WVU Libraries collaborates in Digital Virginias initiative

Although Virginia split into two separate states in 1863, West Virginia University Libraries and organizations from Virginia are uniting as part of the Digital Public Library of America’s new Digital Virginias service hub.

WVU Libraries lead effort to create Morgantown Public Art Guide

The John F. Kennedy Memorial in Start City and the restored 1953 Coca-Cola mural on a High Street building are just two of the 44 local attractions detailed in the new Morgantown Public Art Guide, a collaborative initiative among West Virginia University Libraries, the Greater Morgantown Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Art Museum of WVU, College of Creative Arts, Arts Monongahela, and theclio.com, a free nonprofit website that lists historic and cultural sites across the United States.

Appalachian literature expert to join WVU as writer-in-residence

Ann Pancake will teach courses in Appalachian literature, environmental criticism and other subjects related to her writing and research. She will also contribute to the WVU Humanities Center Community Affiliates program but will devote the bulk of her time to writing about her native state.