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UNC-TV’s North Carolina Bookwatch Streaming Videos Added to NCLive Collection

December 19, 2016


Season 18 of UNC-TV’s North Carolina Bookwatch is now available through Ramsey Library’s Online Resources for free as part of the NC LIVE online collection at The 30-episode season features authors such as Scott Ellsworth, Bridgette Lacy, Lee Smith, Kathy Reichs, Pam Saulsby and more.

North Carolina Bookwatch is the state’s premier literary series, bringing the Tar Heel State’s best and brightest Southern writers to the small screen. In every interview, host D.G. Martin sheds light on authors’ lives, books and the state’s indelible imprint on their works.

To access the North Carolina Bookwatch episodes, access Ramsey Library’s alphabetical list of online resources here, select NCLive as your database, and then use the search box on the NC LIVE homepage. For specific episodes, search for the author’s name or browse all Season 18 episodes by searching “North Carolina Bookwatch.” On the search results page, the links to the North Carolina Bookwatch episodes are listed by title in the lower right-hand corner of the screen in the “Videos” box. Clicking the title will take you directly to the video on UNC-TV’s website,

Have any questions? Get one-on-one help from a librarian here at

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Accessing Training Courses

December 16, 2016’s library of over 4000 courses in business, technology and creative skills  is available on- and off-campus to UNC Asheville students, faculty and staff.

Just visit and choose “Organizational Login” and “UNC Asheville” and then log in with your university username and password.

The holidays are a great time to learn a new skill. Interested in music? Learn how to play the mandolin, how to write a song, how to produce music and more!

Beat Making with MASCHINE by JK Swopes

Three Days in Sacred Stone Camp Video Online Now (Dakota Access Pipeline Protests)

December 12, 2016

UNCA Ramsey Library Video Production has recently finished and made available online ‘Three Days in Sacred Stone Camp.’ This video is related to the ongoing protests at the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline’s final stretch under the Missouri River.

The Standing Rock Sioux are protecting the waters of the Missouri River as well as their sacred sites from the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). Gilliam Jackson (Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians), Trey Adcock, Ph.D.(Cherokee Nation) and Juan Sanchez Martinez, Ph.D. (Colombia) traveled to North Dakota to deliver supplies for the Sacred Stone Camp at the junction of the Cannonball and Missouri Rivers. They share their perspectives, photos, and video clips and welcome comments and questions from the public and the community.

Enjoy this video? See other videos by the UNCA Ramsey Library Video Production team at their YouTube page here.

Need a Study Break? Come Kick off Exam Season With Us in Style Monday 12/5 @ 7:30pm

November 30, 2016


Come join us in the Blower’s Gallery of Ramsey Library and the Sandbox on Monday, December 5th at 7:30pm as we toast to the exam season with snacks, drinks, board games and more! Have questions or need some last-minute help with research? Get help here! And good luck on your exams!

‘Tools for Moral Decision-Making’ Ramsey Library Video Production Now Online

November 30, 2016

This lecture is presented by UNCA’s own Dr. Melissa Burchard, Professor of Philosophy .

Interested in other UNCA Ramsey Library Video Productions? See our YouTube channel.

980 New Ebook Titles Added From NC Publishers

November 28, 2016

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Love North Carolina and ebooks? Good news! 980 new ebooks from NC publishers have recently been added to our Home Grown Ebooks Collection, made available through our NCLive consortial access. These new books feature a wide variety of titles, including works by popular North Carolina authors such as Lee Smith and Robert Morgan, many novels, poetry, young adult, short stories and nonfiction. Readers may enjoy new titles such as Comfort & Joy by Jim Grimsley, Southern Tailgating Cookbook by Taylor Mathis and many more. All of these books have unlimited, simultaneous user access.

Coloring Contest

August 25, 2016

We’re holding a coloring contest to kick off the semester! Stop by the Reference Desk and grab an official Ramsey Library coloring page or download one here. Return the page with your name and UNC Asheville email address by 6:00 pm on September 9th for a chance to win a Ramsey Library prize pack! You may enter more than once AND you gain extra entries by posting your creations to Instagram and tagging us in the image.
Coloring Contest