Looking for historical photos? Check out the LIFE photo archive

Google Images is now hosting a collection of photographs from the magazine LIFE.  The photos date back to the 1750s.


Use the search box or use the browse feature to find photos of famous people, places, and events.

In a Google Images search, you can also add “source:life” to your keywords to limit a search to this collection. 


university of texas source:life

It’s Crunch Time! PCL can help!

Crunch Time @ PCL!

Don’t let end-of-semester projects get you down! Come by PCL Tuesday, November Nov 18 through Friday, November 21 for practical tips and advice with your last-minute research projects, a chance to win cool prizes, and free candy.

PCL is located at the corner of 21st and Speedway.

Can’t make it in next week but still need some help? Use our Ask a Librarian service to chat with a librarian online until midnight Sunday through Thursday. Check out all the hours and start chatting at http://www.lib.utexas.edu/ask.

Get out and vote! Tuesday, 11/4

If you haven’t already voted, be sure to head to the polls tomorrow, Tuesday, 11/4!

Need help making a decision? The League of Women Voters provides a guide to the candidates and the issues:


    Need to find your polling place in Travis County? The Travis County Tax Office allows you to search for your name and Election Day polling location.


      Looking for someplace to watch the returns? News 8 Austin details some of the election night watch parties in Austin.