Patrick Dollar

Patrick Dollar has written 24 posts for UNC Library News and Events

Exhibition Celebrates 25 Years of the Southern Folklife Collection

The history, music, and culture of the South are now on view in an exhibition that marks the silver anniversary of the Southern Folklife Collection. Continue reading

North Carolina Dialects Are Topic of Sept. 25 Lecture

Linguists Walt Wolfram and Jeffrey Reaser will share stories, sights, and sounds from their book “Talkin’ Tar Heel: How Our Voices Tell the Story of North Carolina” (UNC Press, 2014). Continue reading

UNC Librarian Teaches Copyright Law to 10,000

UNC librarian and attorney Anne Gilliland taught 10,000 students in a “massively open online course” (or MOOC) about copyright this fall. Continue reading

Appointments: AHEC and Outreach Services Knowledge Management Librarian; TraCS Knowledge Management Librarian; Project Director and Audiovisual Conservator

Welcoming Lauren Tomola, Mary White, and Erica Titkemeyer to their new positions at the University Library. Continue reading

Library To Offer Data Visualization Workshops

Learn techniques to develop charts, graphs, or maps and incorporate them into your work. Continue reading

Visualizing American Roots Music

An exhibition of twenty rare and unique photographs of iconic musicians returns to the Pleasants Family Assembly Room in the Wilson Special Collections Library. Continue reading

Appointments: Nursing Liaison Librarian; African American Collections and Outreach Archivist

The University Library welcomes Elizabeth Moreton as nursing liaison librarian and Chaitra Powell as African American collections and outreach archivist. Continue reading

Innovative Library Projects Receive Start-Up Funding through 2014 Innovation Grants

Eight UNC librarians will develop new services thanks to the 2014 Innovation Grants they have received. Continue reading

Appointment: Director of the Southern Historical Collection

The Library welcomes Bryan Giemza to lead the preeminent repository of unique materials related to the American South. Continue reading

Grant Will Lead to Preservation of Rare Audiovisual Collections at UNC Library

Historic audio and moving image collections in the Library’s Southern Folklife Collection will be a step closer to long-term preservation, thanks to a grant of $187,082 from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Continue reading

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