University Libraries Spotlight
Therapy Pets Visit Jackson Library
Jul 18, 2017
Calling all Spartans! Don't miss your opportunity to visit with Pet Partners' therapy pets on August 17 from 1 - 3 p.m. in the First Floor Reading Room of Jackson Library. UNCG students will have the opportunity to mingle, de-stress and hug their favorite dogs and cats!
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Storyteller and Author Mitch Capel to Appear in Greensboro and Winston-Salem
Jul 13, 2017
Mitch Capel “Gran’daddy Junebug” is a storyteller, recording artist, poet, actor and author. He was born in Southern Pines, North Carolina and has been delighting audiences nationally with his warmth, wit and compelling style since 1985.
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Vintage Viands: North Carolina Edition!
Jul 10, 2017
Don't miss a free taste-testing event showcasing recipes from the North Carolina Cook Book Collection on Friday, September 22, 2017 from 12 - 2 p.m. in the Reading Room on the main level of Jackson Library. The event is free and open to the public.
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Real News, Real Talk for Your Middle Schooler
Jul 10, 2017
Join us on August 3, 2017 from 1 - 5 p.m. in Jackson Library for a free workshop that immerses rising 6th, 7th and 8th grade students in an environment that encourages critical thinking, civil discourse, information literacy and a lifelong love of learning.
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Capital Improvement Project Gets Underway at Jackson Library
Jun 26, 2017
University Libraries understands that safe, comfortable and inspiring spaces are pivotal to achieving the best possible experience for our faculty, staff and students. In June, a major replacement project began on three roof levels of Jackson Library.
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OCLC Celebrates 50 Years of Innovative Technology and Research
Jun 03, 2017
The Online Computer Library Center, Inc., also known as OCLC, is a global library cooperative that provides shared technology services, original research and community programs for its membership and the library community at large.
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UNCG Launches 125th Anniversary Celebration
Jun 02, 2017
Today marks the beginning of UNCG’s 125th anniversary celebration, a yearlong commemoration of UNCG’s history of opportunity and excellence as the university looks forward to the future.
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Exhibit in Hodges Reading Room: "Athletics and Active College Work"
Apr 19, 2017
A new exhibit titled "Athletics and Active College Work: Women's Fitness and Sport at State Normal, 1892-1920" is now on display in the Hodges Reading Room in Jackson Library. This exhibit explores women's athletics at the turn of the 20th century through the lens of the State Normal and Industrial School (now UNCG). In this exhibit, you will see photographs of the many basketball, field hockey, tennis, and baseball teams that competed in the Athletic Association tournaments and Field Day competitions. Also on exhibit is a gym suit worn by students during this time.
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Explore a Movement with the Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism
Apr 17, 2017
A recent addition to the UNCG University Libraries collection of online resources, the Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism is the largest and most comprehensive resource available for the study of modernism. With over 1,300 articles written by subject experts, the Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism is fully cross-referenced, and covers eight interdisciplinary subject areas from architecture to visual arts. Browsing by subject, movement, or place enables researchers to discover connections between key topics. The encyclopedia is updated twice each year, and the latest update includes over 300 new articles.
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UNCG University Libraries Welcome Everyone
Feb 06, 2017
The University Libraries support UNCG's commitment to equality, inclusion and diversity. Both Jackson and Schiffman Libraries are safe places for everyone, as expressed in our Mission, Values, Goals, and Customer Service statements. We look forward to serving you!
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100% Award Winning Documentaries, All Streaming, Now Available at Film Platform
Jan 30, 2017
FILM PLATFORM is designed to bring leading documentary films to the academic world. Their catalogue gathers together the finest contemporary documentaries fresh off the international festival circuit -- films such as The Hunting Ground, Cartel Land, and Ukraine is Not a Brothel. All videos can be watched in the browser or embedded in a Canvas course.
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Watch New Ways to Research with Sage Research Methods Video
Jan 25, 2017
Sage Research Methods now has video! These videos add to the already valuable content dedicated to helping researchers discover new or improve upon existing knowledge of research methodologies and approaches, such as the Little Blue and Green books. Videos touch on a wide range of topics, and include an entire 15-hour course on Introductory Statistics. All of these videos are fully integrated into the Sage Research Methods platform, so there is no need to learn a new interface.
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Flip through your Favorite Magazines Digitally with Flipster
Jan 25, 2017
Looking for a new recipe, some design inspiration, or the latest in science discoveries? Now the University Libraries can help! The library is excited to offer a new product called Flipster, a platform that lets you digitally browse through popular magazines in full color, with exactly the same layout as you would find in print. Featured magazines include Discover, Ebony, Esquire, Fine Homebuilding, Fine Woodworking, Forbes, Fortune, Glamour, Good Housekeeping, Harper's Bazaar, House Beautiful, The New Yorker, Southern Living, and Threads.
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Browse our Journals with BrowZine!
Dec 06, 2016
BrowZine's highly visual layout allows you to quickly view what journals we have in your area of interest and then explore that journal's content. Built to compliment your searching needs, BrowZine provides a great mechanism to keep track of your favorite journals and to learn about the new developments in your field. Click the link below to get started.
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Citation Guides Help You Correctly Cite Your Sources
Dec 06, 2016
Our Citation Guides contain examples of the items you cite most often: books, articles and websites. If you're looking for something that doesn't fit into these categories, you can borrow one of the style guides at the Reference or Circulation desks in Jackson Library.
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Technology Checkout and Online Lending Agreement
Aug 23, 2016
The Libraries loan technologies to UNCG students, faculty & staff after completion of a Technology Lending Agreement which can now be filled out online! Technologies offered, including laptops, iPads, camcorders, digital cameras & voice recorders, are loaned from the Check Out, Digital Media Commons and/or Harold Schiffman Music Library Desks.
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Digital Theatre Plus - Watch Exceptional Professional Theatre on Your Computer!
Aug 22, 2016
UNCG is excited to offer the new resource of Digital Theatre Plus to campus. This unique resource not only has HD filmed stage productions for some of the most important theatres in the English speaking world, such as the Old Vic and The Globe, but also includes backstage discussions with the many professionals who make these productions happen.
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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! Some provide downloading of sections or chapters and all allow printing. They don't require a reader but rather may be used via your laptop or desktop.
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