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Beating the Heat: Surviving Summers in North Carolina Before Air Conditioning

A Wilson Library exhibition shows how North Carolinians in the late 19th and early 20th centuries kept cool during the hottest months of the year.

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Appointment: Special Collections Research and Instruction Librarian

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The Library announces the appointment of Aaron Smithers as special collections research and instruction librarian in the Wilson Special Collections Library.

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Wilson Library Research Forum 2019

Wilson Research Forum

Informal talks will take place at Wilson Library throughout the summer and fall.

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The Uses of Books: Early Modern Readers Revealed

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Centuries of scribbles, doodles and notes in books will be on view as part of this exhibition at the Wilson Special Collections Library, May 23 – September 8, 2019.

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Savoring Southern Apples at Wilson Library

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Students at UNC-Chapel Hill are the first to explore a new collection of papers on Southern apples in the Southern Historical Collection in Wilson Library.

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Scared of Libraries? This Graduate Can Help

Nadia Clifton in Wilson Library

Nadia Clifton, a Carolina student and research assistant at Wilson Library, will graduate with a Master of Science in Library Studies this weekend. She is working to make sure everyone has the tools and confidence they need to access information from any era, and on any subject.

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