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Library Hours for Thursday, August 16th

All of the hours for today can be found below. We look forward to seeing you in the library.

Special CollectionsClosed


Bailey/Howe Library8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Media Services8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Bailey/Howe Reference11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Dana Medical Library7:30 am - 11:00 pm



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Special Collections staff are starting to pack for the move to the second level of Billings Library.

Our digital collections have moved! After 10 years of delivering content through a system designed and built by Center for Digital Initiatives staff, we have migrated into a new platform. Islandora, built and maintained by an international community, allows us to introduce some exciting new features.


2018 marks the year we leave our quarters in Bailey/Howe Library and take up residence in the historic Billings Library. We will be closed from July 9-August 19 for moving. We plan to reopen in Billings on August 20. Check here for construction updates and photos. Read our July updates now.

Enabling researchers to make use of our collections is one of Special Collections’ primary goals. Recently, we took an important step to assist researchers by joining the New England Regional Fellowship Consortium. Special Collections looks forward to welcoming NERFC fellows in 2019.


On August 27, Sylvain Piron, from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris, will open the 2018-2019 College of Arts and Sciences Medieval Studies Lecture Series with his presentation "Why Studying the Middle Ages Matters in the Age of Global Warming."

Special Collections and University Archives will be closed from July 9-August 19 to make the move to our new quarters in the Billings Library at 48 University Place. Although our collections will not be available during this time, we will be happy to answer questions via email or phone.

The spring semester exhibit in Special Collections features a selection of books from the Arion Press. Made mostly by hand under the direction of publisher Andrew Hoyem, the books have been described as “marvels to behold and a pleasure to touch.”

For the second Stories from the Stacks presentation this spring, UVM English professor Libby Miles will talk about two Abenaki community cookbooks that demonstrate strategies of survivance (survival + resistance). April 5 at 5:30 in Special Collections.

On March 7 at 6 pm, UVM Geography Professor Meghan Cope opens our new series, "Stories from the Stacks." Cope's research using the records of a longtime institution of care in Burlington provides important insights into the social construction of childhood and its lived realty.


#danamedicallibrary now has books on display that are recommended by the Larner College of Medicine Social Justice Coalition. Check them out in Dana’s main hallway. #oneflewoverthecuckoosnest  #onehundredyearsofsolitude #infinitejest and others! #ilovebooks #booksofinstagram #librariesofinstagram #instauvm #socialjusticecoalition

#danamedicallibrary now has books on display that are recommended by the Larner College of Medicine Social Justice Coalition. Check them out in Dana’s main hallway. #oneflewoverthecuckoosnest #onehundredyearsofsolitude #infinitejest and others! #ilovebooks #booksofinstagram #librariesofinstagram #instauvm #socialjusticecoalition

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