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UAiR is The University of Arizona Institutional Repository (UAiR) and is maintained and hosted by the University Libraries.

Journals

The University Libraries supports the following journals using the Open Journal Systems platform. Additional journals and periodicals are hosted in the UA Campus Repository.

Arizona Anthropologist

The Arizona Anthropologist is a competitive high quality annual journal designed, reviewed and published by an editorial board of graduate students in the School of Anthropology at the University of Arizona.

The Journal of Range Management

The Journal of Range Management (now titled Rangeland Ecology and Management, effective vol. 58, 2005) is a publication of the Society for Range Management (SRM). It serves as a forum for the presentation and discussion of facts, ideas, and philosophies pertaining to the study, management, ecology, and use of rangelands and their resources. The journal is peer-reviewed and provides international exchange of scholarly research and information among persons interested in rangelands.

Radiocarbon

Radiocarbon is the main international journal of record for research articles and date lists relevant to 14C and other radioisotopes and techniques used in archaeological, geophysical, oceanographic, and related dating. It is published quarterly. We also publish conference proceedings and monographs on topics related to our fields of interest.

Journal of Ancient Egyptian Interconnections

The Journal of Ancient Egyptian Interconnections (JAEI) is a wholly online scholarly publication integrating Egyptian archaeology with Mediterranean, Near Eastern, and African studies—providing a new venue for this growing field of interdisciplinary and inter-area research.

Issues and Trends in Educational Technology

Issues and Trends in Educational Technology is a peer-reviewed open access journal that covers the theory, design, development and assessment of educational technology.

Collections

Among UAiR's collections are several image and document collections and the DRSW and Biofile data resources of the Arizona State Museum.

Coral Way Bilingual Elementary School

Coral Way Elementary School in Dade County, Florida, is considered to be the first public school bilingual bicultural education program for both English and Spanish speakers in the United States. It began as a way to accommodate the thousands of children of Cuban refugee families that streamed into southern Florida at the time of and just after the Castro’s Cuban revolution of 1959 and was subsidized by authorities.

Documentary Relations of the Southwest

The archaeological research and collections of ASM provide the 'prehistory' before written accounts. Documentary Relations of the Southwest (DRSW) provides the research tools and finding aids to the written record that began with the arrival of the Spanish explorers in the 1530's. The 1,500 microfilm reels of documents, many of them collected by the Jesuit Historical Institute, include the diaries of explorers and reports of missionaries and soldiers.

Preserving the History of Agriculture & Rural Life: State & Local Literature, Arizona, 1820-1945

This digital collection of books, pamphlets, and serials representing Arizona agricultural history and rural life from the period 1820 and 1945 was made possible by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Administered by Cornell University, the grant provided funding for land grant universities in the United States to digitize rare and fragile items from this period. Scholars and Librarians at the University of Arizona identified the materials that were digitized.

Photography of Homer L. Shantz

Dr. Homer L. Shantz (1876-1958) was a leading American botanist and former president of the University of Arizona. Dr. Shantz was also a remarkable photographer. He traveled widely, with an emphasis on the American West and Africa, and made documentary photographs wherever he went. Among Dr. Shantz's research interests was photographic documentation of vegetation change. He began focusing on the Arizona-Sonoran desert area intensively in 1931 and continued for about twenty-five years. Also notable in the collection are portraits of Native Americans.

Morales de Escárcega Collection

The Escárcega family library was built by, Gildardo G. H. Morales Díaz of Apetatitlán, Tlaxcala, México [b. 1899]. Mr. Morales Díaz was a self-taught bibliophile and was a founding member of the Instituto Panamericano de Geografía e Historia. Having survived a tragic loss as a young man during the Mexican Revolution, Mr. Morales Díaz dedicated his life to the study and understanding of Mexican History. With few possessions including books, the family moved to Puebla.

Books

Featuring the journal of Homer Shantz's travels in Africa during the Smithsonian Expedition of 1919-1920 and “Latino Politics,” an electronic original written by John Garcia, Gabriel Sanchez, and Salvador Peralta.

Homer Shantz Smithsonian Expedition of 1919-1920

Detailed notes taken by Homer Leroy Shantz, botanist, concerning the Smithsonian African expedition taken during July 1919 to January 1920. Travel notes contain Shantz's work dealing with plant resources, vegetation, floristic studies, soil samples, landscapes, and his contact with the natives; including diet, dress, and culture.

Latino Politics (eBook)

The University of Arizona Libraries is proud to publish an electronic original, “Latino Politics,” written by John Garcia, Gabriel Sanchez, and Salvador Peralta.

Exhibits

UAiR's digital exhibits showcase specific groups of items from UAiR collections in an image-rich narrative format.

Photographs by Homer L. Shantz

from the Smithsonian African Expedition, 1919-1920.

Images by a pioneer in vegetation and soil mapping. These photographs, from the first of three trips Shantz made to Africa, document natural vegetation and soil profiles, agriculture and horticulture, markets and other activities, during a journey from South Africa to Egypt. Shantz’s role was to survey plant resources for future development, and to create a vegetation map of the surveyed areas.

Excerpts from the Raul H. Castro Collection

A University of Arizona Libraries Special Collections exhibit of select materials, including photographs and documents from the Raul H. Castro Collection that exemplifies his life and career in public service.

Remembering an Empire

The Empire Ranch Exhibit presents digital surrogates of various documents, photographs, and maps located in Special Collections at the University of Arizona Libraries which chronicle the early years of one of Southern Arizona’s largest cattle ranches.

Páginas de la historia de México

Excerpts from the Morales de Escárcega Collection

A University of Arizona Libraries Special Collections exhibit of select materials, including manuscripts and broadsides from the Morales de Escárcega Collection. This major assemblage of documents uniquely chronicles the history of Mexico.