University Libraries Spotlight
Annual Friends of the Libraries Dinner Set for April 28
Mar 13, 2018
University Libraries will host its annual Friends of the Libraries Dinner fundraiser on Saturday, April 28 at 6:30 p.m. The evening’s festivities—which will take place at the Greensboro Country Club—will include dinner, the Friends of the UNC Greensboro Libraries Annual Award presented to Scuppernong Books, details about the University Libraries’ building renovations, a special presentation honoring the State Librarian of North Carolina Cal Shepard and a keynote talk by North Carolina author and UNC Greensboro alumna Marianne Gingher.
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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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God's Trombones: African American Cadences and Culture
Feb 27, 2018
"I'll Make Me a World": James Weldon Johnson's God's Trombones in the African American Poetic Tradition Exhibit by Noelle Morrissette will be on display in Hodges Reading Room, Jackson Library March 12-16, 2018, from 9 am - 5 pm. The exhibit is free and open to the public.
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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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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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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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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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