Special Collections

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Art of Pop-Up Books Is Topic of Oct. 29 Program

Collectors will discuss the art and educational value of pop-up books in a program Oct. 29 at Wilson Library. Continue reading

Bill Friday: In His Own Words

An exhibit in Wilson Library celebrates the life and words of former UNC System President Bill Friday. Online and campus components help tell the story. Continue reading

Student Photographers To Speak about Award-Winning Projects Oct. 24

Student recipients of the 2012 and 2013 North Carolina Documentary Photography Award will present and discuss their documentary projects at an event in the Wilson Special Collections Library on Thursday, Oct. 24. Continue reading

Artist Sheryl Oring Will Discuss 9/11 Project at Art Library Oct. 23

Artist Sheryl Oring will discuss “Collective Memory,” the performance and book project she created for the tenth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. Continue reading

Wilson Library’s Durant Bible To Be Part of Chancellor Folt’s Installation

The 414-year-old Durant Bible from the North Carolina Collection will have a starring role in the installation of UNC Chancellor Carol Folt on Oct. 12. Continue reading

Appointments at Health Sciences Library: Head of Web Developer Group; Special Collections Librarian

Adam Dodd is head of the Web Developer Group at UNC’s Health Sciences Library. Dawne Lucas is the Health Sciences Library Special Collections Librarian. Continue reading

Maximizing the Reach of Faculty Research is Topic of Oct. 22 Talk

Faculty researchers can take steps to increase the distribution and use of their work well before it is ever published. On Oct. 22, Heather Joseph, executive director of SPARC, will discuss how routine decisions about publishing outlets, copyright transfers, and licensing options have long-term consequences. Continue reading

North Carolina’s Freemasons and the Cornerstones of UNC

An exhibit about North Carolina’s Freemasons and the role they played in the creation of UNC will be on view in Wilson Library through Dec. 23, 2013. Continue reading

Library Launches Survey of Faculty

The Library invites UNC faculty to participate in a survey that will help librarians better understand the impact of digital technologies on research, teaching, and publishing. Continue reading

Sor Juana, First Feminist of the New World, Will Be Subject of Oct. 1 Lecture

Sister (Sor) Juana Inés de la Cruz, widely considered the first published feminist of the New World, will be the focus of an Oct. 1 lecture and book display in the Wilson Special Collections Library Continue reading

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