You can listen to Faulkner answer common questions in recordings available online, or view his actual handwritten notes in Special Collections.
You can create a digital map of the characters’ movements with the help of the Scholars’ Lab and Neatline. You can do that in the Scholars’ Lab in Alderman Library as well.
I had been discussing my difficulties getting involved with professor Stauffer, my advisor and COLA instructor.
He told me about a group called “Library Council” that needed some help tabling in the next week .
For most students, the libraries as a space are a place for social interaction and focused work.
There’s something about being surrounded entirely by books that makes me want to get down to work and write my paper now instead of later.
Finally, from 10–1, we would venture to Clemons for some late night studying, almost always involving a pizza order or two.
I had downloaded a Yule log app onto my computer, and I was able to check out an HDMI cord from the front desk of the library and hook my computer up to the screens in the rooms.
I was a first year—new to the University and unaware of the importance of a college library system, and I was taking a class that endeavored to answer that very question.
“Why Libraries Matter” was the College Advising Seminar that I had every Wednesday with professor Andrew Stauffer, and from that simple one credit class I learned so much about the importance of libraries to not only UVA, but to me as an actively learning mind. Jefferson’s University was a library—the Rotunda—rather than a church, which was revolutionary in the early 1800s. Jefferson was an avid reader; in a letter to John Adams, he said, “I cannot live without books.” In his time, a library was a place to store those books, to be accessed at any time in order to expand the limits of the human mind.