University Libraries Spotlight

Your library has 203 electronic textbooks available free online

Aug 07, 2018

The University Libraries has 203 electronic textbooks available for your unlimited and free use for many fall 2018 courses! View our master list of Course Adopted Texts using the link below to see if your textbooks are available through the library.

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Check Out the DVD Collection!

May 31, 2018

The University Libraries have several thousand entertainment DVDs available for borrowing. The main DVD collection is located in the Jackson Library Reading Room on the first floor.

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E-Books at the University Libraries

May 31, 2018

The Libraries' have access to over 600,000 e-books searchable through the "Red Box" on the Libraries' home page. E-books may be used 24/7 from anywhere and are almost always available! Some provide downloading of sections or chapters and all allow printing. They don't require a reader but rather may be used via your phone, laptop, or desktop.

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Bring Sundance and Tribeca into your home with Film Platform

Feb 28, 2018

Now you can watch top-rated films from the Sundance and Tribeca film festivals, in the classroom or the dorm room, for free! Film Platform’s collection of films features the newest award-winning documentaries and current film festival favorites. Over 90 percent of Film Platform’s streaming collection is not available anywhere else! Browse by subject or by film festival.

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Explore the world’s great music for free with Naxos Streaming

Feb 21, 2018

Naxos Music Library is the essential online music streaming resource for music students and professors. Over 130,000 CD-length classical, Broadway and jazz recordings are instantly available, with new music added each month. Naxos encompasses complete catalogs and selected recordings of leading music labels. Also included are composer biographies, as well as a pronunciation guide, glossary, and a guide to musical terms.

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Docuseek2: Documentaries for Education

Feb 21, 2018

Docuseek2 is the premier academic film streaming source for documentary films created by innovative and award-winning filmmakers from around the world – films that you can access instantly. With current film titles from leading educational film distributors, Docuseek2 focuses on topics that you will find engaging and useful - both inside and outside the classroom. Major topic areas include environmental science, political science, nursing, economics and psychology.

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Feature Films for Education: 20th Century Fox’s catalog of streaming films

Feb 19, 2018

Classic and recent blockbuster films from the 20th Century Fox collection are now available to UNCG faculty, students and staff for free. You can choose from a collection of nearly 600 films from the collection with Feature Films for Education. The extensive collection includes recent releases like Hidden Figures, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, 12 Years a Slave, and The Revenant, as well as classic films featuring Clark Gable, John Wayne, Rock Hudson, Gregory Peck, and Ava Gardner.

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Stream classic films, world cinema and award winning documentaries for free!

Feb 15, 2018

Do you like independent films, world cinema and documentaries? Then you should check out Kanopy Streaming Videos! Kanopy can be searched by subject or by special collections, like World Cinema, Oscar Winners, Art House Favorites, or PBS Essentials. UNCG students, faculty and staff can view Kanopy’s film collection on laptop or PC computers anytime, anywhere, on or off-campus. You can also create an account and watch movies on your TV – access choices include Roku, iOS, android, Apple TV, Airplay and Chromecast.

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You can borrow items from other UNC-system and Triad-area libraries

Jan 03, 2018

Through a cooperative agreement with other libraries, UNCG students, faculty, and staff can borrow items from other UNC-system and Triad-area academic libraries. Your UNCG library account needs to be in good standing (no overdues, pending fines, etc.), and you will need to bring your UNCG ID card and your 9-digit UNCG ID Number when you visit. After you register at the library you will be able to borrow items based upon their local policies, at no cost to you!

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Citation Guides Help You Correctly Cite Your Sources

Nov 03, 2017

Our Citation Guides contain examples of the items you cite most often: books, articles and websites. If you're looking for something that doesn't fit into these categories, you can borrow one of the style guides at the Reference or Circulation desks in Jackson Library.

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Harold Schiffman Music Library

Aug 17, 2017

Visit the Harold Schiffman Music Library, containing 20,000 recordings and more than 50,000 scores, books, and serials. It is located in room 211 of the Music Building, on the corner of Market and McIver streets.

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