Meet the 2018 Atkins Fellows!

This year we welcome students and recent graduates from library and information science (LIS) programs at UNC-Chapel Hill, UNC-Greensboro, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and University of Michigan to the Atkins Fellows program.  Fellows are working on projects at UNC Charlotte Atkins Library in the areas of Special Collections and University Archives, Public Services, Assessment, and Technology and Digital Strategies.  Learn more about the

Patent and Trademark Information Seminar

Join United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) officials as they lead a free patent and trademark information seminar.  The schedule includes:

9:00 a.m. --   Overview of patents, trademarks, copyright and trade secrets

10:30 a.m. -- Conducting a US patent search using USPTO databases

1:00 p.m. --   Conducting a preliminary trademark search using USPTO databases

2:30 p.m. --   Invention promotion scams:  asking the right questions

Miana Breed

Miana Breed is the Born-Digital University Archives Processing Fellow at Atkins Library. She is currently pursuing her Master's of Library Science on the archives and records management track at UNC-Chapel Hill. She has a Bachelor's degree in English with a concentration in creative writing from Appalachian State University. Her career interests include born-digital records, the future of digital preservation, the archive's role in recording and preserving history and truth, and all things historical.


Christin Lampkowski

Christin Lampkowski is the Technology and Digital Media Fellow at Atkins Library working to identify digital imaging technologies that can be used to create 3D models of items in the collection for conservation and access purposes. She holds an MLIS from UNC Greensboro and a BA in anthropology from Arizona State University. Information access and education has been a focus of Christin’s professional and volunteer life.

Kate Topham

Kate is the Collection Management Systems Fellow. She is currently pursuing her Master’s in Information Science at the University of Michigan School of Information, specializing in Digital Curation. Favorite projects include creating a digital exhibit of photographs from Orson Welles’ Citizen Kane, analyzing record data from George Washington University’s rare book collection, and developing a long-term digital curation plan for the Penn Treebank project.

Jenny Bruxvoort

Jenny is the Assessment and Analytics Fellow at the Atkins Library this summer. She is currently a student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign pursuing her Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science. Jenny’s interests are library assessment, reference services, and information literacy instruction.

Amelia Midgett-Nicholson

Amelia Midgett-Nicholson is the Global Engagement Fellow at Atkins Library. She is currently a MSLS student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is interested in reference, instruction, and promoting equity and diversity in academic libraries. 


June 2018 Book Display