Awards and Honors

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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

Four Undergrads Receive Library Student Employee Appreciation Award for 2014/15

James Butler, Juliana Powell, Justin Stidham, and Terry Wong were honored for their excellence in contributing to the mission of the Library. Continue reading

UNC Librarian Receives Special Libraries Association Honor for Mentorship

Rebecca Vargha, of the Information and Library Sciences Library, is a 2015 winner of the Rose L. Vormelker Award for teaching and mentoring. Continue reading

Wilson Library Makes the List!

UNC’s iconic library is one of Buzzfeed’s “19 Totally Magical Libraries to Visit Before You Die.” Continue reading

Congratulations to Library’s Outstanding Employees of 2014

Robert Dalton is the Library’s 2014 Outstanding Employee. Honorable mentions go to David Romito and Jill Sexton. Continue reading

Grant to UNC Library Will Expand Digitization of Historic Materials Across North Carolina

More North Carolina libraries, museums, and archives will soon be sharing their treasures online, thanks to a $75,000 grant to the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center, based in UNC’s Wilson Library. Continue reading

“Outnumbered”: Library Photo Award Winner Documents Women in Science

Courtesy of UNC College of Arts & Sciences An environmental engineer who studies nanoparticles and competitively races downhill mountain bikes. A wildlife biologist who traverses across North Carolina’s most remote swamplands to tag wildlife and monitor flooding. A 7-year-old budding scientist who collects rocks, builds circuits and has a pet snake. UNC doctoral student and … Continue reading