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Remembering William Powell, 1919-2015

The acknowledged dean of North Carolina historians was once librarian of UNC Library’s North Carolina Collection. Continue reading

Appointment: Electronic Records Archivist

The University Library is pleased to announce the appointment of Lawrence Giffin, effective April 1. Continue reading

The Hidden Campus: Archaeological Glimpses of UNC in the Nineteenth Century

Coming March 19: A look at Carolina’s past through archaeological exploration. Continue reading

UNC Archaeologists and Librarians Produce Online Catalog of Artifacts

“Search the North Carolina Archaeological Collection” is a gateway to more than 8 million artifacts, mostly from sites in North Carolina. Continue reading

An Alphabet of Treasures: Special Collections from A to Z

From A (“activism”) to Z (“zombies”), the Wilson Special Collections Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is full of rare and sometimes surprising treasures. Continue reading

Introducing DocSouth Data: Old Texts for New Readings

Hundreds of high-quality digital texts are now available for download and analysis through the UNC Library. 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

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