Patrick Dollar

Patrick Dollar has written 30 posts for UNC Library News and Events

Appointments: Librarian for African, African American, and Diaspora Studies; Social Sciences Librarian; Science Librarian

The Library is pleased to welcome Mireille Djenno, Kristan Shawgo, and Therese Triumph. Continue reading

Keep Exam Stress in Check with Canines, Gingerbread Houses, Kitties, Coffee

Campus libraries will offer special exam-time diversions to lower stress levels. Continue reading

“Told Under Frosty Moonlight” Winter Stories for Children of All Ages Dec. 4

Storytellers and musicians will entertain children of all ages at the Friends of the Library’s 22nd annual Winter Stories program Dec. 4. Continue reading

University Libraries Celebrates the Research Hub Grand Opening

Nearly 200 members of the UNC community came together to celebrate the opening of the Research Hub in Davis Library on Oct. 23. Continue reading

Indie Photobooks Will Be Topic of Oct. 30 Panel Discussion, Display

A panel of artists and collectors will discuss the popularity of photobooks–books that photographers create around a particular theme or subject, and that make creative use of the book form. Continue reading

UNC Library Student Employee Helps Create Ebola Tracking Site

UNC Library student employee Alison Blain helped with visualizations and graphics for eboliainliberia.org. Continue reading

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

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