North Carolina Digital Heritage Center is up for the highest library honor

The North Carolina Digital Heritage Center, located inside of Wilson Library, was named a finalist for the nation’s highest library award.

Given to libraries and museums across the United States by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the National Medal for Museum and Library Service is the highest honor in the nation for a museum or library.

The heritage center is a collaboration of UNC’s University Libraries and the State Library of North Carolina. Established in 2009, the center works to digitize yearbooks, newspapers and photographs. It focuses on underrepresented groups throughout North Carolina history.

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