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In Recognition of National Library Week April 12-18

3/30/2015 8:30:00 AM

Jackson Library hawk 10-17-11 photo by Suzanne Angel, former colleague in the University LibrariesFor what it’s worth: it’s never too late or, in my case, too early to be whoever you want to be. There’s no time limit, stop whenever you want. You can change or stay the same; there are no rules to this thing. We can make the best or the worst of it. I hope you make the best of it. And I hope you see things that startle you. I hope you feel things you never felt before. I hope you meet people with ...

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Spartan Stories

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

Constance Han-Jun Lam (Class of 1933): Humanitarian and Heroine

3/30/2015 9:00:00 AM

March is Women's History Month. To celebrate, our Spartan Stories this month feature alumni from the Woman's College, North Carolina College for Women, or State Normal eras. Constance LamAgainst the increasingly violent backdrop of war-torn China, Constance Lam became a humanitarian and a heroine. A native of Canton, China, Lam’s goal was to gain the education and practical experience in social work to successfully return to her homeland and improve conditions for her people. After attending hig...

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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

3/26/2015 1:23:00 PM

ACTIONAfter the sunsetANIMATEDFantastic detective labyrinthThe princess and the frogCats don't danceCOMEDYForgetting Sarah MarshallDOCUMENTARYPurgatorio : a journey into the heart of the borderDRAMAPath to warBirdman, or, (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)MUSICALInto the woodsSCI-FIIn timeNight at the Museum. Battle of the SmithsonianThe hobbit. The battle of the five armiesSnowpiercer

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Irma's Suggestion Box

Need to create a video?

3/23/2015 9:34:00 AM

You asked:  I need to do a video for a class project.Irma says:  You've come to the right place!  The Digital Media Commons and Digital ACT Studio in the lower level of Jackson Library have the staff, expertise and technology to help you create an awesome video (or poster, PPT or any other media).  We'll help you succeed! 

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Books Are Fun

The Storing of Larger Materials

2/4/2015 9:45:00 AM

The Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts collection is housed in the University Libraries Special Collections and University Manuscripts division of UNCG. a recent digitization project, it was discovered that several large scale theater posters were in need of restoration.Once restored, these items needed special housing to continue in the process of preserving these unique items from University Manuscripts. Preservation Services welco...

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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,...

Presentation on LGBT Outreach at SNCA

3/23/2015 3:00:00 AM

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro enjoys the reputation for supporting an inclusive campus “where there is visible and meaningful representation of the diversity present in the wider community.” During this year’s annual conference of the Society of North Carolina Archivists (SNCA) held in Greenville, NC from March 11th to 13th, Stacey Krim from the Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) presented on how the department is contributing to the Univer...

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Scholarly Communications and Data Services at UNCG

Deciding on next year’s textbook adoption? Learn about ways to save your students money

3/16/2015 11:49:00 AM

Are you interested in bringing down the cost of textbooks for your students?  The high cost of commercial textbooks (print and electronic) is a major concern for both students and their parents. A new program at UNCG encourages you to do something about that concern.The Office of the Provost and the University Libraries are joining together to support UNCG’s Open Education “Mini-Grants” initiative to encourage instructors to use low-cost or free alternatives to expensive course materials; these ...

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UNCG Digital Collections

Digital collections news from UNCG University Libraries

Community collections (SNCA presentation)

3/23/2015 9:59:00 AM

Recent presentation to the Society of North Carolina Archivists on community collaboration and outreach through our collections:

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