Digital Library

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Appointments: Head of Special Collections Research & Instructional Services; Manuscripts Digitization Project Librarian

Jason Tomberlin is the new Head of Special Collections Research and Instructional Services at the Wilson Special Collections Library. Laruen Menges is Manuscripts Digitization Project Librarian. Continue reading

Event Seeks to Improve Wikipedia Articles on History of African Americans in N.C.

UNC’s first Wikipedia Edit-a-thon will take place on April 14. The topic will be African-American history in North Carolina. Continue reading

Library Partners with BioMed Central to Archive Faculty Research

Journal articles by UNC researchers who publish in BioMed Central are now automatically archived in the Library’s Carolina Digital Repository. Continue reading

Oxford E-Books Come to UNC Libraries through Innovative Deal

Thousands of scholarly e-books are coming to UNC thanks to a groundbreaking pilot project between Oxford University Press and the Triangle Research Libraries Network. Continue reading

Exhibit Celebrates 100 Years of the Carolina Alumni Review

An exhibit of Carolina Alumni Review covers and page spreads is now on view in the Wilson Special Collections Library to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the magazine. Continue reading

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