Awards and Honors

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Alumna Florence Fearrington Gives $5 Million to Wilson Special Collections Library

Her gift is the largest ever made to the UNC-Chapel Hill libraries Continue reading

Innovation Grants Help Librarians Tap Into Creativity, Research

Recipients will pursue projects to foster digital health research, manage biomedical data, and host resource nights at residence halls. Continue reading

Dear Future Me: Son of UNC Library Employee Receives Carolina Family Scholarship

Joanneke Elliott’s son Thomas will use the $2,000 need-based scholarship made available by the UNC Employee Forum to further his studies at Carolina. Continue reading

North Carolina Collection’s Bob Anthony Is “Tar Heel of the Week”

The News & Observer has named Bob Anthony, Curator of the North Carolina Collection in Wilson Library, as its “Tar Heel of the Week“: The brittle pages of an old book hold more than words – they are a tangible link to the past, a chance to imagine the hands that turned them decades or … Continue reading

UNC Librarian Tim Shearer Receives SILS Distinguished Alumni Award

Tim, UNC’s Director of Library and Information Technology, accepted the award during the SILS commencement on May 8. Continue reading

Library Employee Tapped for Order of Golden Fleece

Shane Hale has worked tirelessly to make life better for veterans at the University. Continue reading

Four Undergraduates Receive Library Student Employee Appreciation Awards for 2015/16

Chris Fink, Tommy Lasater, Courtney Richards, and Grace Ware were honored for their exemplary service in the Library. Continue reading

Southern Folklife Collection Names Research Fellows

Two academic scholars and Grammy-winning musician Abigail Washburn will conduct research using SFC collections. Continue reading

Congratulations to Library’s Outstanding Employees of 2015!

Jason Dalton is the winner. Doug Diesenhaus and Liza Terll received honorable mentions. Congratulations! Continue reading

North Carolina Digital Heritage Center Wins Award for Excellence

North Carolina Digital Heritage Center received an “Award for Excellence in Web Presence” on Oct. 3 from the North Carolina Genealogical Society. Continue reading

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