University Libraries Spotlight

Spring 2018 Diversity Lecture Will Feature Randall Burkett

Feb 21, 2018

Please join us on March 15, 2018 at 10 a.m. for "Books, Boxes and Bangles: Building Research Collections in African American History and Culture," by Randall Burkett. The event will be held in the Hodges Reading Room of Jackson Library on the second floor.

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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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Sidra Owens Author Talk Announced

Feb 20, 2018

University Libraries will host an author talk by Sidra Owens on April 13, 2018 from 2 - 4 pm in the Hodges Reading Room on the second floor of Jackson Library.

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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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#BelieveInTheG: Celebrate Your Spartan Pride!

Feb 13, 2018

Now in its fifth year, #BelieveInTheG is one of UNCG's largest celebrations of school spirit. On February 21 - 22, 2018, show your Spartan pride by wearing blue and gold, making a gift of any size to University Libraries and sharing your story with us.

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Love Data Week 2018: Share Your Story

Feb 13, 2018

University Libraries invites you to help us celebrate Love Data Week 2018! This nationwide campaign is designed to raise awareness about data visualization, management, sharing and preservation.

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Greensboro's Beer History Documented in New Project

Feb 12, 2018

University Libraries is proud to launch the new digital project, Well Crafted NC, documenting the history, business and culture of beer and brewing in Downtown Greensboro, NC. A free, public launch event will be held at Little Brother Brewing (348 S Elm St, Greensboro) on April 14, 2018 from 3 - 7 p.m. to celebrate the project.

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Deciding on Next Year's Textbook Adooption

Feb 09, 2018

Are you interested in bringing down the cost of textbooks for your students? The high cost of commercial textbooks (print and electronic) is a major concern for both students and their parents. A continuing program at UNCG encourages you to do something about that concern.

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Friends of the Library Book Discussion: The Underground Railroad

Feb 09, 2018

A book discussion of Colson Whitehead's The Underground Railroad, led by Noelle Morrissette, will be held on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at Weatherspoon Art Museum. A pre-talk reception begins at 6:30 p.m., and the book discussion begins at 7 p.m. The first 10 attendees will receive a complimentary copy of The Underground Railroad.

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Documenting Slavery and Freedom Public Talk

Jan 26, 2018

Don't miss Documenting Slavery and Freedom, a public talk on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 from 12 - 1 p.m. in the Dillard Room at Weatherspoon Art Museum. The free event will feature Gwen Gosney Erickson, Guilford College Archivist and Librarian, and Richard Cox, UNCG Digital Technology Consultant.

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Undergraduate Research Award

Jan 25, 2018

The University Libraries Undergraduate Research Award (ULURA) is given in recognition of an outstanding original paper or project in any media. Applications are due March 23 at 5 p.m.

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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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Spring 2018 Learning and Innovation Webinar Series Announced

Dec 22, 2017

UNCG Libraries and the UNCG UTLC (University Teaching and Learning Commons) present the Spring 2018 webinar series on "Online Learning and Innovation."

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Spring 2018 Research and Applications Webinar Series Announced

Dec 22, 2017

UNCG Libraries presents the Spring 2018 webinar series on "Research and Applications. This webinar series is for UNCG students, staff, faculty, instructors and librarians. The series will cover topics on library resources and research tools.

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Pride! of the Community: Documenting LGBTQ+ History in the Triad

Dec 22, 2017

University Libraries has been awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities Common Heritage Grant to document the LGBTQ+ history in North Carolina’s Triad region.

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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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SimplyAnaytics is your resource for mapping and visualizing demographic, business, and market data.

Nov 03, 2017

SimplyAnalytics is a web-based mapping, analytics, and data visualization application that makes it easy for anyone to create interactive maps, charts, and reports using 100,000+ data variables. Answering questions using premium demographic, business, health, and marketing data has never been easier. Explore SimplyAnalytics today!

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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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Scanning & Photocopying Services in the University Libraries

Aug 17, 2017

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 15, 2017

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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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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