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Federal Grant to support Libraries' Greensboro History Project

9/17/2014 8:00:00 AM

The University Libraries at UNCG have received $23,500 in funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to support the UNCG Hayes Taylor YMCA Digital Explorers project.  Seventeen projects from IMLS's Sparks! Ignition Grants were funded nationwide.As a result, the Libraries' Digital Project Unit will partner with the Hayes-Taylor YMCA and at-risk teens in East and Southeast Greensboro in the process of identifying, cataloging, and digitally preserving historically valuable community ...

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Spartan Stories

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

Celebrating 50 Years of Coeducation at UNCG

9/15/2014 9:00:00 AM

On July 1, 1963, the North Carolina State Legislature officially renamed Woman’s College to The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and the decision was made that all UNC system schools would now be co-educational. But male undergraduates did not immediately arrive on the Greensboro campus. Instead, it was not until the following Fall that the first male undergraduates began their studies. With the start of instruction on September 17, 1964, the UNCG undergraduate student body officiall...

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Irma's World at UNCG

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

New DVDs

9/16/2014 4:12:00 PM

ANIMATEDRed data girl the complete seriesHerculesJin-Roh : the wolf brigadeDRAMA'Night motherFOREIGNCloroformo

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Irma's Suggestion Box

Charging stations

9/3/2014 3:06:00 PM

You asked:  Can we have charging stations in the Library?Irma says:  You bet -- we've just installed one in the Connector between Jackson Library and EUC.  Charge away!

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Books Are Fun

THE BEFORE AND AFTER OF A CELLO MUSIC BOOK

9/12/2014 10:28:00 AM

The Cello Music Collections constitute the largest single holding of cello music-related materials in the world and is a part of Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives at UNCG. From this collection we received several books to be treated at the UNCG Preservation Services, some with minor repairs and others requiring a full conservation and restoration treatment.The variety of types of bindings and materials from this collection is broad, but here you can have a glimps...

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UNCG's Dataland

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

ICPSR's thematic data collections

9/16/2014 3:36:00 PM

ICPSR has an amazing variety of data. Join in these webinars to learn more!ICPSR hosts over 20 data collections funded by government agencies and various foundations. Using these funds, the carefully curated data are free to the public. Please join ICPSR as it highlights a number of these collections as part of its 2014 Data Fair. Webinars in this series (with registration links) include the following:An Introduction to NADAC - ICPSR's National Archive of Data on Arts and CultureBroadcast time (...

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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,...

2014 Women Veterans Historical Project Annual Luncheon

9/17/2014 12:47:00 PM

The 17th Annual Women Veterans Historical Project Luncheon will be held on Saturday, November 8th from 11:30-2 at UNCG's Elliott University Center.The program will feature a panel discussion about veterans writing workshops. Recent North Carolina Poet Laureate Joseph Bathanti will facilitate a discussion with women veterans Mary Hennessy, an Army Nurse who served during the Vietnam War, and Pamela L. Adams, an Army Reserve Officer who deployed to Iraq. Both Hennesy and Adams have participated i...

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Recent Faculty Publications at UNCG

Check out this blog for information on new faculty-authored works available in the University Libraries of UNCG.

Bull City Summer: A Season at the Ballpark

9/16/2014 3:24:00 PM

Bull City Summer: A Season at the Ballpark brings together a team of artists and documentarians around a season of minor league baseball to find stories and images on the field and behind the scenes that collectively present a microcosm of contemporary American culture engaged around a favorite pastime. The Durham Bulls are one of the most popular and successful minor league baseball teams in the country, with more players being sent to the Majors than any other minor league team. To diversify t...

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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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