Hunter Library Welcomes New Employees

Scottie Kapel is Hunter Library’s new Electronic Resources Coordinator. She comes to WCU from Episcopal School of Jacksonville in Jacksonville, Florida, where she was a school librarian. She received her bachelor’s degree in English at the University of North Florida and her master’s degree in library and information science at… Read more »

Honorary Books for Graduating Students

Each semester, Hunter Library honors its graduating student workers by adding a book of their choosing to the collection.   Six student workers are graduating in May and at the end of summer session. Their selections are displayed on the library’s main floor in the leisure reading collection.  Congratulations and thank you for your great… Read more »

Special Collections Pilots Saturday Hours

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Hunter Library will pilot Saturday hours for its Special Collections unit beginning January 21, 2017. The unit, which houses unique and rare materials including photographs, manuscripts, and other materials focused on the history and culture of Western North Carolina, will be open on Saturdays from noon to 7:00 PM through… Read more »

Annual “Blind Date With a Book” Coming in February

In celebration of Valentine’s Day, Hunter Library will host its “Blind Date with a Book” display for the fifth year.  The event debuted in 2013, when the library’s own Erica Barnett, a senior student worker at the time, suggested the project. “I got the idea for “Blind Date with a Book” from Pinterest and thought… Read more »

How to Spot Fake News–Before You Retweet It!

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The intent of a fake news site may be to entertain or amuse (e.g., The Onion) or may be designed to mislead, anger, or otherwise elicit emotion from a reader. Fake News is not new, but has been a popular topic of discussion because it is so tempting to post or retweet… Read more »