Category Archives: Fall 2016 Issue

New Textbook Reserve Services

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Has the cost of textbooks got you down? Let Hunter Library help! Many of the books used in classes, especially supplementary readings, are available for short-term checkout, both at Hunter Library and in Biltmore Park. All you need is your Cat Card. To find if your book is available, go… Read more »

Reserve a Study Room Online!

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Hunter Library offers a variety of study spaces of different sizes that may be reserved in one-hour time slots by individuals and groups of up to 10 people. Each type of room has its own restrictions for the maximum number of hours reservable per day and per week–as well as how… Read more »

Hunter Library to Hold Annual Book Sale, Early Bird Sale for Friends

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Hunter Library at Western Carolina University will hold its annual book sale Thursday, October 6th, inside the main entrance of the library from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. The sale will include books, CDs, DVDs, and other media and will cover a wide variety of subjects. Hard cover books will… Read more »

Library Welcome Booth

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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

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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

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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 »