Awards and Honors

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UNC Librarian Rebecca Vargha Named Fellow of Special Libraries Association

UNC librarian Rebecca Vargha has been named a Fellow of the Special Libraries Association (SLA). Continue reading

Library Honors Outstanding Employees of 2012

Congratulations to Greg Jansen, the University Library’s outstanding employee of 2012. Jan Paris and Melissa Salvanish were runners-up. Continue reading

UNC Business Librarian Honored for Contributions to Field

UNC business and economics librarian Rita W. Moss has received the Gale Cengage Learning Award for Excellence in Business Librarianship. Continue reading

Penn Center Honors UNC for Care of Penn School Papers

The Penn Center has named UNC a member of its 1862 Circle. The award recognizes the role of the Southern Historical Collection in preserving the Penn School papers. Continue reading

Library Honors Outstanding Employees of 2011

The UNC Library has awarded its 2011 Outstanding Employee Award to Megan Kilb. Honorable mentions went to Katelyn Ander and Alison Murray. Continue reading

North Carolina Maps Digitization Project Wins National Award

The North Carolina Maps project, a collaborative effort of the UNC Library, the North Carolina State Archives, and the Outer Banks History Center, has received the American Association for State and Local History’s Award of Merit for Leadership in History. Continue reading

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