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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Celebrate All Things NC State During Red and White Week
The annual Red and White Week leading up to next Saturday's Homecoming football game against Boston College at Carter-Finley will have a slew of activities, from Chancellor Randy Woodson's annual fall address next Friday afternoon to food and beer presentations to free Howling Cow ice cream on Stafford Commons for students.
The End of the World As We Know It?
Author Paul Ehrlich, professor of population studies and biological sciences at Stanford, will join NC State professor Rob Dunn to talk about the challenges created by explosive worldwide population growth. The free event is slated for Wednesday night at the Hunt Library auditorium.
Hunt Library Wins ‘New Landmark’ Award
NC State’s Hunt Library is recognized for shaping the future of academic libraries. Find out which trendsetting spaces and services earned high marks.