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Feb 1, 2018  |  Campus Life

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  |  Faculty and Staff

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  |  Faculty and Staff

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  |  Events

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  |  Campus Life

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  |  Campus Life

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  |  Awards and Honors

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  |  The Abstract

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.

Mar 23, 2017  |  Campus Life

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  |  Campus Life

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  |  Events

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.

Oct 19, 2016  |  Events

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.

Oct 12, 2016  |  Events

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.

Sep 22, 2016  |  Campus Life

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.