Dan Cavanaugh is our new Historical Collections Specialist. He is no stranger to the library’s Historical Collections unit having worked on several projects there as an assistant over the past year. Prior to coming to the library, Dan worked in the field of educational publishing and in several cultural institutions around Charlottesville and Philadelphia. He has also earned master’s degrees in history and library science from the University of Massachusetts and Drexel University respectively. In his new position, Dan is excited about pursuing new opportunities to grow, preserve, and share the rich historical collections of the Health Sciences Library.
Recent MLN Posts
- New Browser Extension to Access Free Articles April 12, 2017
- Transplant Interest Group, others, to sponsor organ donation events April 11, 2017
- The Four Colleges of the UVA School of Medicine April 7, 2017
- Publishing Workshop on April 10th March 28, 2017
- Anatomical Theatre Web Exhibit March 10, 2017
- Meet the Author of “Flatlining: How Healthcare Could Kill the U.S. Economy” March 8, 2017
- Projection Now Available in Detmer Room March 7, 2017
- Cancer: The Road Ahead February 14, 2017
- #ColorOurCollections February 8, 2017
- New Exhibit: Frankenstein and the Secrets of Nature February 3, 2017
- The Woman Behind the World’s Oldest Library, and the Woman Who Led the Effort to Restore ItThe world's oldest library has been reopened, and this video explores the connection between its founder and the architect who restored it. The post The Woman Behind the World’s Oldest Library, and the Woman Who Led the Effort to Restore It appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
- Should We Stop with the Commenting Already?No matter what we call it, commenting on scholarly publications has a spotty record of success. Despite the mediocre results, journals, databases, and third party sites keep trying to get authors and readers to engage in this way. This post explores different models and the challenges online commenting faces. The post Should We Stop with the Commenting Alrea
- Decline and Fall of the EditorMany of the finest scholarly publications can boast of exemplary editorial programs, but the advent of Gold Open Access, especially when mandated by funding agencies, may make this kind of editorial activity a thing of the past. The post Decline and Fall of the Editor appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
- The Woman Behind the World’s Oldest Library, and the Woman Who Led the Effort to Restore It