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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.

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.

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.

Journal of Methods and Measurement in the Social Sciences

The Journal of Methods and Measurement in the Social Sciences (JMM) is an online scholarly publication focusing on methodology and research design, measurement, and data analysis. JMM provides a new venue for unique and interesting contributions in these study areas which frequently overlap.

Arizona Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies

The Arizona Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies is a student-led journal focusing on interdisciplinary research in the humanities, arts, and sciences.

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.

Collections

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

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.

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.

Da Afghanistan Kalanay Collection

Da Afghānistān kālanay = Sālnāmah-i Afghānistān

Da Afghanistan Kalanay also known as the Salnamah-i Afghanistan is an almanac and yearbook published by the Government of Afghanistan from 1932-1990 (1311-1369). Each volume covers political and economic history and activities of the country. Volumes 1, 1311 (1932) – v.8, 1318 (1939) and v.50, 1363-1364 (1984-85) were published under various names. For example, in volumes from 1932-35 it was called Salnamah-i Kabul; in 1934-35 it was called Annaire de Revue de Kaboul; in 1935-38 it was known as the Almanach de Kaboul (1935-38). Starting with 1333-1334 (1954-55), the title of this periodical changed to Da Afghanistan Kalanay.

Arizona Index

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.

Empire Ranch Collection

The Empire Ranch Collection 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. The pioneering effort to build the Empire Ranch and Cattle Company got underway in 1876 when Walter Vail arrived in Tucson. The Empire Ranch located about 50 miles southeast of Tucson is now listed in the National Register of Historic Places. This collection presents information about the ranch's early years.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.