University Libraries News

Capital Improvement Project Gets Underway at Jackson Library

Jun 26, 2017

University Libraries understands that safe, comfortable and inspiring spaces are pivotal to achieving the best possible experience for our faculty, staff and students. In June, a major replacement project began on three roof levels of Jackson Library.

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OCLC Celebrates 50 Years of Innovative Technology and Research

Jun 03, 2017

The Online Computer Library Center, Inc., also known as OCLC, is a global library cooperative that provides shared technology services, original research and community programs for its membership and the library community at large.

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UNCG Launches 125th Anniversary Celebration

Jun 02, 2017

Today marks the beginning of UNCG’s 125th anniversary celebration, a yearlong commemoration of UNCG’s history of opportunity and excellence as the university looks forward to the future.

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Friends of the UNCG Libraries Announce New Board Members

May 23, 2017

Jennifer Koenig has been named Chair of the Friends of the UNCG Libraries. She is an attorney with Shell Bray Attorneys and Counselors at Law in the trusts and estates practice group.

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Sean Mulligan Wins 2017 Staff Service Award

May 23, 2017

Sean Mulligan, an Archivist in Special Collections and University Archives, has been named the winner of the Staff Service Award for 2017.

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2017 Undergraduate Research Award Winner Announced

May 19, 2017

Assistant Dean Michael Crumpton and Manuscript Archivist and Undergraduate Research Award Committee Chair Jennifer Motszko presented the 2017 University Libraries’ Undergraduate Research Award to Ryan Ridpath at the Student Honors Convocation.

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Krystal Speights Announced as 2017 Outstanding Student Library Worker Award Winner

Apr 24, 2017

University Libraries is pleased to announce Krystal Speights as the 2017 Outstanding Student Library Worker Award (OSLWA) winner! Speights is a graduate student in the Communication Sciences and Disorders program in the School of Health Sciences at UNCG and has been working in Jackson Library for more than four years. The award is made possible through a gift from David Arneke of the Friends of the UNCG Libraries and is given annually. The winner receives a place on the award plaque, $500 from Arneke and a $500 gift card from the University Bookstore.

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Exhibit in Hodges Reading Room: "Athletics and Active College Work"

Apr 19, 2017

A new exhibit titled "Athletics and Active College Work: Women's Fitness and Sport at State Normal, 1892-1920" is now on display in the Hodges Reading Room in Jackson Library. This exhibit explores women's athletics at the turn of the 20th century through the lens of the State Normal and Industrial School (now UNCG). In this exhibit, you will see photographs of the many basketball, field hockey, tennis, and baseball teams that competed in the Athletic Association tournaments and Field Day competitions. Also on exhibit is a gym suit worn by students during this time.

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