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WATCH: Students Map Haiti from UNC Library

During a Humanitarian Mapathon in the Davis Library Research Hub, students mapped earthquake-damaged parts of Haiti. Continue reading

Photographs by Christopher Sims: Guantánamo Bay and The Library at Camp Delta

The built environments of Guantánamo Bay are shown in photographs on view in Davis Library beginning Sept. 30. Continue reading

Celebrate UNC’s Persian Library Collections March 19

Three UNC graduate students will discuss their research and recent travels to Iran. Prof. Carl Ernst will provide context. Continue reading

UNC Library Student Employee Helps Create Ebola Tracking Site

UNC Library student employee Alison Blain helped with visualizations and graphics for Continue reading

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