million book collection will make it back to the library once renovations are complete. And while plans are […]
In this digital age, many speculate that printed literature is on the decline, with Kindles, iPhone apps and Google Books able to supply previously printed materials. However, this view of a digitized reading future holds little weight at the University of Virginia, where faculty and students alike are fighting to “save the books” at Alderman […]
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