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Author Visit and Book Signing with Cherie Priest

The UTC Library is delighted to welcome local author and University of Tennessee alumnus Cherie Priest back to campus for a haunting reading from her latest novel, The Family Plot. Guests will also have the opportunity to ask questions and have their copies of her books signed by the author. The event will take place in the Southern Writers Room located on the 4th floor of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Library on Tuesday, October 25 at 5:30pm.

World War I on Display in Special Collections and Roth Reading Room

View World War I resources available from Special Collection on display in the George Connor Special Collections Reading Room (LIB 439) and the Andrew C. Roth Grand Reading Room (LIB 402) through December 2016. In honor of the centennial of the Great War, enjoy a display of materials from the Anne Bachman Hyde correspondence and research notes, Cyrus Griffin Martin diaries and military records, Frank Prescott papers and records,  World War I

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Celebrate Women’s History Month with Marilyn Lloyd

Celebrate the recent primary elections and Women’s History Month with Marilyn Lloyd’s papers and correspondence housed in Special Collections. Congresswoman Lloyd became the first woman ever elected to Congress from Tennessee for a full term. Marilyn Lloyd’s collection documents her 20 years of service as a member of the United States House of Representatives from Tennessee’s third Congressional District from 1974 to 1994. The collection includes congressional records, copies of speeches, campaign flyers, and letters from constituents

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Botanical Display in Special Collections

In recognition of Plant Natives 2016, an annual native plant symposium presented by the Tennessee Valley Chapter of Wild Ones in partnership with the UTC Department of Biology, Geology and Environmental Science, check out a colorful exhibit of rare books and paintings on display in Special Collections. The exhibit includes botany books that highlight area wildflowers and landscapes, along with works by local artists William Crutchfield and Emma Bell Miles.  

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UTC Scholar Now Part of SHARE

UTC Scholar is the university’s institutional repository that exposes student research and locally-published journals to a global audience. In 2015, the Open Access theses, dissertations, and journal articles housed in UTC Scholar were downloaded an average of 76 times by researchers from around the world. In order to improve the reach of the university’s scholarly and creative endeavors, the Library has partnered UTC Scholar with SHARE, an international database of more than 4.15

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