Digital Library

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Appointment: Repository Librarian

Julie Rudder joined the UNC Library staff on Sept. 30 to oversee the Carolina Digital Repository. Continue reading

North Carolina Digital Heritage Center Wins Award for Excellence

North Carolina Digital Heritage Center received an “Award for Excellence in Web Presence” on Oct. 3 from the North Carolina Genealogical Society. Continue reading

A Century of Football… from the UNC Library

Just in time for the season’s opening game, Wilson Library puts its collection of vintage Tar Heel programs online. Continue reading

Make History with Wikipedia Edit-a-thons at UNC Library in April

Four events offer opportunities to improve the online encyclopedia by contributing missing historical information. Continue reading

UNC Archaeologists and Librarians Produce Online Catalog of Artifacts

“Search the North Carolina Archaeological Collection” is a gateway to more than 8 million artifacts, mostly from sites in North Carolina. Continue reading

Remembering Dean Smith, 1931-2015

The UNC Library remembers a Carolina legend through our collections. Continue reading

Digital Heritage Center is Virtual Home for All Things N.C.

The North Carolina Digital Heritage Center is best known as the website with digital scans of yearbooks from almost every college and university in the state. And while it’s certainly fun to look at the clothes and hairstyles students were sporting in the 1990s – or the 1890s, for that matter – the center has … Continue reading

Introducing DocSouth Data: Old Texts for New Readings

Hundreds of high-quality digital texts are now available for download and analysis through the UNC Library. 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