University Libraries Spotlight

$500 Prize -- University Libraries' Undergraduate Research Award!

Feb 14, 2017

The University Libraries Undergraduate Research Award (ULURA) is given in recognition of an outstanding original research project or paper in any media. The winning entry will receive a $500 cash prize funded by the University Libraries. Nominations are due by March 24, 2017, at 5 p.m.

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Book Discussion of "All the Light We Cannot See," March 21, 4:00 p.m.

Feb 14, 2017

Book discussion of "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr, led by Dr. Chuck Bolton of the UNCG History Department. March 21, 2017, 4:00 p.m. in the Hodges Reading Room, 2nd Floor of Jackson Library. Free and open to the public.

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UNCG University Libraries Welcome Everyone

Feb 06, 2017

The University Libraries support UNCG's commitment to equality, inclusion and diversity. Both Jackson and Schiffman Libraries are safe places for everyone, as expressed in our Mission, Values, Goals, and Customer Service statements. We look forward to serving you!

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100% Award Winning Documentaries, All Streaming, Now Available at Film Platform

Jan 30, 2017

FILM PLATFORM is designed to bring leading documentary films to the academic world. Their catalogue gathers together the finest contemporary documentaries fresh off the international festival circuit -- films such as The Hunting Ground, Cartel Land, and Ukraine is Not a Brothel. All videos can be watched in the browser or embedded in a Canvas course.

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Watch New Ways to Research with Sage Research Methods Video

Jan 25, 2017

Sage Research Methods now has video! These videos add to the already valuable content dedicated to helping researchers discover new or improve upon existing knowledge of research methodologies and approaches, such as the Little Blue and Green books. Videos touch on a wide range of topics, and include an entire 15-hour course on Introductory Statistics. All of these videos are fully integrated into the Sage Research Methods platform, so there is no need to learn a new interface.

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Flip through your Favorite Magazines Digitally with Flipster

Jan 25, 2017

Looking for a new recipe, some design inspiration, or the latest in science discoveries? Now the University Libraries can help! The library is excited to offer a new product called Flipster, a platform that lets you digitally browse through popular magazines in full color, with exactly the same layout as you would find in print. Featured magazines include Discover, Ebony, Esquire, Fine Homebuilding, Fine Woodworking, Forbes, Fortune, Glamour, Good Housekeeping, Harper's Bazaar, House Beautiful, The New Yorker, Southern Living, and Threads.

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Politics, Media and Information: An Evening with Ray Suarez - March 29

Jan 25, 2017

Ray Suarez will be the guest speaker at this year’s UNCG Friends of the Library annual dinner on March 29. He is the author of three critically-acclaimed books including, "Latino Americans: The 500-Year Legacy that Shaped a Nation," "The Holy Vote: The Politics of Faith in America," and "The Old Neighborhood: What We Lost in the Great Suburban Migration." Suarez engages audiences, even on difficult and complex topics, with a warm and accessible style, while his presentations are passionate, quick-witted and establish a strong connection to listeners. For more information and to purchase tickets, use the link below.

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Browse our Journals with BrowZine!

Dec 06, 2016

BrowZine's highly visual layout allows you to quickly view what journals we have in your area of interest and then explore that journal's content. Built to compliment your searching needs, BrowZine provides a great mechanism to keep track of your favorite journals and to learn about the new developments in your field. Click the link below to get started.

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Citation Guides Help You Correctly Cite Your Sources

Dec 06, 2016

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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24/5 Spaces and Services In Jackson Library

Nov 09, 2016

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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New Slave Deeds Project Expands Digital Library on American Slavery

Nov 09, 2016

An expansion of the UNCG University Libraries' Digital Library on American Slavery will provide a unique, centralized database of bills of sales indexing the names of enslaved people from across North Carolina. "People Not Property - Slave Deeds of North Carolina" is a collaborative endeavor between the UNCG University Libraries, the North Carolina Division of Archives and Records and the North Carolina Registers of Deeds. When complete the project will include high resolution images and full-text searchable transcripts.

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A Testimony through Music: The Compositions of Lev Aronson. Cellist, Teacher, and Holocaust Survivor

Oct 11, 2016

This exhibit conveys the story of his Aronson’s life through his sheet music, the collection of which is available for research at the Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections & University Archives at Jackson Library. This exhibit features several musical manuscripts, composed by Aronson, relating to his experiences in the Nazi and Russian labor camps. Included among these pieces are vocal works in Yiddish focused upon his experiences during the war, as well as two concert pieces for cello composed by Aronson and signed with his inmate identification number.

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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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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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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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