University Libraries Spotlight

Libraries Receive Grant to Support "Good Medicine: Greensboro’s Hospitals and Healers, 1865-2015"

Jun 09, 2016

The University Libraries at UNCG is partnering with three other area institutions (the Cone Health Medical Library, the Greensboro Historical Museum Archives, and the Greensboro Public Library) on a project to make the records of the history of medicine in the Gate City--a total of thirteen unique archival collections--better known and more accessible to scholars, students and community researchers. "Good Medicine" will provide digital access to more than 47,100 items from thirteen archival collections and also from several monographs.

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Sisters in Crime Grant Awarded to University Libraries

Jun 08, 2016

The University Libraries have been awarded a "We Love Libraries" grant from Sisters in Crime, an organization of professional women mystery writers. The grant will be used to support the Robbie Emily Dunn Collection of American Detective Fiction, one of our Special Collections. The University Libraries will celebrate receipt of the grant at an event at 4 p.m. on September 22, 2016.

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Jackson Society Chooses Rare First Editions for Special Collections and University Archives

Jun 08, 2016

The Jackson Society's Members Choice Event was held recently, and members again chose some rare titles to add to the collections of the Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives.

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Paula Damascenzo de Oliveira Wins Undergraduate Research & Outstanding Student Library Worker Awards

May 24, 2016

Paula Damasceno De Oliveira has made quite an impression during her time at UNCG, and especially in the University Libraries. Already named the Libraries' Outstanding Student Worker this year, she has capped her spring semester with the Libraries' Undergraduate Research Award as well.

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Friends of the UNCG Libraries Book Discussions for Fall 2016 Semester

May 17, 2016

Monday, September 19, 2016 -- Discussion of Red Brick, Black Mountain, White Clay: Reflections on Art, Family, and Survival, by Christopher Benfey. Monday, October 10, 2016 -- Discussion of Looking for Palestine, by Najla Said.

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Kathelene McCarty Smith Wins Staff Service Award

May 17, 2016

Kathelene McCarty Smith of the Special Collections and University Archives Department has been named the winner of the University Libraries Staff Service Award for 2016. Created by long-time Circulation Department Head Martha Ransley upon her retirement, the Award was first given in 1998. The award recognizes and rewards members of the SPA Library Staff who provide outstanding leadership and service in furthering the accomplishment of the mission of the Library to provide service to students, faculty, staff and members of the community which the University serves.

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Improved Study Spaces in Jackson Library

Apr 20, 2016

Look for a great new study space on the first floor of Jackson Library when you come back next fall!

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Wondrous Works: Illuminated Manuscripts from Three Continents, February 2016 - June 2016

Mar 09, 2016

Special Collections and University Archives at UNCG’s University Libraries has mounted an exhibit highlighting the rich tradition of illuminated manuscripts in Europe, India, Persia, Ethiopia, and Armenia. Working with local bookman Norman Smith and his collection of rare works, the exhibit features manuscripts that were created during or shortly after the invention of movable type in 1454. The Hodges Reading Room is open to the public from 9 AM - 5 PM, Monday - Friday.

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Did you know the Library has graphic novels?

Mar 01, 2016

You may not know that Jackson Library has a graphic novels collection. The Library is so big that most students have no idea how to find the non-academic items. We would like for you to know about it though, because the more people that use the graphic novels the larger the collection will become.

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E-Books at the University Libraries

Jan 19, 2016

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!

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University Libraries on Social Media

Jan 08, 2016

Keep up with what's going on at the University Libraries! Learn about new services, resources, events and important updates through our social media. Tumblr: uncglibraries.tumblr.com | Facebook: UNCGLibraries | Twitter: @UNCGLib

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