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UTSA Libraries Saves Students $3.4 Million in Textbook Costs

UTSA Libraries Saves Students $3.4 Million in Textbook Costs

Jul 14, 2017

Many textbooks used in today’s university classrooms can cost more than an iPhone. The added financial burden on students can sometimes be a deciding factor on dropping a class or out of school altogether. UTSA Libraries is on the forefront of an effort to integrate free textbooks—called open educational resources—into UTSA’s classrooms.


Agnieszka Czeblakow Hopes to Inspire a New Generation of Book Collectors and Archivists

Agnieszka Czeblakow Hopes to Inspire a New Generation of Book Collectors and Archivists

Jul 01, 2017

Every day Agnieszka (Agnes) Czeblakow puts her fascination with history and archival materials to work, building and preserving UTSA Libraries Special Collections and overseeing the university’s collection of nearly 27,000 rare books.


One-Of-A-Kind Artists’ Books Donated to UTSA Libraries Special Collections

One-Of-A-Kind Artists’ Books Donated to UTSA Libraries Special Collections

Jun 30, 2017

Complex or simple. Handmade or machine generated. All of these characterizations can be used to describe the 30 new artists’ books recently donated to UTSA Libraries Special Collections.


UTSA Libraries Receives Grant to Digitize  The Sons of the Republic of Texas Collection

UTSA Libraries Receives Grant to Digitize The Sons of the Republic of Texas Collection

Jun 12, 2017

The Sons of the Republic of Texas (SRT) recently received a grant to continue digitization of their archive of 16th - 20th century Mexican manuscripts, housed at UTSA Libraries.


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