SILS Juvenile Historical Collection goes digital

June 15, 2012

SILS LibraryThe pre-1923 titles in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's School of Information and Library Science Juvenile Historical Collection are now available in digital form. 

"Over the past two years, we collaborated extensively with other UNC Library Staff, especially the CDLA Staff in Wilson Library and the Preservation Staff in Davis to preserve, catalog and digitize this significant historical collection," said Rebecca Vargha, librarian at the SILS Library. "Thanks to all our partners for this new digital access." 

The link to the Juvenile Historical Collection may be accessed through the Internet Archive at:

Vargha reports that some of the most popular titles accessed via the digital archive to date are Bengal Fairy Tales (53 downloads), The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus (Baum, L. Frank) with 80 downloads and Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (97 downloads).