Category Archives: Fall 2015 Issue

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 »

Have You Seen Green Dots Lately?

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The library’s leisure reading collection on the main floor, primarily devoted to graphic novels, horror, romance, science fiction, thriller/mystery, and non-fiction, also has books labeled with green dots. Have you wondered why? These selections were ordered to support the university’s courses and research, but they often have broad appeal beyond… Read more »

Data Management Plan Help Available for Grant-Writers

Many funding agencies are asking grant applicants to submit a data management plan, known as a DMP, describing the types of data they will collect and how they plan to maintain and share it. DMPs protect the researcher and research subjects by making sure the project complies with ethical and… Read more »