Awards and Honors

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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

Innovative Library Projects Receive Start-Up Funding through 2014 Innovation Grants

Eight UNC librarians will develop new services thanks to the 2014 Innovation Grants they have received. Continue reading

Four Receive Student Employee Appreciation Awards from UNC Library

The UNC Library recognized Landon James ’14, Libby Livingston ’15, Alex Smith ’15, and Kyree Tittle ’14 as the first recipients of the Student Employee Appreciation Award on May 13, 2014. Continue reading

Library Welcomes 2014-15 Associates

The UNC Library welcomes its newest class of Carolina Academic Library Associates (CALAs) for the 2014-2015 academic year. Continue reading

Library’s Civil War Blog Receives National Award

The Center for Research Libraries has recognized The Civil War Day by Day, which posts one document each day related to the same day of the Civil War, exactly 150 years earlier. Continue reading

Student Documentary Photography Awards: Call for Proposals

The North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives in Wilson Library will make up to four awards of $1,000 each. Applications due March 31. Continue reading

Library Celebrates Seven Million Books with Rare Poetry Volume of the African Diaspora

A rare sixteenth-century book with modern resonance will become the seven-millionth volume in the library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Continue reading

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