Collections and Resources

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Alert: Access to Online Library Resources Disrupted

We are working to restore access to online resources for both on-campus and off-campus users. Continue reading

Digitized Photo Album Shows Chapel Hill in 19th Century

The Library recently shared online the 1894 photo album belonging to former UNC President Kemp Plummer Battle. Continue reading

Grant to UNC Library Will Expand Digitization of Historic Materials Across North Carolina

More North Carolina libraries, museums, and archives will soon be sharing their treasures online, thanks to a $75,000 grant to the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center, based in UNC’s Wilson Library. Continue reading

Major Library Catalog Outage Dec. 15 -17

The UNC Libraries catalog, including book renewal and fine payments, will be unavailable beginning Dec. 15. Continue reading

“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