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Aug 17, 2010

Legacy on Display

How do you measure the progress of the past five decades? The College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences uses everything from a slide rule to an electric guitar. Warm up your electronic data terminal and take a look. 

Aug 4, 2010

Walk on Past

Ever wonder how Holladay Hall got its name? Take the WolfWalk and you'll learn it had nothing to do with a fun day at the beach. 

Jul 16, 2010

Nominations Open for Libraries Faculty Award

Take a few minutes this summer to nominate a colleague for the NCSU Libraries Faculty Award. The winner receives a $300 gift certificate and honorary lifetime membership in Friends of the Library. 

May 14, 2010

Libraries’ Special Collections Honored

The  Society of American Archivists awarded its 2010 C.F.W. Coker Award  to the NCSU Libraries’ Special Collections and Research Center for designing easy-to-use finding aids. 

Apr 14, 2010

I’ve got this friend… who basically drives me crazy

He's really nice though! If you want a nice, friendly, attractive guy, he's totally it. However, you should know that he will never hold down a "real" job. I'm just trying to let you know what you're getting in to. You see, multi-tasking is just not his thing. For some folks, that's okay. "No big deal!" they say  For me, it's just not going to cut it. 

Apr 8, 2010

Test Drive

NCSU Libraries has long been a technology incubator for the university, helping students with budgets based around Ramen Noodles to have free access to the latest computing platforms, ebooks and multimedia gear. This week, we put iPads in the hands of five students, who agreed to blog about the gadget as they head to class, do their work, and surf the Web. 

Feb 23, 2010

Let There Be Light

An alum is leading the effort to restore NC State's legendary Color Wall, a symphony of light that once dazzled Hillsborough Street. Beginning March 7, a group of paintings by creator (and former NC State design professor) Joe Cox will be available for purchase as part of an effort to raise money to bring the Wall back to its vibrant, color-changing glory. 

Jan 14, 2010

Employees Organize Food Drives

The staff at the NCSU Libraries helped make it possible for the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina to deliver more than 14,000 meals to people in need in the state. 

Oct 15, 2009

Light My Color Wall

Karl Larson is spearheading a drive to restore the legendary color wall at NC State. 

Jul 1, 2009

Libraries Receive Grant

The Special Collections Research Center at NC State libraries received a grant from the National Film Preservation Foundation to restore and share home movies created in the early 20th century. 

May 18, 2009

Hunt Library Designer Wins Prize


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Apr 9, 2009

Look Out, It’s a Flash Mob

A group of volunteers from the NCSU Libraries descended on the oldest house in Raleigh, and, in a decidedly nontraditional manner, "flash mobbed" the 232 books that the museum has collected but has never been able to make widely available. 

Mar 26, 2009

Duckett Named a ‘Mover and Shaker’

Kim Duckett, principal librarian for Digital Technologies and Learning at NCSU Libraries, has been named by Library Journal as a 2009 “Mover and Shaker.” 

Mar 5, 2009

Adams Top Paraprofessional

Tina Adams, a library technician in the circulation department at D. H. Hill Library, has been honored by Library Journal, the preeminent publication for professional librarians, as the best in her profession.