A new drama database, Drama Online Library, has just been added to the drama databases. It offers full-text coverage of plays from earliest texts to the present as well as critical and biographical information. Please browse through the titles and information provided in this new online resource.
NCLIVE, the North Carolina statewide library database, has a new search option which will allow users to search the entire NCLIVE database at once. Simply enter your search term in the Articles Quick Search box in the right hand column. NCLIVE provides journal and magazine articles, reference sources and videos in general academic subjects like health and science, business and North Carolina topics. You will still need to search the library's arts databases for more in-depth coverage of those areas. If you are off-campus, you will need the NCLIVE password for UNCSA. Simply click the...
If you are enrolled in Composition I or II with the following instructors, you are required to take the library quiz by Friday August 30. The instructors are: Klaimon, Clements, McLeod, Lewis and Millar. Please read through the tutorial before attempting the quiz.
Please log in to Blackboard to complete the quiz. If you can not access Blackboard, the link to the tutorial is:
The Semans Library has 3 new databases to begin the school year. They are African-American History online, American Indian History online and the Paley Center for Media iCollection. The two new history databases offer full-text articles, timelines and primary source materials for the study of African-Americans and American Indians.
Today’s world of always-online smartphones and ubiquitous Wi-Fi makes it hard to imagine the online landscape faced by North Carolina libraries in April 1998, when NC LIVE was first available. A Pew Research Center report from that year showed only 41% of American adults used the internet, 35% used email, and only 13% had ever made an online purchase.
Your new library is closer to being a reality! The contract for construction has been awarded and the chosen firm, New Atlantic Contracting, Inc., will begin their work shortly. Completion of the new library is expected in the Summer of 2014. The new library will provide a comfortable, beautiful, and dynamic place for students to study, research, collaborate, and gather for intellectual and artistic interaction. Our students deserve the best environment and collections to support their artistic and academic work and the new library will provide this environment.
The original story of the Pickle mascot is alive and well in the UNCSA archives to enlighten and entertain. Presented to the archives in 1992 on the 20th anniversary of the second Homecoming weekend, the story tells of two humble music students who delighted their mates with a story of the best pickles in town and yielded up a now famous mascot for the young school. Enjoy!
NCLIVE, the statewide library database available to all residents of North Carolina, has developed a portal to provide easier access to its e-book collections. The new portal makes it easier for users to search the six collections of e-books which provide access to over 20,000 titles in fields like history, literature, career information and self-help. The link is accessible under Browse Databases by Title on this website or at http://nclive.org/browse/eBooks.
"It is fitting that the library, the heart of any campus, should be named in honor of the two persons who have provided the heart of the School of the Arts since its inception. Their constant devotion and tireless spirit made possible the full birth and growth of an incomparable dream."
Chancellor Robert Suderburg