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Celebrate National Library Week at Your Place

Celebrate National Library Week (April 19-25) with Hunter Library remotely! Play our Bingo card and discover the treasures in our library’s digital collections. Let us know how you did by tagging us on Instagram or Twitter #HLBingo. Each block has a link to help you complete the task. Try filling… Read more »

Hunter Library Access Update

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Effective March 25, only Hunter Library faculty and staff (as well as Coulter Faculty Commons, Mountain Heritage Center and IT Commons staff) may enter the building. As we navigate this fluid situation, Hunter Library will continue to provide a range of services from our dedicated staff Monday-Friday from 8am to… Read more »

Meet our Intern and Guest Editor!

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Throughout her internship, Heather Warriner has put together a Banned Books display, tried out Virtual Reality, assisted with collection development and assessment of our chat reference program, and authored the articles for this newsletter! Despite her writing talents, Heather was not eager to write about herself, so we asked her… Read more »

Entry to Hunter Library After 10:00 p.m.

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Starting August 19, WCU students, faculty, and staff will need their CatCard campus ID cards to enter the library after 10:00 p.m. Visitors are welcome to enter the building any time before 10:00 p.m., but will be unable to gain re-entry after 10:00 p.m. Our current library hours are updated… Read more »

New Interlibrary Loan System

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Our new Interlibrary Loan platform is live! One great advantage to the new system is that you can now log into your account with your usual WCU credentials. Requesting and renewing articles and books should be a more seamless and accessible process. In your account, under Communication Preferences, you can… Read more »

New Online Magazine and Newspaper Archives

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The library now has access to online archives of the Atlantic (1857-2014), Life (1936-2000), The Charlotte Observer (1886-1984), and the Raleigh News and Observer (1910-current). These resources are an excellent snapshot of intellectual, cultural, popular, and political history in North Carolina and the nation. For current newspaper articles, visit our… Read more »

Faculty Study Rooms and Family-Friendly Spaces

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Two of the library’s faculty carrels are now available in 4-hour blocks.  Reserve one here. Semester-long study carrels are still available and may be requested at the Circulation Desk. A family-friendly study room is also available for students, faculty, and visitors accompanied by children. While we welcome babies throughout the… Read more »

Streaming Films

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Hunter Library provides access to many streaming films, including documentaries and feature films, to support your courses. Many documentary films are already available in the Library Catalog. If you would like to have access to a feature film via Swank Digital Campus, contact your library liaison.  We prioritize films that… Read more »