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Home Economics and Nutrition Pamphlets Collection Noted

4/16/2014 9:19:00 AM

1917 publication in the collectionOCLC, the worldwide library cooperative, has featured UNCG's Home Economics and Nutrition Pamphlets Collection on its website for April.The Home Economics and Nutrition Pamphlets Collection consists of government and commercial publications on the subject of home management and nutrition and include educational materials, recipes, household hints, and other materials. The digital collection was built from resources held in the Martha Blakeney Hodges Special...

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Spartan Stories

Tales from the University Archives at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Summer Studies at the Shore

4/14/2014 9:00:00 AM

On June 15, 1931, Archie D. Shaftesbury, Associate Professor of Zoology at the North Carolina College for Women (now UNCG) wrote Mary Taylor Moor, the school's registrar, regarding a proposal "to conduct a three weeks summer term in zoology at Beaufort during this and succeeding summers." Shaftesbury emphasized that "it is our intention to reserve this work for certain selected students, rather than to open the course to classes of any considerable size." He asked Moore to quickly take the propo...

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Irma's World at UNCG

Keep up with Irma & the University Libraries at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

New DVDs

4/16/2014 2:59:00 PM

ACTIONHomefrontANIMATEDGargoyles. Season 2, vol. 1, We live again Shura no toki. Age of chaos complete collectionCOMEDYAt Middleton Eternal sunshine of the spotless mind Grudge matchNormanAugust: Osage County The devil wears PradaDOCUMENTARYThe Oyler house : Richard Neutra's desert retreat Meet the coywolfMurph: the protector the true story of Navy SEAL Lt. Michael P. MurphyThe pervert's guide to cinema Honor flight one last missionDRAMAMother of GeorgeEverydayFOREIGNJai hoFreier Fall = ...

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Irma's Suggestion Box

Kudos for Digital Media Commons staff!

4/16/2014 10:47:00 AM

You said:  "I really enjoy the DMC because you all make sure that students get the help they need without turning a student away. I am graduating this year and just want to say thanks for all the help."Irma says:  Thank-you for your kind words! 

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Books Are Fun

Special Items = Special Boxes

2/19/2014 3:35:00 PM

Preservation Services receives some quite unique and interesting items that beg for special housing.We gladly comply.We recently received this wonderful panorama of London, produced as a scroll and needing support and protection.

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UNCG's Dataland

UNCG's land of data releases, new data sources, fun stats information, and much more!

Free ICPSR summer workshop on Measures of Effective Teaching Database

4/4/2014 1:15:00 PM

ICPSR has just announced this free summer workshop. Please see below for contact information and application materials.The Measures of Effective Teaching Longitudinal Database: A Review of the MET Project and Available DataJune 9-11, 2014At ICPSR, Ann Arbor, MIApplication deadline: May 1, 2014This three-day workshop will offer a broad summary of the Measures of Effective Teaching (MET) Project and resulting Longitudinal Database (MET LDB), including the design and original goals of the MET Proje...

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UNCG Special Collections & University Archives

SCUA collects, preserves, and makes accessible rare, unique, or otherwise significant materials outside the scope of the general UNCG library collection. We also deliver presentations, classes, tours,...

Celebrating the Class of 1964 at Reunion

4/14/2014 8:46:00 AM

On Friday, April 11, University Archives joined UNCG's Reunion Weekend celebration of the Class of 1964. On Friday morning, archivists Kathelene Smith and Erin Lawrimore created an exhibit in the lobby of the EUC Auditorium featuring photographs, publications, textiles, and other materials related to the Class of 1964's time on campus. Events highlighted included Rat Day, the opening of Grogan and Reynolds Residence halls, and the school's transition from Woman's College to UNCG.In the afternoon...

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Recent Faculty Publications at UNCG

Check out this blog for information on new faculty-authored works available in the University Libraries of UNCG.

Time and Project Management Strategies for Librarians

4/12/2014 4:22:00 PM

Librarians today must be creative managers of their time and resources, in order to maintain some semblance of sanity in this world of increasing demands coupled with significant budget cuts.  The logical (and who, if not librarians, are logical?) response to this environment might seem to be something like, we can only do so much with so little; however, as librarians strive, on a fundamental level, to serve their patrons, this seems to be an impossibility.  Instead, professionals in the field ...

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UNCG Digital Collections

Digital collections news from UNCG University Libraries

Preserving Local History Update

4/17/2014 9:59:00 AM

On March 20, I participated in the eighth annual Carolyn & Norwood Thomas Undergraduate Research and Creativity Expo on behalf of our team.  It was certainly an exciting and informative expo - there were at least a hundred other student presenters!  The expo was particularly well set up, and I greatly enjoyed viewing the presentations and posters of others.The expo was set up in an interesting way that really provided students the opportunity to present in ways that best suited individual needs ...

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