Gifts and Grants

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Innovative Library Projects Receive Start-Up Funding through 2014 Innovation Grants

Eight UNC librarians will develop new services thanks to the 2014 Innovation Grants they have received. Continue reading

Grant Will Lead to Preservation of Rare Audiovisual Collections at UNC Library

Historic audio and moving image collections in the Library’s Southern Folklife Collection will be a step closer to long-term preservation, thanks to a grant of $187,082 from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Continue reading

UNC Latino Oral History Initiative Awarded $240,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities

Libraries will help boost preservation of and access to Latino oral histories of the American South. Continue reading

UNC Librarian Will Lead Grant To Ensure Future of Artists’ Archives in North Carolina

A grant of $491,908 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) will help a team of UNC researchers prepare future librarians and archivists to identify, organize, and care for the complex records of visual artists in North Carolina. Continue reading

Two New Library Endowments Support Persian Studies

Two endowments created in late 2013 will build and strengthen the growing Persian studies collections of the UNC Library. The endowments are the Dr. Reza Saadat Memorial Endowment for Persian Study in Honor of Hafez-e Shirazi and the Horner Jarrahi Persian Studies Speaker Series Endowment. They bring to four the number of recent UNC Library … Continue reading

Library Celebrates Seven Million Books with Rare Poetry Volume of the African Diaspora

A rare sixteenth-century book with modern resonance will become the seven-millionth volume in the library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Continue reading

East Asian Studies Collection To Expand with Support from the Taiwan Ministry of Education

The Taiwan Ministry of Education will provide $90,000 over three years to help the UNC Library expand East Asian studies collections. Continue reading

UNC Librarians to Participate in Data Management Grant

Three UNC librarians will be part of a collaborative grant project that will teach data management principles and techniques. The librarians are Barrie Hayes, Michele Hayslett, and Danianne Mizzy. Continue reading

Jewish Studies Collections Will Expand Thanks to Littauer Foundation Grant

A grant of $25,000 from the Lucius N. Littauer Foundation will help to build collections in the field of Jewish Studies at the UNC Libraries Continue reading

Librarian Receives Grant to Preserve Tibetan Religious Manuscripts

A librarian who helps to develop South Asian studies collections at UNC has received a major grant to preserve ancient Tibetan religious manuscripts. Continue reading

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