University Libraries Spotlight

Friends of the UNCG Libraries Announce New Board Members

May 23, 2017

Jennifer Koenig has been named Chair of the Friends of the UNCG Libraries. She is an attorney with Shell Bray Attorneys and Counselors at Law in the trusts and estates practice group.

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Sean Mulligan Wins 2017 Staff Service Award

May 23, 2017

Sean Mulligan, an Archivist in Special Collections and University Archives, has been named the winner of the Staff Service Award for 2017.

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2017 Undergraduate Research Award Winner Announced

May 19, 2017

Assistant Dean Michael Crumpton and Manuscript Archivist and Undergraduate Research Award Committee Chair Jennifer Motszko presented the 2017 University Libraries’ Undergraduate Research Award to Ryan Ridpath at the Student Honors Convocation.

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Krystal Speights Announced as 2017 Outstanding Student Library Worker Award Winner

Apr 24, 2017

University Libraries is pleased to announce Krystal Speights as the 2017 Outstanding Student Library Worker Award (OSLWA) winner! Speights is a graduate student in the Communication Sciences and Disorders program in the School of Health Sciences at UNCG and has been working in Jackson Library for more than four years. The award is made possible through a gift from David Arneke of the Friends of the UNCG Libraries and is given annually. The winner receives a place on the award plaque, $500 from Arneke and a $500 gift card from the University Bookstore.

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Exhibit in Hodges Reading Room: "Athletics and Active College Work"

Apr 19, 2017

A new exhibit titled "Athletics and Active College Work: Women's Fitness and Sport at State Normal, 1892-1920" is now on display in the Hodges Reading Room in Jackson Library. This exhibit explores women's athletics at the turn of the 20th century through the lens of the State Normal and Industrial School (now UNCG). In this exhibit, you will see photographs of the many basketball, field hockey, tennis, and baseball teams that competed in the Athletic Association tournaments and Field Day competitions. Also on exhibit is a gym suit worn by students during this time.

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Explore a Movement with the Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism

Apr 17, 2017

A recent addition to the UNCG University Libraries collection of online resources, the Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism is the largest and most comprehensive resource available for the study of modernism. With over 1,300 articles written by subject experts, the Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism is fully cross-referenced, and covers eight interdisciplinary subject areas from architecture to visual arts. Browsing by subject, movement, or place enables researchers to discover connections between key topics. The encyclopedia is updated twice each year, and the latest update includes over 300 new articles.

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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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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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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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