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Karen Grigg Appointed UNC Health Sciences Librarian for Collections and Instruction

2018-07-30 10:06:26

By Linda Johnsen, July 30, 2018. [caption id="attachment_11890" align="alignright" width="200"] Karen Grigg, UNC Health Sciences Librarian for Collections and Instructions[/caption] The University Libraries at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is pleased to announce the appointment of Karen Grigg as the health sciences librarian for collections and instruction,…

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Terri Ottosen, Community Engagement & Health Literacy Librarian, Receives MLA President’s Award

2018-07-13 10:53:10

Terri Ottosen was part of the 2018 Task Force to Review the Medical Library Association’s (MLA) Competencies for Lifelong Learning and Professional Success. In recognition of their work revising the association's professional competencies to address changes to the work of health information professionals in the past decade, including technology advances, new…

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Mind games: The Emerging Brain-powered Possibilities of AR and VR

2018-07-16 10:49:24

UNC computer science students invent way to control a video game with brain waves UNC student Grady Hale (right) demos the Brain VR technology at the 2018 UNC Innovation Showcase. Most people you pass on the street have a general understanding of augmented reality/virtual reality (AR/VR). But a team of…

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HSL Adds New Furniture to Provide Better Study and Collaboration Space

2018-07-17 12:59:32

To meet the changing needs of how people study, connect, and collaborate, the Health Sciences Library has updated its furniture on the 4th floor.

In addition to facilitating improvements in the resources, services, and programming we provide, we apply the same determination…

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New Location for Health Sciences Special Collections Staff July 1

2018-07-16 10:48:42

Beginning July 1, special collections employees Dawne Lucas, Barbara Tysinger and Susan Jones will move from the Health Sciences Library to the Wilson Special Collections Library. Over the next year, the Libraries will also move health sciences special collections from the Health Sciences Library (HSL) to Wilson Library. In making…

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Megan Fratta Appointed UNC Health Sciences Community Outreach and Global Health Librarian

2018-06-19 11:31:37

The Health Sciences Library is pleased to announce the appointment of Megan Fratta as the Community Outreach and Global Health Librarian, effective June 4. Director of the Health Sciences Library, Dr. Mani, says Megan’s integration into the HSL team promotes the library’s mission of extending our reach to our community…

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HSL Provides Unique Real-Life Work Experience to Students interested in Digital Health

2018-06-19 11:32:16

You may think of the UNC Health Sciences Library (HSL) as a place that facilitates innovative research among health affairs students and medical staff. However, we also provide students with real-life work experience to better prepare them for a future in the information and health sciences fields.

Saba…

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Reconstructing Frankenstein’s Monster: Mary Shelley’s World in Print

2018-05-18 10:01:29

Opening April 26, 2018 “Reconstructing Frankenstein’s Monster: Mary Shelley’s World in Print” is a class-curated, full-scale exhibition about the world in which Mary Shelley wrote her classic novel “Frankenstein.” The exhibition focuses on themes such as global exploration, political turmoil in England and France, medical experimentation and sexual liberation. The…

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Beat Exam Stress at University Libraries during Week of Balance

2018-05-08 08:33:02

Cuddle with a therapy dog, cat or miniature horse. Attend a yoga or mindfulness workshop. Escape with some virtual reality. Or scream it all out in front of Davis Library. Exam time is rough, but Carolina’s libraries are here for you with the Week of Balance. It’s a week of…

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Five Reasons to Give $5 to Carolina’s Libraries for GiveUNC

2018-04-11 08:32:25

April 10 is GiveUNC, a day of action for Tar Heels everywhere to give back to Carolina.

At the University Libraries, we’re looking for 100 students to give $5 each. And who better to explain why you should than one of our student employees. Cassie Hazell is…

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