Windows Magazine Fall/Winter 2020

February 2, 2021

The University Libraries is pleased to announce publication of the fall/winter 2020 issue of Windows magazine. Current Friends of the Library should receive copies by mail. Windows was recently honored with a national award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education. You can ensure that you receive every issue of Windows by becoming a Friend of the Library. Learn more by contacting a member of the Library Development Office.

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Tim Edelen

Meet Tim Edelen

Meet the University Libraries assistant director for annual giving and donor relations.

Library staff person putting a "wear a mask" poster on the wall in Davis Library

Yes, we are open

When the pandemic disrupted every aspect of campus and daily life, the University Libraries responded with innovation and ingenuity.

Illustration of houses

Home + Work

Quick action created a remote University Libraries workforce that broadened access to collections during the pandemic.

illustration of a microscope magnifying virus cells

Spreading coronavirus research

As the world’s virologists race for answers to COVID-19, the Carolina Digital Repository makes the research of the University’s top coronavirus experts openly accessible online.

Sarah Morris

“It all translates”

Since the campus first closed, humanities research librarian Sarah Morris has been connecting with faculty and students remotely.

Civil Rights Demonstrators in Front of the Long Meadow Dairy Store February 1960

Algorithms of resistance

A University Libraries project uses machine learning to identify racist language in state laws.

text illustration of "a choice to empower" words

A choice to empower

Librarians and archivists are updating the tools of their trade to give researchers a more accurate and inclusive view of materials.

Florence Fearrington

A $6.2 million gift

Distinguished alumna Florence Fearrington donates rare book collection.

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