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Remembering Dr. Oliver Smithies

Dr. Oliver Smithies, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s first full-time faculty member to win a Nobel Prize and a world-renowned giant in the field of gene targeting, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 10, at UNC Hospitals after a short illness. He was 91. Smithies, the School of Medicine’s Weatherspoon Eminent Distinguished Professor of … Continue reading

Winter Weather Library Hours

Campus libraries operating on normal schedules as of Wednesday, Jan. 11. Continue reading

Carol Hunter to Serve as Interim University Librarian

She succeeds Sarah Michalak, who retired December 31 after leading UNC’s libraries since 2004. Continue reading

Winter Break Library Hours

All UNC libraries will be closed Dec. 24 through Jan. 2. Branch libraries will close beginning Dec. 17. Continue reading

A Career Spent Serving the Greater Good

UNC’s University Librarian, Sarah Michalak, prepares to retire after more than four decades of service in public academic libraries. Continue reading

WRAL Features Wilson Library’s Durant Bible

The Tar Heel Travel takes a look at a 400-year-old rarity from UNC’s special collections. Continue reading

QUIZ: Which UNC Library Are You?

Late night at the UL? Or classic tradition at Wilson? Take our quiz to find the UNC Library that matches your personality. Continue reading

Maria R. Estorino to Lead Wilson Special Collections Library

Estorino will become director of the Louis Round Wilson Library and associate University librarian for special collections, effective January 1, 2017. Continue reading

Thank You, Florence Fearrington—For a Transformational Gift to Wilson Library

Video! A generous gift to Wilson Library will benefit Tar Heels for generations. Today, we say, “Thank you!” Continue reading

Smithies Notebooks Go Digital

The Library has digitized 150 notebooks that Nobel Laureate Oliver Smithies used to document his research. Continue reading

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