Monthly Report: March 2017

Monthly Report: March 2017

Monthly Report: November 2016

Monthly Report: November 2016
In cooperation with the Governor Morehead School and the Division of Services for the Blind, the Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (LBPH) sponsored a program “A Celebration of Cooking” at the Governor Morehead School. The main speaker was Christine Ha, who has a visual impairment and won the Master Chef competition on TV. ...

Monthly Report: October 2016

Activities / Accomplishments A preview of NCpedia’s redesigned interface was released in October! Feedback was collected through November 11th and additional changes may be made based on that feedback. 971 library staff across the state participated in filling out the Statewide Continuing Education Survey.  This is an increase of 155 people over last year.  Continuing ...

Monthly Report: September 2016

Monthly Report: September 2016
Activities / Accomplishments The Government & Heritage Library launched its new Book a Librarian service! Consultations may be done in-person or via the telephone! More information about setting up an appointment may be found at http://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/ghl/services/bookalibrarian.html. The National Genealogical Society highlighted the service in their blog at http://upfront.ngsgenealogy.org/2016/10/neat-idea-book-librarian-service.html. Our State Magazine issues from 2013 have ...

Monthly Report: August 2016

Monthly Report: August 2016
What’s new? The latest issue of the NC State Publications Update newsletter was published on August 9th!       Caswell News (1936-1979) has been digitized.         More volumes of Public Welfare Statistics, were digitized and made available online.         A variety of reports from mental health hospitals and ...

Monthly Report: May 2016

Monthly Report: May 2016
From Cal Shepard, State Librarian: Activities / Accomplishments Three North Carolina state documents named notable government documents for 2015 by Library Journal! The May 15, 2016 issue of Library Journal highlighted two 2015 publications from the Department of Cultural Resources (now the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources) and one from the Department of Health ...

Monthly Report: April 2016

Monthly Report: April 2016
From Cal Shepard, State Librarian: Activities / Accomplishments Government & Heritage Library National Library Week was April 10 – 16, and Preservation Week was April 24-30! Additionally, the Government & Heritage Library has special social media campaigns to celebrate. We shared an old picture from the NC Digital Collections, “African-American children line up outside of ...

Monthly Report: March 2016 2

Activities / Accomplishments Blind and Physically Handicapped Staff from the Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (LBPH) Outreach attended two major conferences to spread the word about their services:  North Carolina Conference on Visual Impairment and Blindness and the NC Reading Association Conference in Raleigh and made a presentation at the North Carolina Community ...

New Chiefs Hired at the State Library 1

We are excited to announce the appointment of Tanya Prokrym to Chief of Library Development and Michelle Underhill to Chief of the Government and Heritage Library effective April 1. Both Tanya and Michelle are familiar faces at the State Library with Tanya currently serving  NC Cardinal Program Manager and Michelle as Manager and Head of ...

Monthly Report: February 2016

Cause for Celebration: NC Museum of Natural Sciences Library holdings migrated into the GHL Catalog! Approximately 22,000 records for holdings of the NC Museum of Natural Sciences’ Library has now been incorporated into the Government & Heritage Library’s catalog and into OCLC’s WorldCat. The process took almost two years, but is a success that both ...