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Looking for a summer job on campus? Want to gain work experience to develop your professional resume? Come work at the UNT Libraries!
Posted Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 8:45am
 
Posted Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 4:39pm
Learn about the Espionage Act of 1917 and the history of spying in America with our resources.
Posted Friday, June 23, 2017 - 11:55am
Our libraries are helping students succeed at UNT by offering writing lab and subject specific tutoring this summer in Willis Library.
Posted Friday, June 23, 2017 - 4:00am
Brian Elliot is a Ph.D. Student and Teaching Fellow with the History Department at the University of North Texas. Brian’s research focuses on slavery during the Civil War, and the legacy of former slaves as “Black Confederates.” Brian’s published materials include his Master’s thesis “Peculiar Pairings: Texas Confederates and their Black Body Servants," as well as a number of published book reviews. Brian has presented his research at several conferences, including at the Society for Military History, and the Southwest Social Science Association, and has given informal talks on his research and the utility of digital resources in historical research.
Posted Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 4:01pm
Consider starting your library career with the UNT Libraries as a Graduate Services Assistant.
Posted Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 11:00am
Heather Sinclair has a background in professional midwifery and activism and received her Ph.D. in history in 2016 from the University of Texas at El Paso.  Her dissertation is entitled "Birth City: Race and Violence in the History of Childbirth and Midwifery in the El Paso-Ciudad Juárez Borderlands, 1907-2013."  She is currently a lecturer in history and women’s studies at the University of Texas at El Paso.  She received a B.A. in history and certificate in women’s studies from Duke University.
Posted Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 10:45am
Robin Roe is a doctoral candidate at Texas A&M University and received her BA and MA in History from Texas A&M University. Her dissertation examines how media used weather-related natural disasters in Texas and the Southwest border region in the early Twentieth Century to manipulate public perceptions of race, ethnicity, immigration status, gender, and class, and how some of those victims contested that manipulation. She is a veteran of the U. S. Air Force and has worked as a copy editor and in the computer industry before beginning her graduate work. She is particularly interested in the potential of digital humanities for historical research.
Posted Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 10:39am
Matthew Carr is a student in Columbia University’s political science Ph.D .program. His research focuses on American political institutions. He's working on a project – which makes extensive use of archival resources – collecting state-level political party platforms from 1960 through the present day, in order to trace the evolution of party development. 
Posted Friday, June 16, 2017 - 12:53pm
Tiffany J. González grew up in Chicago, Illinois, and in North Richland Hills, Texas. Currently she is a doctoral candidate in the department of history at Texas A&M University. She earned both her bachelor’s and master’s degree in History from Texas Tech University. In the 2017-2018 academic year, Tiffany will conduct more research and begin the writing phase for the dissertation. Her work has received support from the Texas State Historical Association, the East Texas Historical Association, the Texas Association of Chicanos in Higher Education, and now the Portal to Texas History.
Posted Friday, June 16, 2017 - 12:42pm