University Libraries News

50 of the Rarest, Most Fascinating Finds in UNCG's Special Collections & University Archives

Jul 16, 2022

The Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) at UNC Greensboro is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Since 1972, the department has collected, preserved, organized, and made accessible hundreds of thousands of unique or rare materials that document the history of the University and the Piedmont Triad region.

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Hoskins Completes Chamber of Commerce's Diversity Leadership Program

Jul 16, 2022

A new diversity leadership program at the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce brings together individuals from all backgrounds to create an environment that fosters impartiality, imagination and progress.

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Scholarly and Creative Activity: Highlighting the University Libraries’ Faculty and Staff

Jul 16, 2022

Scholarship and creative activity by the University Libraries' faculty and staff plays a significant role in the education of students and the development of the library profession. At the University Libraries, our faculty and staff are experts in their respective areas of work.

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Building Community, Creating Conversation and Fostering Literary Appreciation

Jul 16, 2022

The kick-off event with award-winning author Amor Towles on May 19, for the 2022 Greensboro Bound Literary Festival was a huge success for the University Libraries thanks to the many wonderful volunteers, faculty, staff and students that helped us reach our goal.

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"The Final Revival of Opal & Nev" Selected as Next Read for the UNCG Alumni & Friends Book Club

Jun 03, 2022

"The Final Revival of Opal & Nev" has been selected as the next read for UNCG's Alumni and Friends Book Club for June and July.

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Access Services Supports Student Success through Positive Affirmations

May 02, 2022

Librarians, staff and student workers at the University Libraries are full of surprises. Just when you thought you had figured them out, suddenly, you are amazed by their selfless actions and ability to make everyone feel welcome. Could it be they are normal just like us, or are they superheroes without the mask? You decide.

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Wiley and Carolina Consortium Partner to Deliver More Open Access Research

Jan 24, 2022

Global research and education leader Wiley has announced a new three-year agreement with the Carolina Consortium, a consortium of libraries across the U.S. states of North Carolina and South Carolina. The agreement allows members of 41 participating institutions access to all of Wiley’s hybrid and subscription journals and grants researchers the ability to publish accepted articles open access in all of Wiley's 1,400 hybrid journals.

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Light the Way Campaign

Dec 20, 2021

University Libraries are the literal and proverbial crossroads of knowledge at UNCG — the foundation for all teaching, learning, and research. We offer students, faculty, and community members a wide range of resources, expertise, and technology, along with an unwavering commitment to keeping pace with change.

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UNCG's Jackson Library Gets $81M for Major Upgrades

Dec 20, 2021

In the recently approved 2022 state budget, UNC Greensboro was awarded $81 million to renovate and expand the beloved 71-year-old Walter Clinton Jackson Library. Named after UNCG’s third chancellor, it’s the most popular venue on campus with 10,000 visitors daily and 1.25 million annually.

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