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Join the Tennessee Open and Affordable Course Materials project team as a Graduate Assistant in 2020-2021!

Two Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) positions have been funded through a One UT Collaboration Grant, the Tennessee Open and Affordable Course Materials (TOACM) grant. GRAs from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC) and the University of Tennessee – Knoxville (UTK) will collaborate to complete the grant projects to create a system-wide open and affordable course materials web resource and form a system-wide Open and Affordable Course Materials Council. 

History of Protest and Activism in Chattanooga

The city of Chattanooga is no stranger to nonviolent protest. From the Howard High School students who led sit-ins and look-ins in downtown Chattanooga during the Civil Rights Movement to contemporary activists advocating tighter gun controls and inclusivity, our city has a rich history of fighting for social justice. Explore our content in UTC Digital Collections and CHC Online to learn more about how Chattanoogans have fought for equality.

ReSEARCH Dialogues 2020: Now on UTC Scholar

The 2020 ReSEARCH Dialogues in-person events in April were cancelled in response to the COVID-19 coronavirus. However, Lisa Piazza, Director of Undergraduate Research and Creative Endeavor, wanted to create another opportunity for participants to be recognized for their work and showcase their scholarship. Piazza reached out to Scholarly Communications Librarian Rachel Fleming, and they collaborated on creating an online opportunity for all ReSEARCH Dialogues participants using the UTC Library’s

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Intern Perspectives: Riley Grisham

This blog post was authored by Riley Grisham, an intern in the Library’s Special Collections unit from the UTC Department of English in Spring 2020. I chose to intern with UTC Special Collections because it seemed like a meeting point of sorts between my two fields of study: English and Art History. Initially, I thought I would only be able to pursue one of these fields in graduate school,

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Join Scholarly Communications as a Student Assistant starting Summer 2020!

The Affordable Course Materials Initiative (ACMI) in the UTC Library is hiring a part-time student assistant to support the Initiative by creating a database of course-mapped open resources in general education. The Affordable Course Materials Initiative is a scholarly communications service, housed in Special Collections in the UTC Library. Scholarly Communications services also include copyright and licensing consultation, open scholarship, data management, and instruction on scholarly communications, and open