After fifteen years as Director of the University Libraries’ Silver Special Collections and over thirty years of service to the University of Vermont, Library Professor Jeffrey Marshall will slowly transition to retirement.
Welcome! The UVM Libraries will be open for the summer session. Read on for details.
Silver Special Collections is excited to present a series of online presentations about book arts in April.
Recent additions to the Rare Book collection include a 1499 treatise, a manuscript volume of short works copied between 1475 and 1485, and a rare copy of the first edition of Gerard’s The Herball.
Our digital series, "Gathering Leaves: Conversations about Book Arts," continues with a presentation by UVM English professor Liz Fenton. Professor Fenton will discuss how an interest in the history of printing first emerged out of and then revitalized her work as a literary critic.
Join us on April 15 for the second presentation in our online series, "Gathering Leaves: Conversations about Book Arts," when anthropologist Luis Vivanco will publicly unveil his latest comic, explore the relationship between comics and book arts, and discuss some of the primary research, creative, and technical challenges involved in this project.
Photographer, printer and bookmaker Andrew Frost opens our digital series, "Gathering Leaves: Conversations about Book Arts" on April 1 with a discussion about artists' books.
A new exhibit space in the Davis Center provides a venue in which the work and struggles of Black, Indigenous and People of Color at UVM can be acknowledged and celebrated.The inaugural exhibit is centered on the experiences of Black members of the UVM community. Visit the Fireplace Lounge to see the exhibit or view it online.
Baylor University musicologist Jann Cosart studied a massive handwritten Spanish choir book in the Special Collections reading room last week. #choirbook #uvm #uvmlibraries