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.
Nubian Message Archives Now Digital
Check out a full digital archive of The Nubian Message, NC State's voice of the black student experience since 1992.
Alum Takes Fight for Transgender Rights to Political Conventions
A public service spot urging legal protections for transgender Americans features NC State alumna Alaina Kupec. The TV ad airs during the upcoming national political conventions.
Hunt Library Among Top 100 Designs
NC State’s Hunt Library, renowned for its blend of advanced technology and ultramodern design, is now considered one of the nation’s top architecture projects. See why it made the list of iconic buildings.
Makerspace Honored for Innovation
Makerspace at the D. H. Hill Library nabs an award from the Special Libraries Association in recognition of its innovative outreach efforts on campus.
NCSU Libraries Honored in White House Ceremony
NCSU Libraries Susan Nutter and Marsha Gordon accept the 2016 National Medal for Museum and Library Service from First Lady Michelle Obama in a White House ceremony.