Author Archives: Christy Martin

Exam Prep at the Library — Open All Night, Free Coffee

Free Coffee is Provided at Midnight During the Library's 24-Hour Schedule.

Final examinations are still two months away, but plans are already in the works for the caffeinated beverages and all-night studying that mark the semester’s end. Students seeking a quiet place to prepare for their exams and finish up assignments will find the library often open all night during the… Read more »

GIS Workshop for Beginners – April 6

Rebecca Dobbs, Speaker at GIS Workshop

Hunter Library will host a Geographic Information Systems workshop on Wednesday, April 6, from 3-5:00 p.m. in Room 354, Stillwell Building. The speaker will be Dr. Rebecca Dobbs, instructor in the Department of Geosciences and Natural Resources. The workshop, designed for absolute beginners, will focus on GIS as a powerful tool for… Read more »

National Observance Promotes Library Use

Come to the library April 10-16 and help us celebrate National Library Week. Activities planned include an edible books contest, display of some of our patrons’ favorite books and a month-long food drive. First observed in 1958, National Library Week is sponsored by the American Library Association to promote the… Read more »

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 »