Discovering the Southwest Metroplex

UNT’s Special Collections department was awarded $164,400 through the Council on Library and Information Resources’ (CLIR) Hidden Collections program for the 2014-2016 project Post-War Industry and Development of the Southwest Metroplex. Hidden collections are those collections that reside within libraries, archives, or cultural heritage institutions; yet, are undiscoverable due to non-existent or inefficient description.

Librarians Ride in TLA's First Cycling for Libraries Event

UNT librarians Kris Helge and Susan Whitmer recently took part in the Texas Library Association's first Cycling for Libraries event in San Antonio.

The event helped to kick off the association's annual conference.

Cycling for Libraries is an international movement to raise awareness of libraries’ roles in community education and to provide networking opportunities for library professionals.

Eagle Commons Library Announces New Spring 2014 Hours

Eagle Commons Library’s hours are changing for Spring 2014.

The new hours are:

  • Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Friday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday, 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Course Reserves located in ECL will only be available during our open hours. While these changes at ECL are necessary given budget constraints, library services will still be available online and at Willis Library during extended hours.

Doug Campbell - Embedded Librarian

Librarian Doug Campbell has been recognized all over campus and even on the Denton Square. What’s the cause of all the recognition? A caricature of his face, featuring a distinctive beard and glasses, along with the slogan “Doug Your Librarian on Location,” has appeared on posters created by Residence Life.

“It’s working like crazy,” he said. “They ask if I’m the Doug on the poster. It’s like my 15 minutes of fame. I’m loving it.”

UNT Libraries to Receive Archives from The Dallas Way Agreement

The Dallas Way, a nonprofit organization dedicated to gathering, storing, organizing and presenting the complete history of the city’s gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community, has entered into an agreement with the University of North Texas Libraries to ensure that current and future materials collected by the organization will be permanently archived, digitized and made accessible to the public.