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2nd Book Drive for Pediatric Cancer Patients at UNC Through Dec. 9

UNC departments and organizations are sponsoring a second book drive on behalf of the Book Fairy, an organization that donates children’s books to the Pediatric Oncology Clinic at UNC Hospitals. Books will be collected Nov. 8 through Dec. 9, 2010, at locations around campus. Continue reading

Tribute to Author Tim McLaurin, Nov. 7 at Fearrington Village

North Carolina author Tim McLaurin will be remembered with a symposium, film screening and music on Nov. 7, 2010, at 3 p.m., at The Barn at Fearrington Village in Pittsboro, N.C. Writers Clyde Edgerton, Lee Smith, Hal Crowther, and Jill McCorkle will be among those paying homage to McLaurin. The free public event is sponsored by UNC Friends of the Library, the North Carolina State University Department of English, and McIntyre’s Books at Fearrington Village. Continue reading

Open Access Grants, Events Featured During Open Access Week

Open Access Week 2010 comes to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus through a series of campus and local events and the launch of the 2010-11 Open Access Authors’ Fund to assist UNC researchers who wish to publish in open access venues. Continue reading

Carolina Library Community Building Project for Habitat Kicks Off

The Carolina Library Community Building Project has kicked off in support of the UNC Build a Block Program. Find out what the program is, and how to volunteer time or make a donation. Continue reading

Banned Books Reading in the Pit Sept. 30

Update, Sept. 30: Moved to rain location inside Bull’s Head Bookshop A banned books reading in the Pit will be part of UNC’s celebration of First Amendment Day on Sept. 30. Join Chancellor Holden Thorp, University Librarian Sarah Michalak, campus leaders, and others as they read from books that have been targets of attempted bannings. … Continue reading

Help Build a House for Habitat: Library House Kickoff Meeting Sept. 23

Members of the UNC community interested in building or sponsoring a Library House for Habitat for Humanity of Orange County are invited to a project kickoff meeting Sept. 23, 2010. The one-hour meeting will start at 12:30 p.m. in the Pleasants Family Assembly Room in Wilson Library on the UNC campus. Continue reading

Hugh Morton Photographs will be Topic of Summer Programs in Wilmington and Boone

Photographer Hugh Morton traveled North Carolina and the United States from the 1930s until his death in 2006. The half-million photographs of the people, places, and events he encountered are now part of the North Carolina Collection at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. This summer, free public programs in Wilmington and Boone, … Continue reading

Cultural Significance of Dance Theme of Program March 2

Cultural Significance of Dance Lecture and performance Tuesday, March 2, 2010 1 – 2 p.m. Wilson Special Collections Library, Pleasants Family Assembly Room Free and open to the public Information: Katelyn Ander, or (919) 962-2559 John Caldwell, lecturer in Hindi-Urdu in the Department of Asian Studies at UNC, will present a lecture on the … Continue reading

Visit Wilson Library During CHAT Festival

The Wilson Special Collections Library will be a venue for the CHAT Festival, taking place Feb. 16 – 20, 2010, on the UNC campus. CHAT (Collaborations: Humanities, Arts & Technology) will draw together diverse digital resources of the Triangle and explore the ways that digital technologies are transforming the arts and humanities. In Wilson Library, … Continue reading

Library User Survey to Take Place During 2010

The University will be conducting surveys of library users every month during 2010. The surveys will take place in some campus libraries and also online when users connect to library resources. The in-person survey will take place each month during 2010 in Davis Library, Wilson Library, and the Health Sciences Library for one randomly selected … Continue reading