Monday, January 30, 2017

Danny Nanez is a Staff Star!

Congratulations to Danny who was named a UNCG Staff Star today!  Chancellor Gilliam visited ERIT today to present the award.

Weekly Advancement Report

Friends $1305
Enrichment $40
Walter C. Jackson Family Acquisition & Preservation Fund $500
Women's Veterans' Historical Project Fund $10.00
University Archives $125

Friday, January 27, 2017

Stacey Krim and Mac Nelson Have Won the Music Library Association’s 2016 Best of Chapters Award

Stacey Krim and Mac Nelson have won the Music Library Association’s 2016 Best of Chapters Award for their paper “Hyperconnected Access to Archival Music Collections: Cataloging, Finding Aids, and Social Media.” The award has earned Krim and Nelson a place as featured speakers at the 2017 annual meeting of the MLA in Orlando, FL (February 22-26, 2017). Their presentation will be streamed in Spanish and Portuguese as part of the first Pan-American Regional meeting of the International Association of Music Libraries, Archives, and Documentation Centres.

Monday, January 23, 2017

Weekly Development Report

Friends $150.00
Enrichment $150
Class of 1950 Anniversary Fund $1,000

The Class of 1950 Anniversary Fund was established to preserve the papers of Charles Duncan McIver, founder and 1st president of UNCG.  Now that those papers are processed and digitized we hope to move forward with subsequent presidents of the State Normal and Industrial School (UNCG's original name).

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

UNC System Strategic Plan

Is on their web site:

Safe & Trans Zone Workshops Registration

Registration for the spring Safe & Trans Zone workshops is now open for faculty, staff, and students. 

The dates and other information can be found on the Intercultural Engagement  website:   (Just check with your supervisor first.)

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

University Libraries Featured in Informed Librarian Online

Read Mike Crumpton's article regarding the distinctive history and accomplishments of UNCG’s University Libraries. The article was most recently published in the current issue of the Informed Librarian Online. Read the full article at

Weekly Advancement Report

Friends $806.60
Enrichment $260
W.C. Jackson Family Acquisitions & Preservation $25
Women's Veteran's Historical Project $100
Jean Buchert $200

Friday, January 13, 2017

OER Spring 2017 ebook course textbooks link

To follow up on Beth's presentation at yesterday's All Personnel Meeting. Here is the direct link to the e-book course textbooks for Spring 2017:

You can also get to the page via Beth's OER libguide or by clicking the "Course Adopted Texts by Department" link on the Additional Research and Resources Guides page under Research Guides by Subject link on the libraries' home page in the red box.


Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Weekly Advancement Report

Friends $1,035
Enrichment $1,860
Special Collections $2,537.50
Women's Veterans $450
Diversity $200
Magid Learning Environment Fund $1,000
University Archives $37.50
Jean Buchert Fund $25

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Search Committees

We've appointed search committees for our two librarian positions:

Discovery Cataloger (Technical Services) 

Terry Brandsma, Chair
Mac Nelson
Katherine Nunnally
Keith Gorman
Karen Grigg

First Year Instruction/Humanities Librarian (ROI) 

Steve Cramer, Chair
Kayla Johnson
Nick McCollister
Sarah Dorsey
Kathelene Smith

Mike Crumpton will be ex-officio on both.

Many thanks to those serving on these committees.

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Weekly Advancement Report

Friends $275.00
Enrichment Fund $2,350.00
Women's Veterans' Historical Project $1,010.00
University Archives  $1,250.00
Jean Buchert Endowment Fund $125.00

Jean Buchert was Professor Emerita of English and passed away in December.  Here is her obituary from the N&R.  An oral history from her is in the Archives.