University Libraries News

NEA Big Read: Greensboro Kick-Off Event September 15, 2020

Sep 12, 2020

Join UNC Greensboro’s African American and African Diaspora Studies Program, the Greensboro Public Library and University Libraries on September 15 at 6:30 p.m. via Zoom as we kick off a community “Big Read” of the novel “Silver Sparrow” by Tayari Jones.

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The DMC Presents a Web Development Series on HTML and CSS

Sep 04, 2020

Are you interested in creating your own websites? This online 10-week series presented by the Digital Media Commons will walk you through HTML and CSS. This series is part self guided, as well as directed learning with weekly coding hours.

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Save the Date: Women Veterans Luncheon November 6, 2020

Sep 04, 2020

Save the date for the Women Veterans Luncheon on November 6, 2020. This year’s virtual event will feature keynote speaker Deshauna Barber, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Service Women’s Action Network (SWAN). More details coming soon!

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2020 Online Flick! Experimental Film Festival: Lineup Announced for Virtual Artist Talk Series

Sep 03, 2020

The Flick! Experimental Film Festival is a small-scale festival presented by University Libraries' Digital Media Commons (DMC) since 2015. It is dedicated to promoting and encouraging the production and exhibition of experimental, innovative and creative short films.

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An Evening with Laila Lalami: October 27, 2020

Sep 03, 2020

UNC Greensboro's University Libraries, the School of Education, the Lloyd International Honors College and the Islamic Studies Research Network will host Dr. Laila Lalami for a virtual book discussion and author talk of her latest publication, "Conditional Citizens" on October 27, 2020 at 7 p.m.

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University Libraries Selects Lalami's The Moor's Account for Next Book Discussion

Sep 03, 2020

University Libraries will host a virtual book club in September and October of novelist and essayist Laila Lalami's The Moor's Account. The online event will kickoff on September 8, 2020, and participants will discuss chapters one through six.

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Online Learning and Research Events for Fall

Aug 24, 2020

University Libraries will host two webinar series this fall for participants interested in learning more about instructional technology, online learning, library resources and research tools.

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UNCG Alumni & Friends Book Club: Our Next Book Is Here "How to Be an Antiracist"

Aug 19, 2020

This summer has seen an unprecedented groundswell of support for the racial justice movement in America. Sparked by the killings of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and George Floyd, uprisings across the country have led to challenging and critical discussions around race and equity.

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Armondo Collins Will Tell His Own Story, Thank You Very Much

Aug 05, 2020

For Armondo Collins, growing up in a predominantly-black neighborhood in St. Paul, Minnesota meant several things. It meant that he had to pass through majority white, wealthy communities whenever he wanted candy from the corner store. And it meant that he got stopped by the police a lot.

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Students Recommend Their Favorite Titles from the Kirby-Smith Poetry Collection

Aug 05, 2020

Jenny Dale, information literacy coordinator and associate professor at University Libraries, collaborated with Dr. Carl Schlachte on a Mellon-funded Course-Based Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE) for his English 106: Introduction to Poetry courses during the Spring 2020 semester.

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AADS to host community read of ‘Silver Sparrow’

Aug 05, 2020

The African American and African Diaspora Studies (AADS) program at UNC Greensboro received a $15,000 Big Read grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to host a community read of the novel “Silver Sparrow” by Tayari Jones. “I am pleased to work with Gerald Holmes of UNCG Libraries to organize programming in support of families in our area,” said Dr. Tara T. Green.

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Special Collections and University Archives Partners with the State Library of North Carolina

Aug 05, 2020

The Martha Blakeney Special Collections and University Archives has been approved to continue its Building Partnerships for Student Success grant into year two for the 2020-2021 academic year.

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Happy 30th Anniversary to the Americans with Disabilities Act

Aug 05, 2020

University Libraries is proud to support the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) 30th Anniversary that celebrates this important civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities.

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Terry Brandsma Recognized as a Top Contributor to OCLC's Community Center

Aug 05, 2020

Terry Brandsma, information technology librarian and associate professor in the Electronic Resources and Information Technologies (ERIT) Department, has been recognized as a top contributor to OCLC's Community Center.

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Natalie Hayes Wins Outstanding Student Library Worker Award

Aug 05, 2020

Natalie Hayes, student desk manager in the Access Services Department, is this year's winner of the Outstanding Student Library Worker Award. Hayes was a hard worker with a great work ethic.

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Reduced Operations for COVID-19

Aug 05, 2020

University Libraries is currently working with reduced operations for COVID-19, but our buildings are open.

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A Statement Against Systemic Racism and Social Injustice

Aug 05, 2020

We know that our students, staff, faculty, and community are hurting right now. We are hurting with you and with those who have suffered and are suffering from the discrimination, bias, and brutality that are deeply woven into the fabric of our country.

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