New UTSA initiative to focus on Institute of Texan Cultures

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The Libraries asks UTSA community for feedback

UTSA Libraries is seeking feedback from the UTSA community to help improve its services and guide future plans.

Spring Pizza & Research to focus on civic discourse

Civic discourse is the theme of UTSA Libraries’ spring Pizza & Research series, supporting UTSA’s investment to teach students to be civically engaged.

Apply Now for Faculty OER Grant

Applications are now being accepted for Adopt-a-Free-Textbook Grants, offered by the UTSA Libraries. The grant is open to tenure and non-tenure track faculty, and offers funds to support faculty professional development and teaching. 

UTSA Art Collection to move to UTSA Libraries

The UTSA Art Collection will have a new home and partner with UTSA Libraries starting in January 2019. This move aligns with the Libraries’ mission to collect, preserve and make discoverable distinctive collections.

“The Libraries are proud to join with the Art Collection and merge our expertise,” said Dean Hendrix, dean of UTSA Libraries. “We see a tremendous opportunity to enhance student and community access to the UTSA Art Collection through technology, enhanced discoverability and outreach.”

Welcome Class of 2023!

Everyone at the UTSA Libraries, aka the “Blue Crew,” welcomes each one of you. And because just one library isn’t enough, we’ve got three!

UTSA Libraries Announces Two Grants for Faculty

Applications are now being accepted for two faculty grants offered by the UTSA Libraries. Both grants are open to tenure and non-tenure track faculty, and offer awards to supplement travel allowances for conferences and research.

Adopt-a-Textbook Grants

The Adopt-a-Textbook Grant was created to support the adoption and adaption of open educational resources at UTSA, offering an incentive for faculty to integrate a free textbook (or other free instructional materials) into a course.

UTSA Libraries Special Collections Unveils Photo Exhibit in Honor of San Antonio’s Tricentennial Year

UTSA Libraries Special Collections presents an online photo exhibit, highlighting moments in San Antonio’s history. La Puerta: A Photographic Journey of San Antonio opens the door to the city’s past as part of its Tricentennial celebration.

UTSA Libraries launches new website design

Just in time for a new academic year, UTSA Libraries launches a mobile-friendly website during the week of August 14.


Mexican Cookbook Collection Highlighted in New Video

UTSA’s Mexican Cookbook Collection is featured in a new video with Rico Torres, chef and co-owner at Restaurant Mixtli.

The collection is one of the largest of its kind in the U.S. with more than 1,800 items produced between 1789 and the present. Among the many gems in the collection are handwritten recipe books providing an intimate view of domestic life and Mexican culinary culture. Other areas of focus include regional cooking, healthy and vegetarian recipes and corporate advertising cookbooks.


UTSA Libraries Saves Students $3.4 Million in Textbook Costs

UTSA Libraries has awarded 24 ;Adopt a Free Textbook Grants to faculty throughout the university, resulting in saving students $842,194 during the fall 2017 semester alone.