Awards and Honors

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Grants to UNC Library Will Advance Statewide Learning Initiatives

Nearly half-million dollars in federal funding, distributed through the State Library of North Carolina, will establish a Triangle Learning Network and extend the work of the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center. Continue reading

The Library Congratulates the 2016-17 Student Employee Appreciation Award Winners

Prakash Kadiri, Chris Lowder, and Shelby Loyd are winners of this year’s awards. Continue reading

UNC Archivist Chaitra Powell Is Library Journal “Mover & Shaker”

Award honors her work in the Southern Historical Collection at Wilson Library. Continue reading

Congratulations to 2016 University Library Outstanding Employees Gregg Moore, Kim Allen, and Matt Jansen

Gregg Moore is the winner. Kim Allen and Matt Jansen received honorable mentions. Continue reading

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

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