Hunter Celebrates a Regional Classic

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Hunter Library will host a free program Thursday, Sept. 28, entitled “The Legacy of a Mountain Man: True Adventures in the Smokies,” to celebrate Special Collections’ reissue of Samuel Hunnicutt’s rare, regional classic, “Twenty Years of Hunting and Fishing in the Great Smoky Mountains,” first published in 1926. The event will… Read more »

Library Open 24/5 for Final Exams Beginning April 23

Students who need to work on a research paper or study for final exams will find Hunter Library open on a 24/5 schedule starting at noon on Sunday, April 23rd. The library will be open continuously until 10pm, Friday, April 28th. Library hours for Saturday, April 29th, will be 9am until… Read more »

Celebrate National Library Week

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Due to the April 12-14 holiday break, Hunter Library is celebrating National Library Week with a new activity every day April 17-21. Events planned include a library-wide egg hunt on Monday, a bookmark making station on Tuesday, a drop-in coloring session on Wednesday, our annual edible books contest on Thursday, and an opportunity… Read more »

Top Study Spaces in Hunter Library!

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Exams are right around the corner! Looking for a good place to study or to finish a project? Here are some of our favorite study spots at Hunter Library: The Booth. LOCATION: First floor to the left of main entrance. GREAT FOR: Group study, individual study; close proximity to research assistance,… Read more »

New Native American Archives Database

American Indian Studies, Archives Unbound is an online database of primary documents from collections including the American Indian Correspondence Collection of Presbyterian Missionary Letters, 1833-1893 and the documents from the War Department and Indian Affairs 1800-1824, as well as the Papers of the Panton/Leslie Company, Indian Trade in the Southeastern Spanish… Read more »

Special Collections Renovation Complete

After four months of construction, the renovation of Hunter Library’s Special Collections reading room has been completed. In addition to new carpet, a new ceiling, and new windows, the reading room now features an expanded atrium for exhibits. An open house and Friends of the Library program are being planned… Read more »

Library Creates New WWII Digital Collection

The newest digital collection focuses on World War II materials from Hunter Library’s Special Collections department. Current highlights of the collection come from the Carr and Ruth Hooper collection and the Venoy and Elizabeth Reed collection. Carr Hooper was born in the Cowarts community of Jackson County, North Carolina and… Read more »

New Software Enhances Students’ Access to Technology

Hunter Library recently acquired Dragon NaturallySpeaking, a speech recognition software that can assist users with tasks such as email, web searching, editing documents, and much more. Since Dragon NaturallySpeaking is hands free and works with the user’s voice and a microphone, it can improve productivity or provide accessibility for users… Read more »

Students Tackle Their Projects at the Long Night Against Procrastination

Hunter Library’s 3rd Long Night Against Procrastination (LNAP) event took place Tuesday, March 28, from 8pm to 1am, an hour later than the library’s usual closing time.  Reference librarians and writing tutors were available during the event for drop-in student assistance.  Participants enjoyed a variety of activities, including a therapy… Read more »

Top Student Workers for 2016-17

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Emily Gray of Newport, N.C., and Whitney Holloway of McFarlan, N.C., were named Hunter Library’s outstanding student workers for the 2016-17 academic year and honored with commemorative posters displayed on the library’s first floor.  Kristy Gaskell of Lenoir, N.C., was nominated by her supervisors for WCU’s 2016 Student Worker of the Year… Read more »