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Kanopy is a multidisciplinary video collection with over 4500 titles including 319 films from The Criterion Collection, a series of important classic and contemporary films.

The platform allows you to make playlists and clips, and share the links.


"Hi, I’m Stephanie Swenson Towery, and I’m the new Copyright Officer. I have a law degree and a master’s degree in library and information science. I’m available to answer any of your copyright questions.

For more information see the Copyright Research Guide

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Local poster artists in the late ’60s, ’70s, and ’80s visually evoked Austin’s sound and defined its culture as the city established itself as one of the most vital music scenes in the country. More than 140 vintage pieces on view. Meet several of the artists at the March 1 event!

Poster: Armadillo World Headquarters Grand Opening, 1970, © Jim Franklin

Digital Collections News

The University Library recently created a new unit to focus on digitization and electronic resources. The Digital & Web Services department is working with the University Archives and The Wittliff Collections to digitize materials for preservation and online access. Information about current projects can be found on the Digital Collections News blog.

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Face of Texas ExhibitMon, January 12 - Fri, May 15
Face of Texas Exhibit
Portraits, Michael O'Brien - Stories, Elizabeth O'Brien
The Wittliff Collections, 7th Floor
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HOMEGROWN ExhibitMon, January 12 - Fri, July 3
Austin Music Posters, 1967 to 1982
The Wittliff Collections, 7th Floor
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