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Southern Folklife Collection Receives $986,000 Grant from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has received a grant of $986,000 from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. This grant will help the Southern Folklife Collection in the Wilson Special Collections Library advance digitization of rare audio, video and motion picture films for preservation and access. Activities for the grant, “Extending the Reach … Continue reading

Rare Recordings of Music Greats Come to Southern Folklife Collection

Bob Riskin of McCabe’s Guitar Shop has donated more than 2,000 original concert recordings, including performers such as Doc and Merle Watson, Mike Seeger, Odetta, Ralph Stanley, and Elizabeth Cotten. Continue reading

Staff Grants Promote Innovation in Music Cataloging and Copyright Education

Researchers and the University community will benefit from improved access to historic recordings and copyright expertise. Continue reading

Special Collections Reading Rooms Closed Friday

Areas of the Wilson Special Collections Library will be closed to the public on June 19. We apologize for the inconvenience. Continue reading

Appointment: North Carolina Research and Instruction Librarian

Sarah Carrier joined the staff of the Wilson Special Collections Library at UNC on June 1. Continue reading

UNC Library Reception at ALA Conference

Join us on June 28 at the Bar Norcini at the Villa Florence Hotel in San Francisco! Continue reading

Food and Social Justice Is Theme of Summer Film Series

Screenings in June, July, and August will showcase documentaries that examine relationships among food, economics, and social concerns. Continue reading

Appointment: Director of Library and Information Technology

Tim Shearer will lead a comprehensive technology program for the Library. Continue reading

Gone Home: Race and Roots through Appalachia

The Wilson Library exhibition about Harlan County, Kentucky, offers a window into the African American communities of Appalachia. Continue reading

Library Open Houses May 9 Welcomes Grads, Reunioneers

Drop by between 1 and 5 p.m. for exhibitions, reunion yearbooks, and a slide show for the Class of 1965. Continue reading