Gifts and Grants

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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

Deadline is June 27 to Make a Gift to the Library in this Academic Year

Help UNC’s Library fulfill its essential role by making a contribution before the end of the fiscal year. Continue reading

Author James Reston, Jr. (’63) to Reflect on his Life in Writing at May 7 Program

Journalist and author James Reston, Jr. (’63) will reflect on his life as a writer and discuss two of his forthcoming books on Tuesday, May 7th at the Wilson Special Collections Library. Continue reading

Persian Culture Collections Receive New Endowment

An anonymous donation of $25,000 will help build Persian Studies collections. Continue reading

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