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Try the library's new search tool: Summon

Mar 10, 2014

The UA Libraries are introducing a better way to search. Summon is a new tool that gives you credible, relevant results and quick access to items from the library’s vast collections. From a single search box on the library’s homepage, Summon enables you to search the library catalog, databases, unique digital collections, open access materials, and so much more.

Ken Wolfgang: Portrait of an Independent Arizona Filmmaker

Feb 13, 2014

Ken Wolfgang was born in Toledo, Ohio in 1931. In 1958 he founded Kensharo Productions and in 1964 he moved to Sonoita, AZ to make filmmaking his full time profession. The travelogue films Wolfgang produced between 1958-1982 document a breadth of regions and their cultures ranging from Mexico, Thailand, Japan, India, Singapore, Austria, and the American desert southwest. With his films, Wolfgang strove to document the cultural perspective of his subjects without reinforcing the negative stereotypes of foreign cultures that were held by members of the American culture.

Connecting Archival Research and the Classroom

Dec 20, 2013

The University of Arizona Libraries regularly collaborate with departments and groups across campus. In this video, we look at connections between Special Collections and the History Department.

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