Author Archives: Elizabeth Marcus

Honorary Books for Graduating Students

Each semester, Hunter Library honors its graduating student workers by adding a book of their choosing to the collection.   Six student workers are graduating in May and at the end of summer session. Their selections are displayed on the library’s main floor in the leisure reading collection.  Congratulations and thank you for your great… Read more »

Hunter Library Open 24/5 Last Two Weeks of Fall Semester

Western Carolina University students who need a quiet place to study for final exams will find Hunter Library open on a 24/5 schedule starting at noon on Sunday, December 4th. The library will be open continuously until 10pm, Friday, December 9th. Library hours for Saturday, December 10th, will be 9am… Read more »

Library Welcome Booth

      1 Comment on Library Welcome Booth
greeters at welcome booth

Hunter Library welcomed new and returning WCU students during the first week of classes by answering questions at an information booth outside the library building. Twenty-four library employees answered over 100 questions over a four-day period. Queries ranged from “Where is Stillwell 413?” to “How can I get involved in… Read more »

Hunter Library Welcomes New Employees

      No Comments on Hunter Library Welcomes New Employees

Kellen Carpenter is Hunter Library’s new University Library Technician in Special Collections. He received a Master of Library and Information Science degree from the University of Washington in Seattle and a Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He was formerly an intern… Read more »

Open Access Week, October 24-30

      No Comments on Open Access Week, October 24-30
Open Access

Open Access Week, a global event now entering its ninth year, is an opportunity for the academic and research community to continue to learn about the potential benefits of Open Access. This year’s event will take place October 24-30, 2016. “Open Access” to information–the free, immediate, online access to the… Read more »

27 Strong….New Student Workers Join Hunter Library’s Team

On September 7 and 8, Hunter Library hosted its annual Library Student Orientation event. New and returning student workers enjoyed refreshments and participated in several activities to get to know their new co-workers. The Dean of Library Services, Dr. Farzaneh Razzaghi, welcomed students and thanked them for their important contributions… Read more »