Oct. 13-19, 2000
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Bond rating upgraded
Check out free e-books

Envisioning the University transformed: Casteen seeks comment on 2020 reports
Foundation to fund biomedical research
U.Va. scientist leads team in atmospheric research in Africa

New faculty beef up psychology department

Hot Links -- Brooks Hall
Notable -- awards and achievements of U.Va. faculty and staff
MTV tours U.Va.
Faculty Actions -- from Oct. BOV meeting
New faculty and staff resource fair to be held Nov. 8

Check out free e-books

From the Bible and literary classics to historic documents, the University Library's Electronic Text Center is making more than 1,200 of its 50,000 online texts available as free e-books. These texts can be downloaded from the Web and read using free Microsoft Reader software, which runs on a desktop, laptop or Pocket PC hand-held computer. The e-books are available at http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/ebooks/ and titles are added regularly. With over 600,000 downloads since the project was launched in August, the E-text Center is one of the largest and busiest public e-book libraries in the world, library officials said.


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