University Libraries Spotlight
Library Statistics Dashboard
Oct 08, 2015
The Library Statistics Dashboard provides a series of infographics that show the use of the University Libraries, library materials, reference and instruction services and technology. Did you know, for example, that 1.3 million people entered our doors during the last academic year, made 70,000 reservations to use our rooms, checked out more than 470,000 items, and used our collections nearly 3 million times? Our libraries also answered nearly 75,000 public service questions and gave more than 780 instruction sessions and tours, while our public computers were used more than 275,000 times.
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Three $1000 Information Literacy Course Development Award Stipends to be Granted
Oct 06, 2015
The UNCG University Libraries will offer three $1,000 awards for courses to be taught in spring 2016 to support restructuring an undergraduate course in order to more intentionally integrate information literacy and research. This award is open to anyone who teaches a course at the undergraduate or graduate level and has the authority to make substantive changes to that course. The purpose of the Information Literacy Course Development Awards is to support instructors in revitalizing courses to foster information literacy skills. These re-envisioned courses will incorporate information literacy throughout the semester, teaching students to locate, evaluate, synthesize, and cite sources in the manner most appropriate for the subject area.
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Margaret Maron Presents Women of Mystery - Charlaine Harris, October 22
Oct 06, 2015
Thursday, October 22, 7 p.m.: Margaret Maron Presents Women of Mystery - Charlaine Harris. Reservations suggested, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Virginia Dare Room, Alumni House, UNCG.
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Faculty Promoted and/or Tenured in 2015 Were Honored
Sep 30, 2015
Faculty who were promoted and/or tenured in 2015 were honored at the Promotion and Tenure Attainment Recognition Reception held in the Virginia Dare Room of the Alumni House on Monday, September 28. This event, jointly sponsored by the Office of the Provost and the University Libraries, recognizes the accomplishments of faculty and provides the opportunity for them to select a book or other resource of significant meaning to be added to the University Libraries collections.
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Charging Station In Jackson Library
Sep 30, 2015
You asked: Can the Library get a charging station where we can lock our device while it's charging? We have one now on the first floor of Jackson Library across from the Checkout Desk. Charge away!
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Business Librarian Steve Cramer Wins National Award
Sep 24, 2015
UNCG Business Librarian Steve Cramer has won the PrivCo Prize for Excellence in Business Librarianship. The PrivCo Prize is awarded to the librarian deemed best to embody the core values of the profession, and the winner is selected by an independent committee of leading business librarians committed to the adoption of best practices in the community.
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University Libraries' Mike Crumpton Elected to North Carolina Library Associaton Post
Sep 18, 2015
Michael Crumpton, Assistant Dean for Administrative Services at UNCG’s University Libraries, has been elected Vice-President, President Elect of the North Carolina Library Association. He will be installed at the biennial NCLA conference being held in Greensboro in October.
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Election Guide: Become an Informed Voter!
Sep 18, 2015
Our Elections Guide has links to a wide variety of resources for becoming an informed voter. Learn more about candidates, the issues, and more.
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Scanning & Photocopying Services in the University Libraries
Sep 15, 2015
The Libraries offer scanning, photocopying, and microform printing services. Scanning into several formats (PDF/Word/TIFF/JPEG) sent to several destinations (email/printer/USB drive/Google Docs) is free! Photocopiers and microform
printing are also available for a per-page charge.
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Citation Guides Help You Correctly Cite Your Sources
Sep 10, 2015
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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Maud Gatewood: Sketches
Sep 09, 2015
This exhibit featuring select drawings from Maud Gatewood's sketchbooks is on display in the Hodges Reading Room from August 31, 2015 to January 8, 2016.
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Technology Checkout in Jackson Library, Harold Schiffman Music Library, and DMC
Aug 04, 2015
Jackson Library and the Harold Schiffman Music Library loan technologies to UNCG students, faculty, and staff. The Digital Media Commons also has a variety of loanable technologies for use only in the lower level of Jackson Library. Items include Laptops, iPads, Camcorders, Digital Cameras, Digital Voice Recorders, Tripods, Graphing Calculators, Scientific Calculators, and Accessories.
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