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Keep Exam Stress in Check with Canines, Gingerbread Houses, Kitties, Coffee

Campus libraries will offer special exam-time diversions to lower stress levels. Continue reading

“Told Under Frosty Moonlight” Winter Stories for Children of All Ages Dec. 4

Storytellers and musicians will entertain children of all ages at the Friends of the Library’s 22nd annual Winter Stories program Dec. 4. Continue reading

Student Map Competition Will Be Part of GIS Day Activities Nov. 19

UNC student mapmakers have a chance to win cash prizes as part of GIS Day at the UNC Libraries. Continue reading

University Libraries Celebrates the Research Hub Grand Opening

Nearly 200 members of the UNC community came together to celebrate the opening of the Research Hub in Davis Library on Oct. 23. Continue reading

Indie Photobooks Will Be Topic of Oct. 30 Panel Discussion, Display

A panel of artists and collectors will discuss the popularity of photobooks–books that photographers create around a particular theme or subject, and that make creative use of the book form. Continue reading

“Voices from Tobe” To Recall Groundbreaking Children’s Book Oct. 21

Program will bring together individuals associated with one of the first realistic portrayals of African Americans in a children’s book. The exhibition “Where is Tobe?” will continue through March 1 in Wilson Library. Continue reading

Research Hub Grand Opening Oct. 23

Join University Librarian Sarah Michalak and Provost Jim Dean to celebrate the grand opening of the Davis Library Research Hub. Continue reading

Research Hub Offers Workshops, Programs, Trainings

3D printing, data visualization, GIS, and digital humanities are among topics for fall semester. Continue reading

Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism – Lecture Oct. 9

Historian Ed Baptist will discuss his recent book, The Half Has Never Been Told, in a free public lecture at Wilson Library. He conducted much of his research in the Southern Historical Collection. Continue reading

North Carolina Dialects Are Topic of Sept. 25 Lecture

Linguists Walt Wolfram and Jeffrey Reaser will share stories, sights, and sounds from their book “Talkin’ Tar Heel: How Our Voices Tell the Story of North Carolina” (UNC Press, 2014). Continue reading

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