Awards and Honors

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AUL Carol Hunter to Study Business Cases for Library Service Development

Carol Hunter, Associate University Librarian for Collections and Services, is part of a multi-institutional team that has received a grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources’ Digital Library Federation to study business cases for new service development in research libraries. Continue reading

Library Receives Innovation Award for Alternate Reality Game

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library is the inaugural winner of the Springshare Innovation in Academic Libraries Award, from the Academic Division of the Special Libraries Association (SLA). The award honors the project “Should Brandon and Nicole Get Engaged?” (ShBANGE), an interactive alternate reality game played out on the UNC campus in spring 2010. Continue reading

UNC Student’s Archives Story Goes to National Contest

Vote for Katy’s entry Ph.D. student Katy Simpson Smith’s story of an archival mystery discovered at UNC has advanced to the Society of American Archivist’s national “I Found It In the Archives” contest. In April, the Library announced that Smith was the winner of the local “I Found It” contest, sponsored by the Wilson Special … Continue reading

Innovative UNC Library Projects Receive Start-Up Funding

Two forward-looking projects are the recipients of the inaugural University Libraries Innovation Awards at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Continue reading

They Found It In The Archives! 2011 Contest Winners

Katy Simpson Smith is the winner of the 2011 “I Found It In The Archives” contest at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Runners-up are Anne Mitchell Whisnant and Anna Maxwell Snyder. Continue reading

UNC Librarians Honored by Library Journal as “Movers & Shakers”

Librarians Chad Haefele and Emily King of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have been named by Library Journal as Movers & Shakers of 2011. Continue reading

Library Honors Outstanding Employees of 2010

The University Library has awarded its 2010 Outstanding Employee Award to Josh Hockensmith of the Sloane Art Library. Honorable mentions went to Aaron Bednar of Library Systems and Elizabeth (Betty) Meehan-Black of Monographic Services. Continue reading

“Persistently Patient”: Chancellor’s Award Winner Keeps Media Lab Humming

Greg Klaiber, winner of the 2010 Chancellor’s Award for Excellence at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, can usually be found tending the cutting-edge equipment in the Library’s Digital Media Lab and providing calm, thoughtful guidance to those who use it. Continue reading

Winners of Parker-Dooley Undergraduate Southern Studies Award Announced

The Southern Historical Collection in the Wilson Special Collections Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has announced the winners of the inaugural Parker-Dooley Award for Undergraduate Research in Southern Studies. Nominations for the 2011 award, which carries a cash prize, will be accepted until Feb. 4, 2011. Continue reading

Patrick Mullin, Associate University Librarian, to Retire August 1

Patrick Mullin, interim Associate University Librarian for Collections and Services, will retire August 1, after a professional career spanning 37 years. Mullin joined the Library staff in 1987 as Systems Librarian. He subsequently headed the Systems Department before becoming an Associate University Librarian with responsibility for Systems, Access Services and Systems, and then Technical Services … Continue reading

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