Category Archives: Fall 2019 Issue: Student Edition

Patron Spotlight: Emalee Money

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For our first ever Patron Spotlight, we chose Emalee Money, WCU senior and English and Sociology major, who shares how the library has contributed to her college career. What is your favorite part of the library? The Curriculum Materials Center for sure! I love the atmosphere –– it’s like walking… Read more »

Virtual Reality at the Library

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Hunter Library’s Virtual Reality Room is an excellent resource for students, faculty, and staff. Located in HL 184, the VR Room has five stations available, including two Oculus Rifts, two HTC Vives, and one PlayStation 4 Pro VR set. There are also couches and large monitors for spectators in the… Read more »

The Editing Station Situation

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Budding Youtuber or SoundCloud artist? Maybe you want to start your own podcast. Whatever the project may be, the editing stations at the Scholar Studio have the perfect program, from audio mixing and recording, to video editing, or even design work. The editing stations are especially useful for students whose… Read more »

Hunter Library at Your Fingertips

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Imagine you’re at the library. You need to check out a book for class. Unfortunately, you forgot your CatCard. Do you: A) Go back to your dorm and grab it, making yourself late for your next class? B) Cry and hope the librarian takes pity on you? C) Whip out… Read more »

Keeping Kephart: Special Collection’s New Additions

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Upstairs in the Hunter Library, in the Special Collections department, there lies a massive collection of documents written by and to Horace Kephart. While Horace Kephart is unfamiliar to most students on campus, his name is likely known to past Boy Scouts as he famously wrote the definitive guide on… Read more »

Experience History with New Article Databases

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Hunter Library has several new article databases available for students and the public to peruse. These databases include national and local publications, specifically LIFE Magazine and The Atlantic Magazine, with issues ranging from 1857 to the 21st century. I presented the same keyword to each database to see what results… 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 »