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Rita Wilson
In Memoriam: UTSA Libraries commemorates the legacy of librarian Rita Wilson
(JANUARY 18, 2024) —UTSA Libraries and the entire UTSA community are mourning the loss of librarian Rita Wilson, who passed away earlier this month. Wilson was the UTSA government document expert and…
OER Awardees
Congratulations UTSA 2023-24 Adopt-a-Free-Textbook faculty grant winners
(JANUARY 17, 2024) UTSA Libraries announces that seven Adopt-a-Free-Textbook grants have been awarded to 11 faculty members for the 2023-24 academic year for their commitment to adopting or…
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Apply for faculty grants that improve teaching and bolster student success
(DECEMBER 19, 2023) UTSA Libraries is pleased to announce it will again offer faculty two grants, Faculty Teaching in the Archives (FTIA) and Adopt-a-Free Textbook, designed to enhance teaching…
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Two Texas Universities Partner with Chef Adán Medrano for New Book Series on Texas Borderlands Cooking
(December 5, 2024) Two prestigious universities in Texas, Texas Tech University and The University of Texas at San Antonio, are in final discussions with food author Adán Medrano to collaborate…
JPL 4th floor study room
UTSA Libraries opens 12 new study spaces at JPL
(NOVEMBER 27, 2023)Just in time for finals, UTSA Libraries opened 12 new study rooms on the 4th floor of the John Peace Library. The study rooms each come equipped with a 50” monitor and whiteboards…
Lilliana Saldana
Indigenous wisdom on the menu: UTSA lecturer explores the three sisters of Indigenous cuisine
(OCTOBER 5, 2023) UTSA Libraries will host an informative lecture exploring the significance of milpa food in preserving indigenous culinary traditions. Featured speaker Lilliana Saldana,…
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Subject specialist librarians support faculty and student success
(SEPTEMBER 25, 2023)With the beginning of a new semester, librarians are busy connecting with students and faculty to help with classwork and research. UTSA Libraries has 16 librarians who serve as…
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Female cooks and chefs lauded in UTSA Libraries’ 2023 Ven a Comer lineup
(September 7, 2023) UTSA Libraries announces a newly expanded Ven a Comer celebration with the theme, “Mujeres.” This year’s celebration will commemorate and recognize the contributions of women…
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New Restaurant Mixtli menu draws inspiration from UTSA Mexican Cookbook Collection
(August 7, 2023) UTSA Libraries has teamed up with Restaurant Mixtli to showcase recipes from the UTSA Mexican Cookbook Collection, the nation’s most prominent and extensive collection of Mexican…
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Adán Medrano donates his archives to UTSA Special Collections
(July 31, 2023) The UTSA Libraries Special Collections has received a donation of archival papers from San Antonio native and award-winning Mexican cookbook author and filmmaker Adán Medrano.…
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After nearly 50 years JPL still essential to student success
  (June 2, 2023) Today officially marks the 47th anniversary of the John Peace Library’s (JPL) opening to UTSA students and faculty. This milestone was recently highlighted by students from…
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UTSA Libraries shares user satisfaction survey results
The UTSA Libraries recently administered LibQUAL+, a user satisfaction survey from the Association of Research Libraries to solicit, track, understand and act upon users' opinions on library…