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.
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.
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 Arizona Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies is a student-led journal focusing on interdisciplinary research in the humanities, arts, and sciences.
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.
Issues and Trends in Educational Technology is a peer-reviewed open access journal that covers the theory, design, development and assessment of educational technology.
Among UAiR's collections are several image and document collections and the DRSW and Biofile data resources of the Arizona State Museum.
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.
The Arizona Geospatial Data and Maps is the successor to the Arizona Electronic Atlas. This new site provides geospatial data to download and simple prepared maps you can view, save, or print. You will find all of the geospatial data you previously could download on the Arizona Electronic Atlas and the Arizona Historic Census GeoDatabase plus additional data not previously available.
Coral Way Elementary School in Dade County, Florida, is considered to be the first public school bilingual bicultural education program for both English and Spanish speakers in the United States. It began as a way to accommodate the thousands of children of Cuban refugee families that streamed into southern Florida at the time of and just after the Castro’s Cuban revolution of 1959 and was subsidized by authorities.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.