University Libraries News

Modernized Interface of University Libraries’ Catalog Provides a New Experience for Users

Jul 20, 2021

In our rapidly changing educational environment, academic libraries are continually looking for tools that shine a light on their vital contributions toward the success of their users and their institutions.

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Founded by Librarians in 2004, the Carolina Consortium Continues to Save Money for Libraries

Jul 02, 2021

Through the power of bulk buying, the Carolina Consortium saves North and South Carolina libraries over $400 million per year on databases, ebooks, journals, services, datasets, and more.

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UNCG Receives Grant to Expand Digital Library on American Slavery

Jun 25, 2021

UNC Greensboro University Libraries, along with faculty partners across the state, has received an $150,000 digital extension grant from The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) to expand its Digital Library on American Slavery (DLAS) to three more campuses in North Carolina: North Carolina Central University, UNC Pembroke, and East Carolina University.

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A Helping Hand: UNCG Students Create Inclusive Communities

Jun 18, 2021

The Helping Hand Project (HHP) student chapter at UNC Greensboro uses 3D printing to provide recreational prosthetic devices to children with limb differences.

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Gateway, Our New Digital Collections Platform

Jun 03, 2021

Gateway is a new, collaborative digital collections platform that is hosted by the UNC Greensboro University Libraries, but the content is generated by institutions and individuals all over the region. The Digitization Unit at UNCG maintains the platform and does much of the digitization and metadata creation.

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Our Next UNCG Alumni and Friends Book Club Selection Is "Even As We Breathe: A Novel" by Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle

Jun 03, 2021

"Even As We Breathe: A Novel" by Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle is our next UNCG Alumni and Friends Book Club selection for May, June and July! It is the first novel published by an enrolled member of the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Nation.

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Celebrate PRIDE! Month in June

Jun 03, 2021

PRIDE! Month is commemorated each year in the month of June to honor the 1969 Stonewall uprising in New York City. In June of 1969, patrons and supporters of the Stonewall Inn staged an uprising to resist the police harassment and persecution to which LGBTQIA+ Americans were commonly subjected.

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New Items Added to the Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives

Jun 03, 2021

The Triad Black Lives Matter Protest Collection was created to document the Black Lives Matter movement, police brutality protests and race relations in the Triad area of North Carolina. The collection contains digital photographs and video footage relating to the George Floyd protests.

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Krista Westervelt Is Honored with the 2021 University Libraries Undergraduate Research Award

Jun 02, 2021

Krista Westervelt has been awarded the University Libraries Undergraduate Research Award (ULURA). The award focuses on the ability of an undergraduate student to locate, select and synthesize information from library resources for the creation of an original research project or paper.

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Dylan Morris Is the Recipient of the 2021 Outstanding Student Library Worker Award

Jun 02, 2021

University Libraries is pleased to announce Dylan Morris, student desk manager in the Access Services Department, is the 2021 winner of the Outstanding Student Library Worker Award.

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An Insight into the Emily Herring Wilson Papers

May 20, 2021

Author, historian, fixture of the North Carolina writers’ community: Emily Herring Wilson has carved a broad niche as a notable Woman’s College alumna. Her collected papers, held at SCUA, provide a snapshot of the North Carolina literary community, women’s history, and Woman’s College history.

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University Libraries Announces Faculty and Staff Award Winners

Apr 12, 2021

Congrats to our University Libraries' Award Winners! We celebrated our faculty and staff last week on National Library Workers Day as part of National Library Week! A day where we say thank you to all that they do throughout the year for our students, faculty, staff and community.

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University Libraries Receives Grant to Support Climate Change

Apr 10, 2021

The University Libraries has received a $500 stipend from Resilient Communities: Libraries Respond to Climate Change, an initiative of the American Library Association (ALA) that helps libraries engage their communities in programs and conversations on the climate crisis.

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