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.
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.
The Vann Victorian Collection is a treasure of the University of North Texas Libraries and an exceptional resource for the study of Victorian literature. This exhibit showcases some pieces from the collection, including rare first editions, part-issue editions and association copies. Dr. J. Don Vann, Professor Emeritus at UNT, curated this exhibit.
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.
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.
When the creators of the Oscar-nominated movie “Dallas Buyers Club” needed to better understand the AIDS crisis among the city’s gay community during the 1980s, they only had to contact the UNT Libraries.
Entries in the seventh Artists' Books Competition and Exhibition will be on display in the Willis Library Forum, Room 140 from January 24 - June 13, 2014. Sponsored by the Friends of the UNT Libraries, this bi-annual contest is open to UNT faculty, staff, students, and the community at large.
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.
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.”
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.