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COVID-19 archival collecting efforts, part 2

Continuing the effort begun last week, here are additional examples of documentation of the pandemic that are being collected by SNCA organizations. Erin Allsop of Central Piedmont Community College: https://www.cpcc.edu/about-central-piedmont/college-archives/coronavirus-stories  Donna Kelly of the State Archives of North Carolina: personal … Continue reading

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COVID-19 archival collecting efforts

Here is the first installment about what SNCA organizations are doing to collect materials related to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The list includes the contributor, institution, and a link to further information. Libby Coyner from Elon University: https://www.elon.edu/u/news/2020/04/27/elon-launches-living-in-a-time-of-covid-19-campuswide-archive-project/ … Continue reading

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Promotions at Wake Forest University

Contributed by Tanya Zanish-Belcher There have been several promotions at the Special Collections & Archives at Z. Smith Reynolds (ZSR) Library at Wake Forest University. Stephanie Bennett is the Collections Archivist for Wake Forest University, and she was promoted to … Continue reading

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New oral histories document response to UNC Charlotte shooting

Contributed by Dawn Schmitz Oral history interviews relating to the shooting at UNC Charlotte on April 30, 2019, are now available as the campus commemorates the first anniversary. These interviews are part of an ongoing University Archives project to document … Continue reading

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Steven Cramer Awarded the 2020 BRASS Excellence in Business Librarianship

Contributed by Hollie Stevenson-Parrish Steven (Steve) Cramer, business librarian, associate professor, and Coleman Fellow for Entrepreneurship Education for University Libraries at UNC Greensboro (UNCG), has been awarded the 2020 BRASS Excellence in Business Librarianship by the Reference and User Services … Continue reading

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ECU’s Heritage Hall digital project

Contributed by Alston Cobourn Alston Cobourn and Amanda Hartman McLellan had a piece published in The Academic Archivist, the blog of the Society of American Archivists College and University Archives Section. They write about the university’s efforts to examine holistically … Continue reading

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Samantha Harlow Awarded the DLS Routledge Distance Learning Librarianship Conference Sponsorship Award by ACRL

Contributed by Hollie Stevenson-Parrish Samantha (Sam) Harlow, online learning librarian and assistant professor for University Libraries, has been awarded the 2020 DLS Routledge Distance Learning Librarianship Conference Sponsorship Award by the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL). Sponsored by … Continue reading

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Transcribing Civil War correspondence at the New Hanover County Public Library

Contributed by Travis Souther One of the incredible collections in the New Hanover County Public Library’s care is the Cowan-Denson Family Papers, a collection of correspondence from just before and during the Civil War.  In addition to military concerns, notably … Continue reading

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Bucknall Receives the 2019 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Efficiency and Innovation and the 2019 Distinguished Service Award from NCLA

Tim Bucknall, Assistant Dean for Electronic Resources and Information Technology and Associate Professor for University Libraries has been awarded the 2019 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Efficiency and Innovation. The Governor’s Award is the highest honor a state employee may … Continue reading

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Newly accessioned collections at the East Carolina Manuscript Room

Contributed by Dale Sauter #1361 Dig and Delve Garden Club of Greenville, North Carolina Records This collection contains minutes (1961-1970, 1999-2005, 2013-2014, 2016-2017) for the Dig and Delve Garden Club of Greenville, North Carolina.  Also included are the constitution and … Continue reading

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