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The Libraries are hosting an open house for #UTFamilyWeekend from 11a-2p tomorrow, so come by PCL and beat the heat (or get out of the rain), or swing by the Fine Arts Library at UT Austin and check out all the cool new tools in #TheFoundry.
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As the last of the equipment was being installed and tested for the opening of The Foundry, resident mobile photography aficionado and Collections Logistics Librarian Stephen Littrell took his smartphone by the Fine Arts Library to capture some images from around the space in its pristine glory. Check ’em out.

The Foundry Opening — 12:30-2:30 p.m., Wednesday, September 7. http://ow.ly/i/mDJvw http://ow.ly/i/mDJwD http://ow.ly/i/mDJxy http://ow.ly/i/mDJyr http://ow.ly/i/mDJzr http://ow.ly/i/mDJAn http://ow.ly/i/mDJBn http://ow.ly/i/mDJCC http://ow.ly/i/mDJDy http://ow.ly/i/mDJEw http://ow.ly/i/mDJFJ http://ow.ly/i/mDJHs http://ow.ly/i/mDJIs http://ow.ly/i/mDJJE http://ow.ly/i/mDJLx http://ow.ly/i/mDJMw http://ow.ly/i/mDJNl
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Join us for the opening of The Foundry, a new maker space in the Fine Arts Library developed by the UT Libraries and the College of Fine Arts. 12:30pm, Wednesday, September 7.

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The UT Libraries is looking for a grad student #openaccess advocate to attend OpenCon in DC. $2000 scholarship available for conference cost: http://ow.ly/vvO9301B5E8

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Winners of the University Interscholastic League Latino History Essay Competition will have their entries added to the Benson Latin American Collection. Congratulations! http://ow.ly/1FjB300KMXP

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We're celebrating the new STEM Study Area at PCL, covered in the Daily Texan, today at 12:30pm.

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The Hearst Foundation has generously provided $200,000 in funding for a new multifunctional makerspace at the Fine Arts Library in the College of Fine Arts: "Once built, the Foundry will offer 3-D modeling and printing resources; an audio/video production and editing studio; a recording studio with sound isolation for singers and narrators to practice and record; an interactive game and mobile applications studio; a studio for microelectronics and animatronics; a high-tech music recording and production studio; and a multifaceted fiber art studio to experiment with technology-enhanced costumes and clothing." http://news.utexas.edu/2015/10/29/grant-supports-creation-of-makerspace-in-fine-arts-library

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Today at 6p, take a #ScienceStudyBreak as astronomer Eva Noyola from the McDonald Observatory explores the fact and fiction of black holes using clips from "Interstellar," "Star Trek" and more. In the SAC Auditorium with free pizza for attendees (while it lasts) provided by the University Federal Credit Union. http://www.lib.utexas.edu/about/news/science-study-break-dr-eva-noyola-black-holes-1029

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Opening this evening at 6pm, the latest installment of the ongoing exhibit series from the Architecture & Planning Library, University of Texas at Austin​, To Better Know a Building: The Charles Moore House, Orinda, CA.
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