University Libraries Spotlight

Callie Coward Honored with 2018 Staff Service Award

May 22, 2018

The award, which was established in 1997 upon the retirement of Martha Ransley, former Head of the Circulation department in Jackson Library, was created to recognize and reward members of the Library Staff who provide outstanding leadership and service in furthering the accomplishment of the mission of University Libraries.

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Jackson Society Members Select Works by Dickens, Twain, Hugo and Flaubert

May 22, 2018

University Libraries’ held its Fourth Annual Members’ Choice event on April 10, and Jackson Society members voted on their preferred selection of books to be added to the Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives.

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University Libraries Will Offer Free Computer Courses to the Community Beginning May 23

May 08, 2018

University Libraries will offer free computer classes during the months of May and June in Jackson Library for anyone interested in learning computer basics.

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Haley Gann Honored as the 2018 Outstanding Student Library Worker

May 01, 2018

Haley Gann, a student worker in University Libraries’ Access Services and Administration departments since 2016, has been named as the 2018 Outstanding Student Library Worker Award Winner.

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University Libraries Chosen as Hosting Partner for CALLAM

Apr 30, 2018

The University Libraries of UNC Greensboro have been chosen to serve as hosting partner for the Coalition to Advance Learning in Libraries, Archives and Museums (CALLAM), a group of more than twenty premier U.S.-based organizations that have come together in support of learning and leadership efforts by cultural memory institutions nationally.

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"Proliferation" Selected by the Guild of Book Workers for Its 2018-2019 Traveling Exhibition

Apr 13, 2018

A recent submission of an artbook by Suzanne Sawyer, Library Services Technician in Preservation Services, has been accepted into the Guild of Book Workers 2018-2019 traveling exhibit.

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Imagining the Future of UNC Greensboro's Jackson Library with Students

Apr 05, 2018

Engaging UNC Greensboro students in imagining the future of Jackson Library is vital to University Libraries. To support these efforts, University Libraries will offer two sessions for students to hear a special presentation from the architectural firm, RATIO.

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Information Literacy Course Development Awards Announced for Fall 2018

Apr 02, 2018

The UNC Greensboro University Libraries will offer four $1,000 awards for courses to be taught in fall 2018 to support restructuring a course in order to more intentionally integrate information literacy and research.

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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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Celebrating 125 Years of Opportunity and Excellence: An Exhibit of UNCG History

Oct 09, 2017

As part of the University's celebration of 125 years of opportunity and excellence, the Hodges Reading Room in Jackson Library will feature an exhibit of UNCG history through the end of the academic year. Exhibit materials will rotate throughout the year, with new content added on a bimonthly basis. It will conclude on May 31, 2018.

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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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24/5 Spaces and Services In Jackson Library

Aug 15, 2017

Do you like to study late at night or early in the morning? During the fall and spring semesters, Jackson Library remains continuously open for UNCG students, faculty, and staff from noon on Sunday to 7:00pm on Friday.

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