Awards and Honors

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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

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

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

Nine Students Join Library Associates Program

Pre-professional appointments at the UNC Library help prepare graduate students for careers in academic librarianship. Continue reading

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