A message from University Librarian Elaine L. Westbrooks
A Message to UNC-Chapel Hill Graduate and Professional Students from University Librarian Elaine Westbrooks
Even though library buildings are closed, we are here for you as you seek to maintain your research program and to continue with teaching or other obligations.
Renewal negotiations will continue into 2020.
In an era of rising costs and declining revenues, the traditional model of academic publishing is unsustainable for universities.
Statement from University Librarian Elaine Westbrooks Regarding Anti-Semitic Fliers in Davis Library
On April 9 and 10, anti-Semitic fliers were found by staff in Davis Library, who immediately reported them to the University’s Department of Public Safety. Interim Chancellor Kevin Guskeiwicz wrote to the Carolina community: “I am extremely disappointed and appalled …
Statement from University Librarian Elaine L. Westbrooks on the UC System’s Termination of Elsevier Subscriptions
Westbrooks supports and applauds the UC system for taking a bold step to transform scholarly publishing. Carolina’s University Libraries must also work toward solutions that fit our campus.