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A photo from 1913 shows the people working inside La Prensa newspaper former headquaters.
SEPTEMBER 16, 2021 — A new, interactive tour produced by the UTSA Libraries and Institute of Texan Cultures allows users to experience San Antonio’s significant role in the Mexican American civil…
Two students wearing masks study in front of computers at the John Peace Library.
AUG. 16, 2021—Fall operations at the UTSA Libraries will resume as planned, and several locations will be open beginning today with study rooms available for booking via the library’s online…
Architect's rendering of the outside of the John Peace Library with new windows on the third floor.
AUGUST 3, 2021— Beginning Aug. 23, the UTSA Libraries will reopen and 24-hour service will return to the John Peace Library on Main campus. Additionally, new views will be coming to the JPL with the…
An image of a laptop is displayed next to a mobile phone with the DUO app logo on the screen.
MAY 27, 2021 — Beginning today, DUO two-factor authentication will be required to access the millions of e-books, e-journals and scholarly resources available at the UTSA Libraries. Students, faculty…
A woman smiles at the camera wearing glasses, a purple blouse and lavender sweater.
  MAY 24, 2021 — Julianna Barrera-Gomez, digital archivist at the UTSA Libraries Special Collections, was named recipient of the Individual Impact Award by the Texas Digital Library. The award…
A male in a suite stands next to a female with his arm around her shoulder.
MAY 18, 2021 – To help ease the burden of the high costs of textbooks, Scott Sawtelle and Kathleen Curry have committed $100,000 to the UTSA Libraries’ Adopt-A-Free Textbook program which supports…
A plate of three tacos with green nopalitos is displayed on a traditional clay Mexican plate.
MAY 12, 2021 — From birria to barbacoa and nopalitos to taquitos, main dishes—or platos fuertes—take center stage in the latest volume of “Recetas: Cooking in the Time of Coronavirus,” an e-book…
A black and white photo shows a female protester speaking into a bullhorn along a road with protest signs and other protesters beside her.
  Petra Mata (right) organized protests on behalf of Fuerza Unida, a social justice organization she helped found in 1990 to address issues confronting garment workers released from the Levis…
"A collection of books is displayed from the stacks of the John Peace Library.
APRIL 22, 2021 — UTSA researchers looking to publish open access scholarly articles may find it easier to do so thanks to a transformative agreement between UTSA Libraries and Cambridge University…
Open educational resources
Applications are now being accepted for Adopt-a-Free-Textbook grants offered by the UTSA Libraries. The grant is open to tenured, tenure-track and fixed-tenure-track faculty and offers funds to…
Broadside UTSA Special Collection
LEFT: An image from the “Mexican Spirits Collection” showing a pulquelero mezcalero. (Photo courtesy UTSA Libraries Special Collections) RIGHT: Decree, in Spanish, regulating the sale of Agave and…
Carla Burgos
  DECEMBER 1, 2020 — Meet Carla Burgos, a UTSA graduate student in Art History and student employee of UTSA Libraries Special Collections where she has worked for almost two years transcribing…