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Alumna Florence Fearrington Gives $5 Million to Wilson Special Collections Library

Her gift is the largest ever made to the UNC-Chapel Hill libraries Continue reading

Appointments: Music Cataloging Librarian; Assistant University Archivist for Records Management and Electronic Records; Head of the Joseph C. Sloane Art Library

The Library welcomes Monica Figueroa, Jessica Venlet, and Alice Whiteside. Continue reading

The Presidents in the Library: from Washington to Obama

Every U.S. President as represented in UNC’s Wilson Special Collections Library. Continue reading

Students Get a Clue About Wilson Library

What happens when a ghost is on the loose in Wilson Library? Fun and learning in an immersive live-action game of Clue. Continue reading

Archaeological Site of Fort San Juan Is Topic of Oct. 21 Lecture

Dr. David Moore will discuss excavations at the site near Morganton, N.C. It was the earliest European settlement in what is now the United States. Continue reading

Putting Campus Catcalls on the Map

A Women’s Studies class creates an interactive crowd-sourcing project with GIS assistance from the UNC Library Research Hub. Continue reading

100-Year-Old Challenge Draws to Close Sept. 15 at Wilson Library

What can we learn about a century of history from the Montgomery Ward catalog of 1915? Continue reading

Southern Folklife Collection Receives $986,000 Grant from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has received a grant of $986,000 from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. This grant will help the Southern Folklife Collection in the Wilson Special Collections Library advance digitization of rare audio, video and motion picture films for preservation and access. Activities for the grant, “Extending the Reach … 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

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