Jan 08, 2020
The University Libraries has 279 electronic textbooks available for your unlimited and free use for many Spring 202 courses! View our master list of Course Adopted Texts using the link below to see if your textbooks are available.
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Nov 21, 2019
A large collection of software is available to you through the computers within the University Libraries! In addition to the standard software loaded on all computers campus-wide, the Libraries loads specialized software on general use computers in various areas. More details are available at the link below.
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Aug 22, 2019
Film requests for the popular Kanopy site are now available only for classroom or academic use. The change was put in place to allow the library to provide this resource for our library users, while keeping the overall cost reasonable. When a UNCG Libraries visitor to Kanopy attempts to download a film that the library has not yet obtained, an online form will pop up that states “This film is not yet available at your library.” Authenticated UNCG library users can fill out the form with their name, UNCG email address, academic status, and reason for requesting the film. A UNCG librarian will then review the request and grant approval if the film is needed for an academic purpose.
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Aug 12, 2019
Both Jackson Library and Schiffman Music Library offer scanning, photocopying, and 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 fee.
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Aug 12, 2019
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 12:00 noon on Sunday to 7:00 p.m. on Friday.
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Aug 12, 2019
The Libraries loan technology items to UNCG students, faculty & staff after completion of a Technology Lending Agreement, which can now be filled out online! Technology items (laptops, iPads, camcorders, digital cameras, voice recorders, charging bricks & more) are loaned from the Check Out, Digital Media Commons, and Harold Schiffman Music Library Desks.
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Aug 12, 2019
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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Apr 02, 2019
Gale Virtual Reference Library features a rich collection of
reference information like encyclopedias, handbooks, dictionaries.
Focusing mostly on the social sciences and humanities, it is a perfect
first stop when beginning research, searching for a topic, or just
needing a bit more background information.
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Apr 02, 2019
Cutting-edge background information and research is available at
your fingertips with Routledge Handbooks Online. Topics in the
Humanities, Social Sciences, Education, Psychology, Engineering and
the Built Environment are among over 50 subject areas covered in the
collection. It provides a great source of information if you need to
quickly get up-to-date on a subject.
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Oct 24, 2018
Credo Reference is a one-stop research platform that combines authoritative reference content with first-class and
highly intuitive search capabilities. Resources include encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, images, audio files and
videos in numerous subject areas.
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Oct 24, 2018
Explore all sides of an issue with Gale’s Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Hot-button social issues including immigration, gun control, animal rights, reproductive rights and hate crimes are among almost 500 topics covered in-depth. All of this content is very useful for speech and debate, and includes pro-con viewpoints, reference articles, maps, infographics and other resources in an easy-to-navigate mobile-friendly design.
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Aug 30, 2018
Flipster is free magazine access on your smartphone, tablet or home computer. Access over a dozen popular – and, let’s be honest, expensive - magazine titles like The New Yorker, Forbes and Fortune. Magazines you can read anytime, anywhere, at home, while waiting for friends at a restaurant, at the airport, or in line with a hundred people at the DMV.
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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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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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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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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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