UTSA Libraries Glimpse: An insider's look for friends of the UTSA Libraries

Issue #3

Have you ever wondered what the Main Plaza in front of San Fernando Cathedral looked like in the mid-19th century? Or what businesses surrounded Military Plaza in the early 20th century?

Through The University of Texas at San Antonio’s Historypin channel, researchers now can geographically and chronologically browse a small selection of San Antonio photographs. Over the last several months, the UTSA Libraries Special Collections department has uploaded more than 280 photographs from the Institute of Texan Cultures’ General Photograph Collection.

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Student’s long journey leads to the UTSA Libraries

Omolara-Jara “Lara” Lawal stands tall as she grips two orange and clear tumblers; her long blue work uniform sweater is worn over a trendy camouflage shirt and skinny jeans.


Summer Photo Contest Engages New Students

Students this summer took a little piece of The University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries with them — on tours in Europe, excursions in Peru, water skiing near Austin and more.

This was made possible through the Libraries’ Blue Crew with You! photo contest.


UTSA Libraries Receives Gift of National Association for Bilingual Education Records

The National Association for Bilingual Education’s history now can be found where it was partially rooted.


Overheard at the Library

Thank you to @UTSA_Libraries for my chat help with e-journal databases!! Super helpful!
As seen on Twitter, Sept. 23