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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 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.

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.

Rangelands

Rangelands, published by the Society for Range Management (SRM), is the nontechnical counterpart of SRM's Rangeland Ecology & Management journal (formerly Journal of Range Management). Rangelands features scientific articles, book reviews, and society news. Additionally, readers may find youth, technology, and policy departments. The journal is intended for a wide-range of individuals including educators, students, rangeland owners and managers, researchers, and policy leaders.

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.

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.

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.

Preserving and Creating Access to Unique Afghan Records, 1989-2006

The University of Arizona Libraries (UAL), in partnership with the Afghanistan Centre at Kabul University (ACKU), is collaborating on a digitization project “Preserving and Creating Access to Unique Afghan Records.” The goal of this project is to collect, catalog, digitize, and create metadata in providing access to this unique collection. The collection contains information related to history, social, economic, and cultural heritage of Afghanistan.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.