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Two New Library Endowments Support Persian Studies

Two endowments created in late 2013 will build and strengthen the growing Persian studies collections of the UNC Library. The endowments are the Dr. Reza Saadat Memorial Endowment for Persian Study in Honor of Hafez-e Shirazi and the Horner Jarrahi Persian Studies Speaker Series Endowment. They bring to four the number of recent UNC Library … Continue reading

Library Celebrates Seven Million Books with Rare Poetry Volume of the African Diaspora

A rare sixteenth-century book with modern resonance will become the seven-millionth volume in the library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Continue reading

Making a People’s Theatre: Proff Koch and the Carolina Playmakers

The original Carolina Playmakers—a precursor to today’s Playmakers Repertory Company—will be the focus of an exhibit this spring in the Wilson Special Collections Library. Continue reading

Rock the Library: Bill Smith’s Band T-Shirts Come to Wilson Library

The Crook’s Corner chef donates his mementos of Chapel Hill’s music scene to the Southern Folklife Collection. Continue reading

Student Library Survey: Enter to Win an Amazon.com Gift Card

The UNC Library is conducting a survey of students. Participants can enter a drawing for one of 25 $10 gift certificates. Continue reading

Expert Arthur MacGregor to Discuss “Rooms of Wonder” Feb. 20

Free public lecture marks the opening of the exhibition “Rooms of Wonder: From Wunderkammer to Museum, 1565-1865″ in Wilson Library. Continue reading

Rooms of Wonder: From Wunderkammer to Museum, 1565-1865

Three centuries of “cabinets of curiosities” from the collections of Florence Fearrington (UNC class of 1958) and the Rare Book Collection in Wilson Library. Continue reading

The Order of the Golden Fleece: “To Restore Unity to Campus Life”

Explore the history, traditions, and accomplishments of the UNC honor society in an exhibit at Wilson Library. Continue reading

SciFinder Chemistry Research Workshop Jan. 10

Learn advanced online search techniques with SciFinder, one of the largest collections of chemistry information online. Continue reading

Cracking Open Artists’ Books at Sloane Art Library

UNC’s Sloane Art Library offers books that are printed on paper towels and that include a rusted hunk of metal from a shipwreck. On Nov. 18, the Art Library hosted a trunk show of artists’ books from Vamp & Tramp, Booksellers as part of the library’s efforts to collect and promote the form. Continue reading

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