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History 900: Crafting an Historical Project: Library Services

Interlibrary Loan

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Can't find the article, book, or report you need at our library? You can request it from another library through interlibrary loan.

Davis Library Carrel Information

Davis: Graduate Carrels

Who may apply?

  • Registered graduate students are eligible for assignment to graduate carrels for a maximum of three continuous years.
  • Undergraduates writing an Honors Thesis may be eligible for assignment to an open cubicle for a maximum of two semesters.

The following list prioritizes those individuals eligible for a carrel:

  1. PhD candidates writing dissertations
  2. Masters students writing theses
  3. PhD candidates preparing for qualifying exams
  4. Masters students preparing for qualifying exams
  5. PhD candidates completing coursework
  6. Masters students completing coursework [including MBA and Law]
  7. Honors Students
  8. Others, when space allows

Davis Library Research Hub

Davis Library Research HubThe Davis Library Research Hub is one of three Research Hub locations.  It is located on the second floor of Davis Library, and caters to researchers interested in working with data, mapping, texts, and technology. Offerings include:

  • A computing lab with specialized software for GIS and data visualization & analysis.
  • Walk-in assistance provided by knowledgeable student consultants. 
  • Scheduled consultations with specialists for more in-depth inquiries (GIS and others).
  • Spaces for collaboration and presentation, complete with white boards and external displays.
  • Technology workshops and programs that promote digital scholarship.

Scholarly Communications Services

Anne Gilliland, Scholary Communication OfficerMy role as Scholarly Communications Officer is to design and implement a program that will position the University Libraries to take full advantage of and contribute to the evolution of scholarly publishing practices within the academy. I provide guidance, policy development, and advocacy to faculty, students, and staff on the following issues:

  • Copyright and fair use
  • Authors' rights
  • Privacy rights
  • Open access
  • Other information policy issues important to the creation and use of scholarly material

Learn more about Scholarly Communications Services at UNC.

Carolina Digital Repository

Open Access at UNC-Chapel Hill

Open Access publishing is a movement that makes scholarly content available free of charge. The UNC Libraries support open access, open archives, and open repositories as methods to encourage the widest possible access to scholarly content.