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Faculty Research Support Initiatives in the UNCG Libraries

Library Liaisons
Assigned to each academic department, learning community, institute, and program to work with faculty to ensure that the Libraries’ collections support their research and to assist faculty with specific research needs.
Faculty Representative Guidelines, Book Ordering & Budget Reports
This page provides detailed information for faculty representatives on book ordering and budget reports.
Data Services
Assistance and consultation with statistics and numeric data discovery, ICPSR, and statistical software packages (primarily SPSS and SAS).
Large Scale Digitization Projects
Provides consulting on standards and techniques. In some cases, we may be able to work directly with faculty on their large scanning projects.
NC DOCKS
UNCG's institutional repository houses faculty publications and research, and makes that content available for access worldwide.
Research Data Archiving and Support Services
The University Libraries can provide a variety of IT-related support, including long-term web hosting, web design, user interface development, programming, database design, data management, and long term archiving of research data. Examples of collaborative initiatives include the Anne Finch Project, Holocaust Education Research and Outreach, the Digital Library on American Slavery, and the Literary Map of North Carolina. Faculty interested in learning more about the potential for library support for grant ideas should contact Tim Bucknall (bucknall@uncg.edu)
Research Databases, Journals and Books
UNCG has over 300 online databases, 40,000 journals, and over a million books and ebooks. Faculty in need of additional content to support research should contact Beth Bernhardt (brbernha@uncg.edu).
Scholarly Communication
A concise listing of scholarly communication initiatives within the University Libraries
Faculty Delivery Services
The Libraries will deliver books to your department, and will scan and email articles to you.
Interlibrary Loan
The UNCG Libraries will borrow needed research materials from other libraries.
Journal Publishing Support
Permanent archiving, OAI compliance, web design, ADA compliance, backups, server space, advice and consulting, scanning facilities and publishing advice. The Libraries host PKP OJS software. If you like us to host your journal, please contact Beth Bernhardt (brbernha@uncg.edu).
Open Access Publishing Support Fund
Faculty, EPA employees, and graduate students may apply for a grant of up-to $1,000 to pay for article processing fees to publish in open access journals.
Staying Current With Your Research
The Libraries have developed a guide to help faculty stay abreast of new research and publications in their fields of study.
EndNote and Other Citation Management Tools
These applications for storing citations and generating in-text references and bibliographies are freely available to all or are provided for free to current UNCG faculty.
Web Support
Web design and support for the non-instructional web pages of institutes, departments, and other academic units. For a consultation, please contact Richard Cox.
Digital Media Services
Assistance and consultation provided for scanning, format conversion, and image and video editing. By appointment only.
Collaboratories
Reservable group work spaces of varying sizes and configurations. All rooms include a large, wall mounted monitor. The largest rooms seat up to 12 people.