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The Library offers a wealth of information, resources, and tools to UDC faculty. Our goal is to support all your teaching, research, and scholarship needs. Join us for three drop-in orientation sessions this semester!
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The Great Migrations

The library is celebrating Black History Month with an exhibit on The Great Migrations. 

The Great Migrations occurred in two major waves. The first occurred from 1916 to 1940 as the population moved to northern industrial cities. The second occurred from 1940 to 1970 following the Great Depression and the end of the sharecropping system. Major cities were the main destination of those leaving during the migration with large numbers of African-Americans relocating to New York, Chicago, Philadelphia and Western cities like Los Angeles, San Francisco, Phoenix, and Seattle.

The exhibit will be on display in front of the library through February 2019.

Attention Faculty! Ever wonder what the library can do to help with your research or teaching? This semester, we'll be offering three different drop-in sessions at the library highlighting the resources and services available to you. Hope to see you there!

You can learn more about what the library has to offer in our Faculty Resources Guide.

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UDC Search is Here!

As of July 26, the new UDC Search system has launched, providing online access to the catalog of the UDC library as well as the Washington Research Library Consortium. This is accessible from the search box on the library home page. All patrons should be sure to sign in with their UDC logins (same as MyUDC).

UDC featured in new DC Jazz book

Among the contributors to the new book DC Jazz: Stories of Jazz Music in Washington, DC (Georgetown University Press) are two professors from UDC. Professor Judith Korey of the music program wrote the chapter "From Federal City College to UDC: A Retrospective on Washington’s Jazz University," and Professor Michael Fitzgerald of the library wrote "Researching Jazz History in Washington, DC," which spotlights UDC's Felix E. Grant Jazz Archives among other area collections.

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Foundation Center at UDC

The University of the District of Columbia (UDC) is a Funding Information Network partner of Foundation Center. The Funding Information Network is comprised of libraries, community foundations, NGOs, and nonprofit resource centers across the country and around the world. As a Funding Information Network partner, UDC provides free access to the most comprehensive information available on foundation and corporate giving. It features Foundation Center print and electronic resources as well as professional staff to assist visitors. Foundation Center electronic resources include, Foundation Directory Online, Foundation Grants to Individuals Online, and Foundation Maps.

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