UAiR is The University of Arizona Institutional Repository (UAiR) and is maintained and hosted by the University Libraries.
The University Libraries supports the following journals using the Open Journal Systems platform. Additional journals and periodicals are hosted in the UA Campus Repository.
Issues and Trends in Educational Technology is a peer-reviewed open access journal that covers the theory, design, development and assessment of educational technology.
The Arizona Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies is a student-led journal focusing on interdisciplinary research in the humanities, arts, and sciences.
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.
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.
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.
Among UAiR's collections are several image and document collections and the DRSW and Biofile data resources of the Arizona State Museum.
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.
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.
The Arizona Index cites the location of information in mostly “grey” (little known) literature resources related to Arizoniana. The documents cited are in the University of Arizona Libraries collections, but other libraries in the Arizona may have some of these publications also. The index was compiled by librarians on the University Library’s reference staff over a forty year period, from 1950-1990. Most of the citations are to periodical articles, but a few pamphlets, a small number of U.S. government publications, and analytics for more than eighty books are also included.
This collection contains photographs and documents regarding Raul H. Castro’s life and career. The collection documents his political career including his early legal practice, judgeship, each of his three ambassadorships, campaigning for Jimmy Carter and his tenure as governor of Arizona. The original photographs and documents are part of the Raul H. Castro Papers housed at University of Arizona Libraries Special Collections.
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.
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.
The University of Arizona Libraries is proud to publish an electronic original, “Latino Politics,” written by John Garcia, Gabriel Sanchez, and Salvador Peralta.
UAiR's digital exhibits showcase specific groups of items from UAiR collections in an image-rich narrative format.
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.
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.
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.
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.