Books and Literature
IATH uses information technology as a tool for scholarly humanities research. From this page, you can explore their many projects, including "Mapping the Dalai Lamas," "The Mayan Epigraphic Database Project," "The Architecture of Thomas Jefferson," and more.
Listen in on William Faulkner at the University of Virginia in 1957 and 1958, during his two terms as U.Va.’s first Writer-in-Residence.
Nearly 17,000 images have been downloaded from Virgo by library patrons in the last year. Ever wondered what the most popular images in the UVa Digital Library are?
Take advantage of the Scholars' geospatial, text, statistical and image resources.
Use this multimedia research tool to learn more about the Divine Comedy. Included are a gallery, maps, music, timelines and teacher resources.
The Electronic Text Center (1992-2007), known to many as “Etext,” served the University community’s teaching and research needs in the areas of humanities text encoding for over fifteen years. Many of the resources once available on Etext are now available via VIRGO, the primary access point for all U.Va. Library digital texts and images.
This archive focuses on Mark Twain's works in relation to the time in which he wrote them.
This multimedia archive offers primary material, essays, a timeline, and more to explore more about this story as an American cultural phenomenon.
This archive is an electronic research and teaching tool that makes Whitman's work accessible. See his published works, manuscripts, biography and correspondence, criticism and pictures and sound.
This online exhibit accents the physical exhibition at the Special Collections Library.
This site makes available numerous texts around the Revelation of the Christian apostle St. John.
This online exhibition draws on books from the U.Va. Libraries that bring up questions around censorship.
This archive facilitates the scholarly study of Rossetti, a painter, designer, writer and translator in the 19th century in Great Britain. The archive provides access to all of his pictorial and textual works and to a large contextual body of material.
Search databases, find articles, look through full text literature collections and full text newspapers and periodicals and find other reference sources.
Read through a database of 1,288 works of influential American poets.
This collection of over 2,500 poems provides a survey of African American poetry.
Holds books, e-books, journal and newspaper subscriptions, online databases, digital image collections, videos, CDs, manuscripts, archives and more.