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The State Library of North Carolina and the State Archives of North Carolina are responsible for long-term access to North Carolina state government digital publications and records and for helping to educate state employees and researchers about best practices in digital preservation.

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According to 2016 census estimates, there are approximately 5.2 million women in North Carolina, who make up 51% of the state’s population. Slightly more than 57% of women in North Carolina are in the labor force. A new state government publication released in 2018 examines the economic progress of women in North Carolina. The report, Status of Women in North Carolina: Employment and Earnings, was published by the North Carolina Department of Administration’s Council for Women and Youth Involvement. The Council on Women’s mission is to advise the Governor, the legislature and state agencies on the issues impacting women in North Carolina. This report is the first in a series of four planned publications from the council on the status of women in North Carolina. Though some progress has been made, the gender wage gap for women still needs improvement. 

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Check out the new book This Day in North Carolina History by Ansley Wegner and Jeff Miles.

With more than 300 pages of events and illustrations chronicling North Carolina’s history, it’s available now for you to browse or check out at the Government and Heritage Library.

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The Government and Heritage Library invites you view new additions to the Our State Collection in the North Carolina Digital Collections! In October, patrons gained access to every issue and every story of Our State magazine from 1933 to 2015.

 

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The State Archives and State Library of North Carolina are seeking volunteers to help make their materials more accessible to researchers by transcribing audio files of oral history interviews of North Carolina veterans. 

The Veterans Oral History Transcription project includes 12 oral history interviews of women veterans provided by the State Archives of North Carolina’s Military Collection Veterans Oral History Program. The program records audio format interviews with military veterans who served in the U.S. Armed Forces for any military service, engagement, or war, and who were born and/or raised in North Carolina; were stationed for extended time in North Carolina military installations; or have lived in the state for an extended time. 

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We're excited to debut the new blog of the North Carolina Government & Heritage Library.  Up to this point we've been blogging over at ghlblog.org  but now we're getting a facelift and moving to our to home, https://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/blogs/ghl/foreverythingnc

This is the place to connect you, the reader to reliable and relevant content relating to North Carolina. Our team of #everythingNC bloggers (a.k.a. Government & Heritage Library staff) will offer up posts that run the gamut from state publications, historical info, genealogy tips, new additions to our collections, and so much more!

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