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"Downwinders of Utah” is an interactive geospatial timeline depicting the story of Utah nuclear fallout related to atmospheric testing of the Nevada test site. Beginning in 1951, the era of nuclear weapons testing was a time of tremendous change at both national and local levels....

On October 5, the library celebrated the launch of Dr. Peggy Battin’s “The Ethics of Suicide: Historical Sources” digital archive and print volume, a partnership between Oxford University Press and the Marriott Library. The two versions—the condensed, print version and the full, digital Archive—are connected...

September 30th marked the first-ever Marriott Library “Appreciation Celebration,” honoring the library’s many volunteers, board members, and supporters. Held in the library’s Grand Reading Room on level 3, the event...

Gasa Gasa Girl Goes to Camp: A Nisei Youth behind a World War II Fence by Lily Yuriko Nakai Havey won the $10,000 Evans Biography Award, presented by the Mountain West Center for Regional Studies at Utah State University on September 25, 2015. The book...

For those who ask “What goes on in libraries now that everything is online?” Here is one answer. Assistant Librarian Rebekah Cummings (Left) and Associate Librarian Anne Morrow (Right) have been working closely with the Office for Undergraduate Research (OUR) in publishing the research projects of...

The Special Collections Department of the J. Willard Marriott Library houses thousands of collections and provides access to wonderful primary sources for on-site use by students, researchers, citizens of the local community, and the world. One such collection is that of Wallace Earle Stegner.  Wallace Stegner (1909-1993),...

The sound of over 2500 attendees was heard over the first ever "Hooplaza" event on September 9th as they discovered what the library had to help them succeed. Check out the video recap...