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University Libraries Offer Election Guide

8/22/2014 8:00:00 AM

Those with questions about voting, the new voting law, or candidates may view the Libraries' Election Guide at

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Spartan Stories

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

WC Takes to the Skies

8/18/2014 9:00:00 AM

In the Fall 1946 course catalog, the Physics Department at Woman's College added a new class to its curriculum. "Elements of Aeronautics" allowed WC students to not only understand the principles of aeronautics but to actually learn how to fly from instructors from the Hawthorne Flying Service at the Greensboro-High Point airport (now the Piedmont Triad International Airport). An article in the Greensboro Daily News noted that "the course, as outlined, will be one of the first of its kind in the...

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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 24/5 Entry Procedures

8/19/2014 4:08:00 PM

On Sunday, August 17, 24/5 service for UNCG students, faculty and staff resumes in Jackson Library.  Entry is through the glass Library-EUC Connector entrance facing Stirling St. The locks on these doors are now integrated into Blackboard Transact.  Between 12 am and 7 am, Fast Tap or swipe your UNCG ID card on the Blackboard box located on the brick wall to the left of the doors.  Each person entering is then required to present their UNCG ID at the Check Out Desk. Remember you must have a UNCG...

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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

Digital Projects end-of-year update, 2013-2014

6/26/2014 11:00:00 AM

At the end of the academic year, we do a report to the Digital Projects Priorities Team on the past year's activities. This is an edited version of that report. It was a very productive year.My thanks to the team: to Erica Rau and Kathy Howard in Digital Projects, who did such great work on so many projects; to Callie Coward and Anna Craft from Cataloging; and to Scott Hinshaw, Kathelene McCarty Smith, and everyone else in the Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives. T...

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