30th Anniversary of Library Fire

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Soot from library fire

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Hunter Library fire that started Sunday morning, February 26, 1989. The fire originated in the Media Center, which housed the library’s audiovisual equipment as well as the film, video, and compact disc collections. This area is now the HL 186 library classroom… Read more »

Friends of Hunter Library- Spring 2019

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Hunter Library Photo

Hunter Library would like to thank the following individuals for their support: Benefactor Level Contributor Rachael Walker Patron Level Contributors Ann H. Mack Adam & Regina Tebrugge Associate Level Contributors Christopher Bogardus Jon Marvel Kenneth Wise Member Level Contributors Mary Jo Cobb Judy Henderson Larry Hinton Karen Johnson Lee Knight… Read more »

CareZone Workshop on February 25

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CareZone Workshop

WCU students, faculty, and staff have the chance to attend a third CareZone workshop on February 25. CareZone begin in spring 2018 and is a two-hour program that provides instruction in understanding mental illness in day-to-day life. Participants will have an opportunity to develop a basic understanding of the disorders… Read more »

What is the Green Book?

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Cover of the 1960 Green Book, from the NY Public Library

The film Green Book won 3 Golden Globe awards this week. The movie title refers to an essential guide for African-American travelers, who often encountered segregation and discrimination throughout their journeys. The guide was created by a postal worker named Victor H. Green (the covers of the books were also… Read more »

Grand Opening for Scholar Studio on October 24

Scholar Studio

WCU students, faculty, and staff are invited to tour Hunter Library’s new Scholar Studio Wednesday, October 24, at 1:00 p.m. during the grand opening ceremony on the library main floor.  A welcome address and ribbon cutting will kick off the event and attendees will enjoy refreshments and view demonstrations of… Read more »

LNAP Returns October 23

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Isis the therapy dog will be coming back to LNAP on October 23!

Hunter Library’s 5th annual Long Night Against Procrastination (LNAP) event is returning Tuesday, October 23, from 8 p.m. to midnight. Librarians will be available past reference desk hours for research assistance.  The event will include free food and coffee, coloring and games for study breaks, and other fun activities for… Read more »

First Floor Renovations Encourage Collaboration

Hunter Library’s first floor has undergone several renovations this year.  The former microfilm viewing area was transformed into group study space with large tables, restaurant-style booths, updated lighting, and additional electrical outlets. The bound periodical collection is being condensed to make room for additional group study furnishings.  Current and bound periodical… Read more »

Library Launches OneSearch Discovery Tool

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OneSearch logo

Hunter Library recently introduced a brand new Summon Service discovery tool called OneSearch.  The tool allows users to search for articles, books, E-books, and media items simultaneously through the search box featured on the library’s homepage.  OneSearch also directs users to library information relevant to particular keyword queries, including specific… Read more »