University Libraries Spotlight

Technology Checkout and Online Lending Agreement

Aug 23, 2016

The Libraries loan technologies to UNCG students, faculty & staff after completion of a Technology Lending Agreement which can now be filled out online! Technologies offered, including laptops, iPads, camcorders, digital cameras & voice recorders, are loaned from the Check Out, Digital Media Commons and/or Harold Schiffman Music Library Desks.

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Elections and Voting Resources - Keep Yourself Informed

Aug 22, 2016

Check out our elections guide for information on voter registration and voting sites, and for resources to learn more about the candidates and issues. UNCG also subscribes to TurboVote, an online “one stop shop” for voter registration.

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Digital Theatre Plus - Watch Exceptional Professional Theatre on Your Computer!

Aug 22, 2016

UNCG is excited to offer the new resource of Digital Theatre Plus to campus. This unique resource not only has HD filmed stage productions for some of the most important theatres in the English speaking world, such as the Old Vic and The Globe, but also includes backstage discussions with the many professionals who make these productions happen.

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Scanning & Photocopying Services in the University Libraries

Aug 22, 2016

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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Printing in the Libraries

Aug 22, 2016

Need to print your class schedule, syllabus, article, or assignment while in the libraries? Both Jackson Library and the Harold Schiffman Music Library offer printing services.

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DynaMed Plus - New Clinical Information Database

Aug 22, 2016

Looking for clinical information on health conditions and drugs? DynaMed has overviews, steps for diagnosis and interventions for over 3,200 different conditions. This new resource will become an essential tool for all at UNCG involved in health care.

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UNCG and ECU Libraries Awarded Grant to Support Open Educational Resources

Jul 13, 2016

A grant from the State Library of North Carolina will aid students at East Carolina University and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro by reducing their costs for required textbooks. The State Library of North Carolina, a Division of the Department of Cultural Resources, awarded a grant to librarians from J.Y. Joyner Library at ECU and Jackson Library at UNCG to develop a two-pronged approach to Alternative Textbooks. Including matching funds from both universities, the total cost of the two-year project is $184,332.

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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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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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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! Some provide downloading of sections or chapters and all allow printing. They don't require a reader but rather may be used via your laptop or desktop.

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