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Fall 2014 Events

7/28/2014 8:00:00 AM

All of the following events are free and open to the public:Thursday, September 4: Poetry Reading by David Roderick from his new book, The Americans (co-sponsored with MFA Writing Program).8 p.m. Faculty Center, UNCG Monday, September 8: Author and Storyteller Doug Elliott. 7 p.m. EUC Auditorium, UNCGMonday, September 15: Friends of the UNCG Libraries Book Discussion - The Rise of the Creative Class, Revisited by Richard Florida, led by Keith Debbage of the Department of Geography & the Departme...

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Spartan Stories

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

R.I.P. UNC-G: The Hyphen Takes a Hike

7/28/2014 9:00:00 AM

"It's the kind of thing we tend not to think about until it's gone - something so basic and everyday that it becomes part of the wallpaper. At UNC-G, we began 1986 with something our university will probably never have again - a piece of our history from 23 years ago when our school became co-educational and dropped the 'Woman's College' moniker it had so long and proudly held."These words in the 1986 edition of the Pine Needles yearbook don't refer to any person, place, or thing of particular i...

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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

7/3/2014 4:20:00 PM

ACTIONLone survivorKon-TikiCOMEDYThe nanny diariesDRAMA11'09"01 September 11 a filmThe prodigalThe good girlIn her shoesFOREIGN天浴 Xiu Xiu: The Sent-down girl颐和园MUSICALGrease 2SCI-FIV for VendettaSky Captain and the world of tomorrowTHRILLERThe fog and BoogeymanThe Amityville horrorThe Omen

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Books Are Fun


6/20/2014 3:55:00 PM

The University Libraries has a broad collection of items ranging from books, art books, scrapbooks, pamphlets, photographs, manuscripts and maps, all them in a variety of formats and accessible to the public. When they arrive at the Preservation Services for treatment, consideration is given to where it will be housed and who will be the final user. In some instances there is a need for unique and creative design, within a conservation mindset, in order to treat that object for our students and ...

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UNCG's Dataland

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

FREE American Community Survey Data Webinar!

6/19/2014 1:00:00 PM

"Accessing Block Group Data with the ACS" Webinar  Those amazing little block groups are not available in American FactFinder. Find out how to access data at the block group level in this free webinar.The ACS is an ongoing survey that generates estimates on social, economic, housing, and demographic topics. Data users can access these estimates down to our smallest level of geography, block groups, using the ACS Summary File. This presentation will cover background information about the ACS, an ...

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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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