Friday, February 22, 2013

Help with your job search!


you probably already know this but the library is full of helpful resources to help you with your job search. There are many vocational guides for different majors and jobs. We have complied a list of some of the most helpful and divided them up by subject and major. As the spring approaches and graduation gets closer, it's a good time to think about that job search!

You can find the job search guide at



Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Streaming Videos

Did you know we have a huge collection of streaming videos here at the University Libraries?

here is a sample of what we have:

PBS Films (Via NC Live) - This collection is available through our statewide NCLIVE consortium and includes films from award winning documentarian Ken Burns, and series such as Scientific American Frontiers, American Experience, Masterpiece Theatre, Eyes on the Prize, and Frontline. These videos are available using video stream and require Adobe Flash Player Version 9.0 or higher.

Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive - The collection includes nearly 52,000 video testimonies collected in 32 languages and from 56 countries by the USC Shoah Foundation Institute and has unlimited synchronous viewing. You have to create your own personal login to use this resource. Does not work well in a Chrome browser. 

Ambrose Videos - For students, faculty or staff at UNCG libraries the over 1,200 streaming films from Ambrose Video Publishing are available for you to view from anywhere. These video clips and programs cover nine subjects from art, to economics, to science and have unlimited synchronous users. The most popular collections include:  The BBC Shakespeare Plays,  A History of Christianity: The First Three Thousand Years,  The Ancient History series, Human body: The Sensory System, and Healing and the Mind

For more information go to our streaming video guide here!

Friday, February 15, 2013

Undergraduate Research Award

Undergraduate Students!

looking to earn $500? Do excellent research for your papers and projects? Have I got the award for you! Apply for the undergraduate research award by March 1st and you could be the winner of the University Libraries Undergraduate Research Award 2013. What does it take? A paper or project you have already done during the spring, summer or fall semester of 2012, a short essay on your research strategy and process, and a letter of support from a uncg teaching faculty member.

You will win the respect and awe of your teachers and fellow students. You will have an award to add to your resume. You will have $500.00 to spend as you please!

Get more details here, and remember to apply by March 1st!



Wednesday, February 6, 2013


Did you know we have a huge e-audiobook collection? It's under our databases, NCLive-e-audiobooks.

You will need to create a new account on campus in order to connect your account to UNCG. After that you can log-on from any computer. You can also download the OneClickDigital app and download directly to some mobile devices (including an iphone)

 It's free, its mostly popular literature and non-fiction, also language study, and you can put it on your mp3 player, whats not to love?

Monday, February 4, 2013

Digital Collection Spotlight

Here at the University libraries we have so many amazing digital collections you can access from anywhere and they just keep growing! You can find the links to our online collections on the homepage or click here.

This week why not check out Civil Rights Greensboro collection? This a collection is a collaborative effort between UNCG, Guilford College, Greensboro College, and Duke University, as well as the Greensboro public library. It documents the Civil Rights movement of Greensboro from the 1940's to the 1980's. Greensboro, NC was a formative city for the civil rights movement in the United States and this collection lets you see some of the amazing archives and search easily by person, collection or subject.