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Real Learning Connections Begins a Fifth Year of Projects

9/2/2014 10:17:00 AM

The Real Learning Connections Project is a joint initiative between the University Libraries (UL) and the Department of Library and Information Studies (DLIS) at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). This is an ongoing venture, now in its fifth year, which has triangulated the work of a faculty member, a librarian, and a student with the goal of harnessing the learning power that could be shared among these three participants in a unique way.  Experiential learning opportunities...

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Spartan Stories

Tales from the University Archives at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Religious Activities at the WC

9/1/2014 9:00:00 AM

"In all the days of our years as a college, we have been mindful of the fact that, although a State institution and thereby bound by the American tradition of separation of Church and State, religion has a place of supreme importance in the life of every individual. Believing that a college carries the responsibility, beyond imparting knowledge and developing skills, of fostering spiritual understanding and growth, we offer a varied program of religious activity and interests." -- Dean of Admini...

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Irma's World at UNCG

Keep up with Irma & the University Libraries at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Know Your Libraries

8/25/2014 12:36:00 PM

Wednesday, August 27, 2-5pmJackson Library Reading RoomInterested in learning more about how to access and use the many resources available at the University Libraries? Come to this drop-in session to learn about amazing spaces, services, and resources, and enter to win a prize!

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Irma's Suggestion Box

The University Libraries want your suggestions!

8/19/2014 4:31:00 PM

Welcome back, students!The Libraries would love to hear your thoughts about Jackson and Schiffman Libraries.  Let us know what you like and what we could do better.  You can submit a comment online or in the suggestion boxes on the first floor of Jackson Library across from the Check Out Desk, in the  Digital Media Commons on the lower level of Jackson and in Schiffman Music Library.  We look forward to hearing from you!

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Books Are Fun


7/30/2014 3:52:00 PM

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UNCG's Dataland

UNCG's land of data releases, new data sources, fun stats information, and much more!

New data from IPUMS-International

7/31/2014 1:36:00 PM

IPUMS-International Releases 20 New SamplesIPUMS-International has added 20 new samples and records for 560,359,538 persons. The samples for Ghana, Ireland, Mali, and Uruguay extend the pre-existing data series for those countries. The remaining 16 samples are from 5 new countries:Dominican Republic  1960, 1970, 1981, 2002, 2010Ghana  2010Ireland  2011Liberia  1974, 2008Mali  2009Nigeria  2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010Ukraine  2001Uruguay  2011Zambia  1990, 2000, 2010Geographic variables in the co...

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UNCG Special Collections & University Archives

SCUA collects, preserves, and makes accessible rare, unique, or otherwise significant materials outside the scope of the general UNCG library collection. We also deliver presentations, classes, tours,...

University Archives Videos Now on YouTube

7/24/2014 10:30:00 AM

University Archives has started posting some video clips to the University Libraries' YouTube account. The clips are digitized from films held in University Archives. A "Films from UNCG University Archives" playlist collates all the University Archives clips in one place. You'll find scenes from past commencement activities, special campus events and visitors, and even a few past promotional videos for UNCG.This quick tour of campus from 1950 has been particularly well received. Around the 1:50...

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UNCG Digital Collections

Digital collections news from UNCG University Libraries

Urban development, pamphlets, slavery records, and Civil Rights Greensboro

8/27/2014 4:11:00 PM

Annual report and map, City Of Greensboro, North Carolina, 1965-1966There are many changes and updates afoot in out digital collections, and more are on the way.Civil Rights GreensboroThis collection, online since 2009, has recently been migrated into our CONTENTdm hosting platform. This move provides some significant benefits, including faceted search capability, full-text search within the oral histories and many other documents, and higher-resolution images. The move will also allow this coll...

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