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Maria R. Estorino to Lead Wilson Special Collections Library

Estorino will become director of the Louis Round Wilson Library and associate University librarian for special collections, effective January 1, 2017. Continue reading

Thank You, Florence Fearrington—For a Transformational Gift to Wilson Library

Video! A generous gift to Wilson Library will benefit Tar Heels for generations. Today, we say, “Thank you!” Continue reading

Video: Hinman Collator: Compare, Contrast, Create

This refurbished machine provides new ways to study rare texts at UNC’s Wilson Library. Continue reading

Smithies Notebooks Go Digital

The Library has digitized 150 notebooks that Nobel Laureate Oliver Smithies used to document his research. Continue reading

Appointments: Undergraduate Teaching and Learning Librarian; Assistant Conservator for Special Collections

The University Library welcomes Dayna Durbin and Rebecca Smyrl. Continue reading

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

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