Monday, January 28, 2013

University Libraries contribute to the New Yorker!

The New Yorker recently featured a slide show on their website entitled An Army of Women. Nine out the Eleven pictures shown came from our own Betty H. Carter Women Veterans Historical Project! We have lots of great online and in person collections you can discover in our special collections here at the University Libraries.

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Undergraduate Research Award

Apply by March 1, 2013 and a paper you may have already written could win you $500.00

Friday, January 18, 2013

Tell Me More

Want to learn a new language? Taking a language course and need a little more help? University Libraries has a great resource for self-guided language learning for English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Dutch, and Chinese.

You will need to set up an account on your first visit which will allow the program to remember your progress. This is a great program offered for no additional charge to students, faculty and staff!

Friday, January 11, 2013

Visiting Author Wiley Cash

University Libraries presents New York Times bestseller writer and UNCG Alumnus Wiley Cash  in the Hodges Reading Room in Jackson Library, Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 7pm. The event is free and open to the public. Learn a little about the author in this clip:

We hope to see you there!

Monday, January 7, 2013

Extra, Extra!

Students, staff and faculty!

Are you a fan of the New York Times? Did you know that there are tons of way to access it through the library and online? If you want historical articles from 1851 to the past three years you can use the New York Times Historical database. If you want current articles you can get to them through our catalog. Thanks to the dean of undergraduate studies you can also pick up hard copies of the paper at locations around the university, including two locations in Jackson Library. You can also access the online content on your computer or mobile device by going to, here you can register and get free 24 hour passes to use the website, including mobile access!

If you prefer other newspapers we have plenty of access to those as well. You can try our Newspaper Source Plus database, it has access to over 555 newspapers. You can also use our Newspaper Guide to find even more access to different newspapers!

Need help finding a newspaper or accessing it? Ask us!



Wednesday, January 2, 2013

New Materials in the Harold Schiffman Music Library

Have you seen the renovations at the newly renamed Harold Schiffman Music Library yet? If not, make a new years resolution to head over the music building and check it out. Here are some of the newer materials located over there to help tempt you even more!


Dissonant divas in Chicana music : the limits of la onda by Deborah R Vargas

Shpil : the art of playing klezmer by Yale Strom

Not without madness : perspectives on opera by Fabrizio Della Seta; Mark Weir


Scherzo-Tango by Sébastien Vachez; Sylvain Lemay

De-Cadenza: for accordion and String Quartet by Osmo Tapio Räihälä

Stunden-Blumen, hommage á Olivier Messiaen : for clarinet, violin, violoncello and piano / Stunden-Blumen, hommage á Olivier Messiaen : for clarinet, violin, violoncello and piano by Toshio Hosokawa

Piano sonata no. 2  by Adolphus Hailstork.