University Libraries

The University Libraries are so much more than books or places to study. We're a comprehensive world of inquiry, a vibrant hub of encyclopedic glimpses into the past and an engine that speeds students and scholars into the future. As the model for the modern research library, we enrich not only our state but also the world – always creating better lives for all.

University Libraries Funding Priorities

Explore Stories

Media center
Faculty Support

Boosting Digital Literacy

New center to enhance learning and hone skills

student recording
Community

Speaking to the Future

UNC Story Archive gives members of the Carolina community a chance to share their voices.

Records of North Carolina laws
Diversity

Algorithms of Resistance

Using machine learning to identify racist language in state laws

A group photo of participants of the Southeastern Gay Conference in 1976 at UNC-Chapel Hill.
Community

More than an archive

A new oral history project - The Story of Us - is documenting and preserving LGBTQIA Carolina history.

Donor

The gift of wonder: Rare book collection coming to Carolina

Rare book collection worth $6.2 million donated to the University Libraries

Global Impact

Spreading Coronavirus Research

The research of Carolina’s top coronavirus efforts is now easily accessible online.