New website design eases navigation, enhances visual appeal

January 17, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes Alyse Johnson browses the new website in the Fulton Library Jan. 10. Photo by Abby Van Buren  Utah Valley University’s main website has been updated with a new look to start off the Spring 2018 semester. According to Nathan Gerber, director of Web Development Services, the redesign took place over a span of 18 months by […]

The UVU library gets an unwelcome visitor

May 13, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes UVU Police say a man in his early 20s broke into the Library Building around 8:30 p.m., May 6, by shattering a window panel on the East side of the building. At the time of the incident, the library was closed due to shortened summer hours. Sergeant Kelly Liddiard said a report of a suspicious […]

Library hours may extend to Sundays

February 4, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes Despite being a publicly funded institution with more than 30,000 students, UVU’s library is closed on Sundays. It is the only library at a public university in Utah that is not open to students seven days a week. However, the library administration is investigating the possibility of extending the hours of operation to include Sundays. “We […]

Hot off the shelf: More weird reads from the UVU Library

March 16, 2015

Reading Time: 5 minutes About five months ago, I made an expedition into the plenteous bowels of the UVU library to see for myself just what treasures she held. I was not disappointed. After all, a library that contains such divergent titles as Killer Dolphin¸ The History of Tupperware, and Women of the Klan is one with depth and […]

UVU library receives national award

June 18, 2012

Reading Time: 2 minutes The UVU Library is one of the eight out of 108 entries to be selected to receive a national Public Relations award. UVU has not won any award like this before. The closest it has come was a best-of-show award for a public relations campaign in 2006. Lesli A. Baker, assistant director of UVU Library […]

How UVU’s Library Pleasantly Surprised Me

August 30, 2011

Reading Time: 5 minutes I’m going to completely honest. I sort of expected UVU’s library to be five floors of unmitigated schlock.   I’m not sure if it was the unfortunate reputation Utah Valley University carries, even among some of its own students, as a glorified baby-sitting service for twenty-somethings too mischievous for Brother Brigham’s academic fold. Maybe I […]

Doing anything fun for the weekend? How about the library?

November 23, 2009

Reading Time: 2 minutes Those long, weekend nights spent studying in the crawlspace known as a dorm room may soon be over for many students as the library announces the extension of its hours during finals. During the weekends of Dec. 5-6 and Dec. 12-13 the library will be open on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., and […]