Hunter Library Faculty Publish 3rd Edition of Popular Instruction Guide

Ms. Heidi Buchanan and Dr. Beth McDonough recently published the third edition of their book, The One-Shot Library Instruction Survival Guide with ALA Editions. The book is “a terrific resource for instruction librarians at all experience levels,” according to Library Journal’s review of a previous edition. It offers practical advice to teaching librarians on… Read more »

Stellar Library Workers

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Hunter Library celebrated National Library Week (April 4 – 10, 2021) and applauded our nation’s libraries, library workers’ contributions, and promoted library use and support. During this week we solicited nominations from the campus community on National Library Worker Day, traditionally commemorated annually on the Tuesday of National Library Week…. Read more »

Announcing the 2021-22 Hunter Scholar

Congratulations to the 2021-22 Hunter Scholar, Dr. Wingyan Chung. The award was announced during the Faculty Scholarship Celebration, held virtually on March 23, 2021. The Hunter Scholar Award promotes and supports faculty research that builds from and integrates Hunter Library’s resources. The award is jointly sponsored by Hunter Library, the… Read more »

New Guide for Black and African American Genealogy Research

African American family posed for portrait seated on lawn.

Hunter Library has a new guide to help those with Black and African American ancestors research their family histories. The Black and African American Genealogy Guide includes information, resources, search tips, and recommendations specific to tracing Black and African American heritage.  Sources focus mainly on U.S.-based information with special emphasis on… Read more »

Kelisha Graves and Nannie Helen Burroughs: A Documentary Portrait of an Early Civil Rights Pioneer

Join us as we celebrate Black History Month with Ms. Kelisha Graves who will be speaking on her book on Nannie Helen Burroughs: Early Civil Rights Pioneer. Ms. Graves will present via Zoom on February 18 at 3:00 pm. Register in advance for this webinar:https://wcu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ZQUIgitYRD2GujuPnUX6cg Nannie Helen Burroughs (1879–1961) is… Read more »

WCU Faculty Fellows 2021-22

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Hunter Library, the Office of the Provost, and the Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity Programs at Western Carolina University invites applications from faculty for a new initiative focused on inclusive pedagogy.  For Western Carolina University to radiate “Inclusive Excellence,” diversity, equity and inclusion needs to infiltrate the curriculum, which… Read more »