News & Announcements: Collection Highlight

In October, the Music Library received the collection of musical scores, instrumental arrangements and other memorabilia. The Gene Puerling Collection, will reside in the Special Collections section of UNT’s Music Library on the fourth floor of Willis Library.
Posted Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 9:28am
Historical researchers from several universities are using primary source material from Texas digital newspapers to study slavery in the years before the Civil War. One innovative project places runaway slave advertisements on Twitter and then links back to the newspapers to provide context. 
Posted Friday, October 31, 2014 - 8:58pm
Recently, the Texas Digital Newspaper Program (TDNP) reached two million pages of Texas newspapers on The Portal to Texas History.  Made digitally available from microfilm, physical pages, and PDF e-print editions, the newspapers offer a glimpse into daily life in Texas from 1829 to the present.
Posted Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 11:12pm
The Portal to Texas History, administered by UNT Libraries to provide access to more than 385,000 digitized books, photographs, maps, newspapers, letters and other historic materials, has been name
Posted Friday, June 20, 2014 - 1:51pm
The Resource Center LGBT Collection: 50 Years of LGBT History digital exhibit presents materials selected from the Resource Center LGBT Collection of the UNT Libraries and document
Posted Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 10:20am
Some of the most popular items in UNT's digital collections illuminate the lives of these well-known outlaws.
Posted Friday, May 23, 2014 - 12:04pm
During a visit to her small East Texas hometown, Cathy Hartman, associate dean for the University of North Texas Libraries, was surprised to learn from a fellow restaurant customer that he had seen the 1924 teaching contract of her aunt, Pearl Vinson.
Posted Friday, April 18, 2014 - 3:41pm
Among the digitized physical objects in the Portal is a collection of uniform patches from city and volunteer fire departments all over the state of Texas.
Posted Friday, March 28, 2014 - 6:07pm
We have recently added to the Portal a scrapbook compiled by Hilda L. Hugon from 1916-1918 during her junior and senior years at North Texas. 
Posted Monday, February 17, 2014 - 8:50pm
The origin of the phrase “letting the cat out the bag” is not clear.
Posted Monday, February 17, 2014 - 1:42pm