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“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

Student Map Competition Will Be Part of GIS Day Activities Nov. 19

UNC student mapmakers have a chance to win cash prizes as part of GIS Day at the UNC Libraries. Continue reading

University Libraries Celebrates the Research Hub Grand Opening

Nearly 200 members of the UNC community came together to celebrate the opening of the Research Hub in Davis Library on Oct. 23. Continue reading

Indie Photobooks Will Be Topic of Oct. 30 Panel Discussion, Display

A panel of artists and collectors will discuss the popularity of photobooks–books that photographers create around a particular theme or subject, and that make creative use of the book form. Continue reading

Where Is Tobe? Unfolding Stories of Childhood, Race, and Rural Life in North Carolina

An exhibition in the North Carolina Collection Gallery at Wilson Library marks the 75th anniversary of a groundbreaking children’s book from UNC Press. Continue reading

Panoramic Display Technology Puts Davis Library on the Map

Liquid Galaxy creates an immersive Google Earth experience for research and study. Continue reading

“Voices from Tobe” To Recall Groundbreaking Children’s Book Oct. 21

Program will bring together individuals associated with one of the first realistic portrayals of African Americans in a children’s book. The exhibition “Where is Tobe?” will continue through March 1 in Wilson Library. Continue reading

Research Hub Grand Opening Oct. 23

Join University Librarian Sarah Michalak and Provost Jim Dean to celebrate the grand opening of the Davis Library Research Hub. Continue reading

Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism – Lecture Oct. 9

Historian Ed Baptist will discuss his recent book, The Half Has Never Been Told, in a free public lecture at Wilson Library. He conducted much of his research in the Southern Historical Collection. Continue reading

Exhibition Celebrates 25 Years of the Southern Folklife Collection

The history, music, and culture of the South are now on view in an exhibition that marks the silver anniversary of the Southern Folklife Collection. Continue reading

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