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Grant to UNC Library Will Expand Digitization of Historic Materials Across North Carolina

More North Carolina libraries, museums, and archives will soon be sharing their treasures online, thanks to a $75,000 grant to the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center, based in UNC’s Wilson Library. Continue reading

1,665 Books for Pediatric Cancer Patients … Thanks to You!

This week, volunteers from the University Libraries Diversity Programming and Education Committee wrapped up the 2014 book drive for the Book Fairy with a delivery of 1,665 books. Continue reading

“Outnumbered”: Library Photo Award Winner Documents Women in Science

Courtesy of UNC College of Arts & Sciences An environmental engineer who studies nanoparticles and competitively races downhill mountain bikes. A wildlife biologist who traverses across North Carolina’s most remote swamplands to tag wildlife and monitor flooding. A 7-year-old budding scientist who collects rocks, builds circuits and has a pet snake. UNC doctoral student and … Continue reading

Where Is Tobe? Unfolding Stories of Childhood, Race, and Rural Life in North Carolina

An exhibition in the North Carolina Collection Gallery at Wilson Library marks the 75th anniversary of a groundbreaking children’s book from UNC Press. Continue reading

Exhibition Celebrates 25 Years of the Southern Folklife Collection

The history, music, and culture of the South are now on view in an exhibition that marks the silver anniversary of the Southern Folklife Collection. Continue reading

Alert: Phishing Emails Impersonate UNC Library

Some members of the UNC community have received false emails that appear to be from the Library. Continue reading

Music, Festivities to Mark Southern Folklife Collection 25th Anniversary

Musical performances by Tift Merritt and Merle Haggard will cap off three days of festivities on the UNC campus. Continue reading

Appointment: Director of the Southern Historical Collection

The Library welcomes Bryan Giemza to lead the preeminent repository of unique materials related to the American South. Continue reading

Civil War Research Gives Students “Experience of a Lifetime” in Wilson Library

An American literature seminar spent the semester curating “Imagining the U.S. Civil War, 1861-1900,” a major exhibit in Wilson Library. Continue reading

Keep Exam Stress in Check with Canines, Coloring, Kitties, Cookies, Coffee

Libraries have activities to help you relax and recharge during the most stressful week of the year. Continue reading

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