University Libraries Spotlight
The Restoration of a Collection of String Quartet Compositions
Jun 15, 2018
Prioritizing work can be challenging as Preservation Services provides services to the general circulating collection in Walter Clinton Jackson Library, the collections of the Harold Schiffman Music Library, as well as the various collections of the Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives.
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PRIDE! of the Community Holds First Scanning Event
Jun 15, 2018
In partnership with the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Guilford Green Foundation, the PRIDE! project hopes to record the often invisible history of the LGBTQ+ community in the Triad area.
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Jordan Richmond Awarded Undergraduate Research Award
Jun 15, 2018
Dean of University Libraries Martin Halbert and Manuscript Archivist Jennifer Motszko presented the 2018 University Libraries Undergraduate Research Award to Jordan Richmond on April 26 at the Student Honors Convocation.
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Luther H. Hodges, Jr. Receives the McIver Medal
Jun 07, 2018
Mr. Luther H. Hodges, Jr. has been honored with the 2018 Charles Duncan McIver Award by UNC Greensboro. The award was presented to Hodges by Chancellor Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr. at the University Honors Ceremony on May 10 in the School of Music Recital Hall.
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Library Master Space Planning Project
Jun 07, 2018
Greetings from Martin Halbert, UNCG Dean of Libraries. As we approach the 2018-2019 annum, I will be providing periodic updates on the many activities and projects underway here at the UNCG libraries.
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Check Out the DVD Collection!
May 31, 2018
The University Libraries have several thousand entertainment DVDs available for borrowing. The main DVD collection is located in the Jackson Library Reading Room on the first floor.
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E-Books at the University Libraries
May 31, 2018
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 phone, laptop, or desktop.
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Callie Coward Honored with 2018 Staff Service Award
May 22, 2018
The award, which was established in 1997 upon the retirement of Martha Ransley, former Head of the Circulation department in Jackson Library, was created to recognize and reward members of the Library Staff who provide outstanding leadership and service in furthering the accomplishment of the mission of University Libraries.
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Jackson Society Members Select Works by Dickens, Twain, Hugo and Flaubert
May 22, 2018
University Libraries’ held its Fourth Annual Members’ Choice event on April 10, and Jackson Society members voted on their preferred selection of books to be added to the Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives.
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University Libraries Will Offer Free Computer Courses to the Community Beginning May 23
May 08, 2018
University Libraries will offer free computer classes during the months of May and June in Jackson Library for anyone interested in learning computer basics.
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Haley Gann Honored as the 2018 Outstanding Student Library Worker
May 01, 2018
Haley Gann, a student worker in University Libraries’ Access Services and Administration departments since 2016, has been named as the 2018 Outstanding Student Library Worker Award Winner.
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University Libraries Chosen as Hosting Partner for CALLAM
Apr 30, 2018
The University Libraries of UNC Greensboro have been chosen to serve as hosting partner for the Coalition to Advance Learning in Libraries, Archives and Museums (CALLAM), a group of more than twenty premier U.S.-based organizations that have come together in support of learning and leadership efforts by cultural memory institutions nationally.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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