Collections and Resources

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WRAL Features Wilson Library’s Durant Bible

The Tar Heel Travel takes a look at a 400-year-old rarity from UNC’s special collections. Continue reading

QUIZ: Which UNC Library Are You?

Late night at the UL? Or classic tradition at Wilson? Take our quiz to find the UNC Library that matches your personality. Continue reading

Thank You, Florence Fearrington—For a Transformational Gift to Wilson Library

Video! A generous gift to Wilson Library will benefit Tar Heels for generations. Today, we say, “Thank you!” Continue reading

Video: Hinman Collator: Compare, Contrast, Create

This refurbished machine provides new ways to study rare texts at UNC’s Wilson Library. Continue reading

Smithies Notebooks Go Digital

The Library has digitized 150 notebooks that Nobel Laureate Oliver Smithies used to document his research. Continue reading

Carolina Bluegrass Summit, Nov. 11-12

Event to feature workshops, lectures, panels, and a concert by the Grammy Award-winning Steep Canyon Rangers. Continue reading

Politics Past, Present, Future… Exhibits and Resources at the UNC Library

To end the election season: Two exhibits, a resource guide, and a call for help from the UNC Library. 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

Sounds Stilled: Musical Photographs by Don Sturkey, 1956-1988

Photographs of Elvis Presley, The Monkees, The Kingston Trio, Ray Charles, Joan Baez, Johnny Cash, and more are part of the Wilson Library exhibition. Continue reading

‘The most important artifact that we have’

University Day, 2016, marks an important centennial. One hundred years ago, the cornerstone plaque of Old East was returned to UNC. Continue reading

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