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An old book is removed from the BookBot's drawer.

May 15, 2020

Building Shakespeare’s Digital Legacy

NC State scholars will explore the power of digital archives in a groundbreaking partnership with the world's preeminent Shakespeare library. 

Hands on a laptop keyboard.

May 6, 2020

Gearing Up

While students were on spring break, NC State staff made a mad dash to purchase and prepare hundreds of laptops, webcams and other technology for faculty members suddenly faced with the prospect of teaching remotely. 

Katherine Stinson, the first female graduate of the College of Engineering, with students on campus (circa 1970s).

Dec 6, 2018

Who, Exactly, Are These People?

A video project on NC State "firsts" spotlights university pioneers like Katherine Stinson, George Matsumoto and Irwin Holmes. 

Feb 1, 2018

Makerspace Makes Mr. Wuf Ring-Worthy

For fun and for serious academic work, 3D printing at the NCSU Libraries' Makerspaces help solve real-world challenges. 

Nov 9, 2017

Libraries Offer New Writing, Editing Tool for Researchers

NCSU Libraries is running a yearlong trial of Overleaf, a program that helps scholars write, edit, format and share drafts of articles, posters, theses and lab reports. 

Nov 7, 2017

Learn to Tap Power of Bioinformatics Databases

NCSU Libraries offers two workshops to help students and faculty access the powerful databases and tools available through the National Center for Biotechnology Information. 

Aug 31, 2017

Faculty, Staff Invited to Nutter Retirement Event

Faculty, staff and colleagues are invited to the Oct. 11 retirement celebration for Vice Provost and Director of Libraries Susan Nutter as she concludes her 30 years of service to the NCSU Libraries. 

Jul 19, 2017

Libraries to Demo Motion Capture Smartsuit

Sign up for a webinar highlighting the Rokoko Smartsuit Pro, a high-tech outfit that transmits the wearer’s movements in real time. 

Jun 6, 2017

Vice Provost, Director of Libraries Susan Nutter to Retire

Susan Nutter, vice provost and director of the NCSU Libraries, has announced that she is stepping down this fall. Nutter arrived at NC State in 1987 with a vision of creating a world-class library on Centennial Campus. Her vision was realized with the opening of the James B. Hunt Jr. Library in January 2013. 

May 24, 2017

Cal Poly’s Beaton to Talk on Cyber Threats

Attend a free talk on the cybersecurity threats facing research communities at the I.T. Littleton Seminar. 

May 3, 2017

Libraries Receive Visualization Grant

NC State has been awarded a $414,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support the advancement of tools and techniques for developing and sharing large-scale visual content for research. 

Mar 30, 2017

Compete And Win Prizes By Capturing Wildlife (With Your Phone)

See who can capture the most photos of wildlife and plants across the Triangle as part of this year’s City Nature Challenge, which runs April 14-18. 

The exterior of the Hunt Library at NC State.

Mar 23, 2017

Function in Fine Form

At first glance, Hunt Library has no shortage of style. But a closer look at the building’s most eye-catching and celebrated features reveals meticulous planning and ongoing, forward-thinking development of the space. 

Feb 23, 2017

Bye-Bye, Textbooks?

Nearly seven in 10 college students say they have not purchased a textbook for financial reasons, even at the risk of academic performance. That's one of the reasons NCSU Libraries created the Alt Textbook Project, which provides mini-grants and support for faculty to adopt, adapt or create free and open alternatives to textbooks. 

Oct 27, 2016

Libraries Host Mini-Moogfest

Moogfest—the Asheville-born, now Durham-based music, art and technology festival named for the inventor of the Moog Synthesizer—will host an evening full of interactive workshops for NC State students, faculty and staff next Friday evening at the Hunt Library.