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Persian New Year Event to Celebrate Library Gifts and Collections March 25

A lively evening of Persian food, music, and learning in Wilson Library. 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

Appointment: Middle Eastern Cataloger

Denise Soufi is the UNC Library’s Middle Eastern Cataloger, effective November 1. 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

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

UNC Professor Charles Kurzman to Speak at June 7 Research Briefing

UNC professor of sociology Charles Kurzman will be one of the featured speakers at a free public briefing June 7 in the Undergraduate Library to explore trends in scholarly research. Continue reading

Director of National Library of Cuba to Discuss Preservation of Cultural Heritage

Dr. Eduardo Torres Cuevas, Director of the National Library of Cuba, will give a free public lecture March 26 in Wilson Library. Continue reading

Persian New Year Event to Celebrate Library Gifts and Collections March 18

Persian food, music, and dance will be part of a celebration of Persian library collections on March 18 in Wilson Library. Continue reading

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