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“Real Lives of the Civil War” Video Highlights Wilson Collections

A new video highlights the extraordinary Civil War collections at UNC’s Wilson Special Collections Library and “The Civil War Day by Day,” a website that presents one item from those collections daily for four years, each related to the corresponding day of the war. Continue reading

Appointments: Associate Director of Development; Pruitt-Shanks Project Archivist

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library announces the appointments of Emily Silverman as Associate Directory of Library Development and Jodi Berkowitz as Pruitt-Shanks Project Archivist. Both appointments began July 1, 2011. Continue reading

AUL Carol Hunter to Study Business Cases for Library Service Development

Carol Hunter, Associate University Librarian for Collections and Services, is part of a multi-institutional team that has received a grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources’ Digital Library Federation to study business cases for new service development in research libraries. Continue reading

Library Receives Innovation Award for Alternate Reality Game

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library is the inaugural winner of the Springshare Innovation in Academic Libraries Award, from the Academic Division of the Special Libraries Association (SLA). The award honors the project “Should Brandon and Nicole Get Engaged?” (ShBANGE), an interactive alternate reality game played out on the UNC campus in spring 2010. Continue reading

Library Pets Help Raise Funds for Habitat

Meet the Library pets at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill who helped raise more than $700 for Habitat for Humanity in a staff pet photo contest. Continue reading

UNC Librarians Honored by Library Journal as “Movers & Shakers”

Librarians Chad Haefele and Emily King of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have been named by Library Journal as Movers & Shakers of 2011. Continue reading

Appointment: Associate University Librarian for Technical Services and Systems

Will Owen has been appointed Associate University Librarian for Technical Services and Systems for the University Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, effective March 1, 2011. Continue reading

In Memoriam: Betty Meehan-Black

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library is saddened by the death March 2, 2011, of longtime employee Elizabeth (Betty) Meehan-Black, following a courageous battle with cancer. Betty was head of Order Management and assistant head of the Monographic Services Department. Continue reading

Library Honors Outstanding Employees of 2010

The University Library has awarded its 2010 Outstanding Employee Award to Josh Hockensmith of the Sloane Art Library. Honorable mentions went to Aaron Bednar of Library Systems and Elizabeth (Betty) Meehan-Black of Monographic Services. 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

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