Digital Library

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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

Allen, Library Honored for Innovation in Digital History

Step back in time with the click of a computer mouse and read about the Bijou, Wilmington’s first movie theater, which opened in 1906 in a tent before moving to a permanent home in 1912. “Going to the Show,” a searchable digital archive of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, brings together thousands … Continue reading

Colombian Writer Vargas Vila To Be Celebrated Oct. 14 with Lecture and New Web Site

  Vargas Vila: 150 Years of Clamorous Solitude A lecture by Juan Carlos González Espitia Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010 Reception at 5 p.m. | Program at 5:45 p.m. Wilson Special Collections Library, Pleasants Family Assembly Room Free and open to the public Information: Liza Terll, Friends of the Library,, (919) 962-4207 The 150th anniversary … Continue reading