Author Archives: Christy Martin

Edible Books Contest – April 14

2015 Edible Book Contest Winner

Culinary creations inspired by books will be admired, judged and then eaten during the annual edible book contest to be held Thursday, April 14. WCU students, faculty and staff members and other visitors to the library on the day of the contest will cast ballots to choose the winners. Prizes… Read more »

Copyright Workshop – April 18

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Copyright Workshop, April 13, 10-11 AM

Hunter Library’s Mark Stoffan and Liz Skene will present an Introduction to Copyright workshop on Wednesday, April 18, at the University Center from 10 until 11 a.m. The workshop is for persons who use reproductions of print or digital works, films, photographs and artwork in their courses, scholarship and research…. Read more »

Welcome, New Staff Members

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Tina Adams, Antionette Vanterpool, and Jessica Zellers

Tina Adams is Hunter Library’s new electronic resources librarian. She comes to WCU from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, where she was distance education librarian and coordinator. She is a graduate of the University of South Florida in Tampa, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in history and master’s… Read more »

Meet our Top Student Assistants

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Andrew Olson of Mocksville and Grace Overby of Eden are the library’s outstanding student assistants for 2015-16. They are among 32 students who have worked in part-time positions this year, assisting in all facets of library operations, from shelving books to recording data to creating displays. Olson, a marketing and… Read more »

Fenton’s Hunter Scholar Research Will Focus on Global Humanities Teaching

Farzaneh Razzaghi, Mimi Fenton, and Yanjun Yan

Dr. Mimi Fenton, (center) professor of English, is the recipient of the Hunter Scholar award for the 2016-17 year. Fenton’s winning proposal outlines a digital resource that she will develop for the teaching of humanities education globally. Fenton’s award was announced during the annual Faculty Scholarship Celebration held at WCU on… Read more »

3-D Printing Is Here

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Printed Octopus

Check out the 3-D printing capability and other new technologies in the Technology Commons on the ground floor of the library. Known as “3DU: Discover, Design, Develop,” the new digital “makerspace” is equipped for the printing process to make three-dimensional objects from a digital file. 3DU also offers software for… Read more »

New Language Learning Resource Has Smartphone App

Mango Languages is a self-guided approach to learning a new language on your own schedule as time allows. Languages include Spanish, French, German, Russian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese and Cherokee. Mango also offers English for Arabic speakers. Lessons go beyond grammar and vocabulary to an exploration of world cultures. Just log… Read more »

Library Services Offered at Biltmore Park

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Learn about Services and Resources Available to Biltmore Park Students.

Many Biltmore Park faculty and students have told us that they want more librarian help in Asheville, and we’ve been thinking creatively about the best ways to deliver it. Our librarians worked with Kevan Frazier, executive director of the Biltmore Park instructional site, to establish a library computer station in… Read more »