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Retiring? Learn How to Find a Home for Your Books and Papers at Sept. 12 Program


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Preserving Your Intellectual Legacy at UNC
An Information Session for Faculty and Staff Nearing Retirement
Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013
Wilson Special Collections Library
3 – 5 p.m. | Pleasants Family Assembly Room
Free and open to the public
Information: Emily Silverman, Library Development, (919) 962-3437

Retiring faculty and staff members with the question “What do I do with my books and papers?” can receive advice during a free program on Thursday, Sept. 12, from 3 to 5 p.m., in the Wilson Special Collections Library.

Librarians and archivists will discuss ways to preserve your intellectual legacy by donating books, papers, research materials, and data to the UNC Library, or placing scholarly materials elsewhere when appropriate. Speakers will also introduce the resources available through the UNC Office of Gift Planning. Q & A will follow the panel discussion.

Topics and panelists will be:

  • Preserving your scholarly work (papers, research materials, and data) – Meg Tuomala, University Archives
  • Managing and placing your personal book collections – Libby Chenault, Davis Library
  • Gift planning resources – Keith W. Cook, J.D., UNC Gift Planning

RSVP by Sept. 4 to Emily Silverman, Associate Director of Library Development, (919) 962-3437 or

Spouses and guests are welcome.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library, University Archives, and the Office of Gift Planning.



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