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Library Hours for Sunday, October 21st

All of the hours for today can be found below. We look forward to seeing you in the library.
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Special Collections1:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Bailey/Howe Library10:00 am - 12:00 am

Media Services1:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Bailey/Howe Reference3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Dana Medical Library9:00 am - 11:00 pm



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News Stories

The Jack and Shirley Silver Special Collections Library is now open in the Billings Library at 48 University Place.

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.



Silver Special Collections is pleased to announce that UVM Professor of German and Folklore Wolfgang Mieder will participate in our lecture series this fall with a presentation on October 31 at 5:30.

On November 15 at 5:30 pm, Michael Bailey, professor of history at Iowa State University, will speak on “Preacher, Reformer, Witch-Hunter: Johannes Nider and the Religious World of the Late Middle Ages.”

On October 26 from 2-6, join NH teaching artist Marek Bennett for a hands-on comics creation lab, featuring source materials from the Vermont Folklife Center and UVM Special Collections or materials you bring along.

On October 18, Michele Burgess will talk about “The Stratigraphic Archives,” a series of eleven linked artists' books, all concerned with the archives of both quiet and cataclysmic events—natural and human made.

On September 27, David Lustgarten, associate professor in the Division of Communication and Creative Media at Champlain College, will help celebrate the opening of the Jack and Shirley Silver Special Collections Library with his presentation, "A Book, a Building, and the Future of Our World."


All day - The annual Bailey Howe Library costume contest. #uvmlibraries #uvm #halloween #uvmbored #horrorfilms

All day - The annual Bailey Howe Library costume contest. #uvmlibraries #uvm #halloween #uvmbored #horrorfilms

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