Services and Facilities

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Sprinkler Installation to Limit Wilson Library Special Collections Access in 2011-12

Installation of fire sprinklers in the Wilson Special Collections Library stacks at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will begin during the summer of 2011. The project will affect the availability of research materials during the 2011-12 academic year. Continue reading

Wilson Library Reading Room Update

The opening of a new Reference Center and consolidated reading room in the Wilson Special Collections Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will not take place in March, 2011, as previously announced. Continue reading

“Persistently Patient”: Chancellor’s Award Winner Keeps Media Lab Humming

Greg Klaiber, winner of the 2010 Chancellor’s Award for Excellence at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, can usually be found tending the cutting-edge equipment in the Library’s Digital Media Lab and providing calm, thoughtful guidance to those who use it. Continue reading

Student Fund Makes Scanning Easier in Davis Library

An allocation from the Student Library Advisory Board has provided a new KIC scanner with advanced capabilities for public use in Davis Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Continue reading

Libraries Offer Choices for Exam Study

Students looking for places to study for exams have options across campus libraries. The most popular study spots, Davis Library and the Undergraduate Library, both offer expanded hours during exams. Wilson Library will also offer extended hours for quiet study in the reading room, plus an exam lounge on the main floor for group study or bringing your own snack. Continue reading

Data Management Toolkit to Help NSF Grant Applicants

Beginning January 18, 2011, the National Science Foundation (NSF) will require all grant proposals to include a data management plan.The UNC Libraries’ Data Management Committee has created a Research Data Toolkit that explains the new requirements and provides guidance to UNC researchers on drafting a plan. Continue reading

New Kenan Chemistry Library To Open Aug. 30

The Kenan Chemistry Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will open in its new space on the first floor of Venable Hall on Monday, Aug. 30. Continue reading

Fall Library Tours Aug. 23-27

UNC Libraries will offer tours of the Undergraduate Library, Davis Library, and Wilson Library during the week of Aug. 23, 2010. The tours are free and open to all. Continue reading

Rare Book Collection Service Point Relocation

Effective August 2, 2010, the service point for the Rare Book Collection in Wilson Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will relocate to the Library’s main floor. Continue reading

Change to Authorization Process for Remote Resource Access

On June 16, 2010, the UNC Library will change its process for verifying that remote users of online resources are affiliated with the University. This will apply to the use of the Library’s e-journals and databases when used from off-campus. Beginning June 16, affiliation information will be drawn from the University’s central databases. Library technical … Continue reading