Digital Library

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UNC System Yearbooks, 1890 to Present, Now Online

Archived yearbooks from all UNC system universities are now online, thanks to the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center, based at the UNC Library. Continue reading

Blue Ridge Parkway History Now Online

The history of the Blue Ridge Parkway, America’s most visited National Park System site, is now online, thanks to a collaborative project based at the UNC Library. Continue reading

One-Stop Search for Articles Now Available

Searching for journal articles, news stories, and e-book content has just become easier at UNC. The new Articles+ search, powered by Summon, enables discovery of library resources using a single search box. Continue reading

1812 Almanac is Milestone Book for UNC Digitization Program

A 200-year-old North Carolina almanac is the 10,000th book that the University of North Carolina Library has digitized from its collections as part of its Internet Archive/Scribe mass digitization program. Continue reading

Digitized 1841 Diary Captures UNC Student Life

A new digital edition of UNC student James L. Dusenbery’s 1841 diary gives new insight into campus life in the antebellum South. Continue reading

Historic Slavery Accounts Available for Purchase through DocSouth Books Partnership

Twelve historic accounts of African American slavery are newly available in reprint and online editions, thanks to DocSouth Books, a collaborative effort of the UNC Library and the University of North Carolina Press. Continue reading

North Carolina Maps Digitization Project Wins National Award

The North Carolina Maps project, a collaborative effort of the UNC Library, the North Carolina State Archives, and the Outer Banks History Center, has received the American Association for State and Local History’s Award of Merit for Leadership in History. Continue reading

The Civil War Day by Day Debuts

The Civil War Day by Day, a website posting one document a day created 150 years earlier on the corresponding day of the Civil War, has launched. Archivists and librarians at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Wilson Special Collections Library will post finds from the collections every day for four years. Continue reading

Mini Page Archive Goes Digital

Historic issues of The Mini Page, the weekly newspaper feature beloved of young readers, parents, and teachers, are new again. The UNC Library has released The Mini Page online digital archive featuring nearly 2,000 Mini Page issues, from the inaugural publication of Aug. 29, 1969, through April 21, 2007. Continue reading

Civil War’s 150th Anniversary Will Be Focus of UNC Library Exhibits, Programs, Website

The 150th anniversary of the Civil War will be the topic of exhibits, programs, and a website from the Wilson Special Collections Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill beginning Feb. 1, 2011. Continue reading

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