Author Archives: Hunter Library

2017-2018 Outstanding Student Workers

Kristen Cook of Kinston, N.C., and Lorraine “Rainey” Kelly of Deep Run, N.C., were named Hunter Library’s outstanding student workers for the 2017-2018 academic year. Cody Pearsall of Greensboro, N.C., was nominated by his supervisors for WCU’s Student Worker of the Year award, a university-wide competition.  The award winner has… Read more »

New Friends of Hunter Library- Spring 2018

Hunter Library would like to thank the following individuals for their support: Patron Level Contributors Carol Burton Ann H. Mack Associate Level Contributors Christopher Bogardus Hannah Ledford Scott Taylor Member Level Contributors Cheryl Blanton Michael J. Collings Julie Davis Lee Knight Michael Mcintosh Thomas M. Nowak Hannah Smith Find out… Read more »

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-hour weekday schedule starting at noon Sunday, December 3. The library will be open continuously from then until 10 p.m. Friday, December 8. Library hours for Saturday, December 9,… Read more »

Hunter Provides Streaming Video Services

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Hunter Library has acquired several film licenses through Kanopy and Swank, two streaming video services, to support multimedia instruction at WCU.  Film streaming services allow teaching faculty to easily incorporate movies, documentaries, and educational videos into Blackboard. Instructors interested in accessing or purchasing a streaming video for their course should… Read more »

Student Poster Workshop is October 12

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Student Poster Workshop

  Hunter Library is hosting a poster presentation workshop for students on Thursday, October 12, 3:30-4:45 p.m. in HL 186.  Attendees will receive tips for creating effective conference posters, including layout suggestions and techniques for avoiding information overload.  Presenters will also provide public speaking advice and allow participants to practice their speaking skills…. Read more »

Open Access Week is October 23-29

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Hunter Library is celebrating International Open Access Week during the week of October 23.  To kick off the celebration, Outreach & Scholarly Communication Librarian Scottie Kapel will host a lunch and learn workshop about Creative Commons images on Monday, October 23, 12:15-12:45 p.m. in HL 186.  On Wednesday, October 25,… Read more »

Library Celebrates a Regional Classic

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More than 40 people attended Hunter Library’s free program, “The Legacy of a Mountain Man: True Adventures in the Smokies,” on September 28 to celebrate Special Collections’ reissue of Samuel Hunnicutt’s rare, regional classic, Twenty Years of Hunting and Fishing in the Great Smoky Mountains, first published in 1926.   The… Read more »

Library Hires Outreach & Scholarly Communication Librarian

Scottie Kapel was recently hired as Hunter Library’s first Outreach & Scholarly Communication Librarian.  In this position, she will educate the campus community on copyright guidelines for material use in instruction or scholarship as well as advocate copyright protection for content creators.  Kapel will advise faculty and students in the… Read more »