Digital Library

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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

Scheduled Downtime for Library Websites Sept. 24, 6 – 8 a.m.

Expect interruptions to most Library online services during the two-hour window. Continue reading

Browse UNC Journals on Your Tablet

UNC students, faculty, and staff with tablet computers can create a virtual newsstand of online journals using the Library’s subscription to BrowZine. The app allows you to browse, read, and monitor journals. Continue reading

UNC and State Library of North Carolina To Bring Treasures to National Digital Library

Treasures from libraries and archives across North Carolina will soon be at the fingertips of researchers worldwide, thanks to a partnership between the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center in Wilson Library and the Digital Public Library of America. Continue reading

Bill Friday: In His Own Words

An exhibit in Wilson Library celebrates the life and words of former UNC System President Bill Friday. Online and campus components help tell the story. Continue reading

Appointment Announcement: Digital Projects Librarian for NC Digital Heritage Center

Lisa Gregory has been appointed Digital Projects Librarian for the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center. Continue reading

A Century of North Carolina City Directories Now Online

Historic North Carolina city directories from 64 counties are now online. The 939 digitized volumes from the years 1860 through 1963 provide a wealth of information about the state’s population and business history. Continue reading

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