University Libraries Spotlight

Paula Damascenzo de Oliveira Wins Undergraduate Research & Outstanding Student Library Worker Awards

May 24, 2016

Paula Damasceno De Oliveira has made quite an impression during her time at UNCG, and especially in the University Libraries. Already named the Libraries' Outstanding Student Worker this year, she has capped her spring semester with the Libraries' Undergraduate Research Award as well.

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Friends of the UNCG Libraries Book Discussions for Fall 2016 Semester

May 17, 2016

Monday, September 19, 2016 -- Discussion of Red Brick, Black Mountain, White Clay: Reflections on Art, Family, and Survival, by Christopher Benfey. Monday, October 10, 2016 -- Discussion of Looking for Palestine, by Najla Said.

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Kathelene McCarty Smith Wins Staff Service Award

May 17, 2016

Kathelene McCarty Smith of the Special Collections and University Archives Department has been named the winner of the University Libraries Staff Service Award for 2016. Created by long-time Circulation Department Head Martha Ransley upon her retirement, the Award was first given in 1998. The award recognizes and rewards members of the SPA Library Staff who provide outstanding leadership and service in furthering the accomplishment of the mission of the Library to provide service to students, faculty, staff and members of the community which the University serves.

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Improved Study Spaces in Jackson Library

Apr 20, 2016

Look for a great new study space on the first floor of Jackson Library when you come back next fall!

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Five Librarians Honored for Excellence in Research and Creative Activity

Apr 01, 2016

Congratulations to the following librarians honored at UNCG's celebration of excellence in research and creative activity: Tim Bucknall, Steve Cramer, Mike Crumpton, Gerald Holmes, and Lynda Kellam.

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Wondrous Works: Illuminated Manuscripts from Three Continents, February 2016 - May 2016

Mar 09, 2016

Special Collections and University Archives at UNCG’s University Libraries has mounted an exhibit highlighting the rich tradition of illuminated manuscripts in Europe, India, Persia, Ethiopia, and Armenia. Working with local bookman Norman Smith and his collection of rare works, the exhibit features manuscripts that were created during or shortly after the invention of movable type in 1454. The Hodges Reading Room is open to the public from 9 AM - 5 PM, Monday - Friday.

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Swank Digital Campus Provides Demo Access to 100 of their Most Requested Films

Mar 03, 2016

Digital Campus, provided by Swank Motion Pictures, Inc. was created for professors and administrators to enhance curriculum by providing students with access to course-related films. UNCG has used this service for years, and is now providing trial access to the 100 of the most requested films - from Casablanca to Pulp Fiction - used in college classrooms. (Please note: these films may be viewed in the classroom or by individuals only. Public performance rights are not granted and have to be purchased separately.) Use the link below for direct access to these 100 films. Best viewed with Google Chrome. This trial continues through May 29.

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Brown Biggers of the University Libraries Named 2016 Paralibrarian of the Year by Library Journal

Mar 03, 2016

The March 1, 2016, cover of Library Journal, one of the most respected journals in the field, brought welcome news to UNCG. It features our own Brown Biggers, named Paralibrarian of the Year 2016.

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Did you know the Library has graphic novels?

Mar 01, 2016

You may not know that Jackson Library has a graphic novels collection. The Library is so big that most students have no idea how to find the non-academic items. We would like for you to know about it though, because the more people that use the graphic novels the larger the collection will become.

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African Americans at UNCG: A Collaboration between the University Libraries and Google Cultural Institute

Feb 02, 2016

Over 200 records from UNCG's University Archives can now be viewed online by people around the world due to a new partnership between the Google Cultural Institute and the UNCG University Libraries. Staff in the Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives and the Libraries' Electronic Resources and Information Technologies departments uploaded the records and built the online exhibit "African Americans at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 1892-1971."

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E-Books at the University Libraries

Jan 19, 2016

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!

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University Libraries on Social Media

Jan 08, 2016

Keep up with what's going on at the University Libraries! Learn about new services, resources, events and important updates through our social media. Tumblr: uncglibraries.tumblr.com | Facebook: UNCGLibraries | Twitter: @UNCGLib

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