Library News http://library.uncw.edu/news/new_books_videos_and_cds_4 Randall Library News & Events en Moonlight Munchies http://library.uncw.edu/news/moonlight_munchies_2 <p><img alt="" src="/uploads/images/Randall%20Library/The%2520spread_resized.jpg" style="width: 425px; height: 239px; margin: 5px 10px; float: left;" /></p> <p>Randall Library with support from Academic Affairs, Business Affairs/Auxiliary Services, and Student Affairs, presents <strong>Moonlight Munchies </strong>...</p> <p><strong>... </strong>a late-night study break for students during final exams.</p> <p>We&#39;ll provide bagels, muffins, and fruit and PCJ coffee.</p> <p><strong>Tuesday, May 6, 2014. Starting at 9 p.m. Randall Library, First Floor</strong></p> <p>First come first serve ...</p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-event"><legend>Event/Exhibit Information</legend><div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">May 6, 2014 - <span class="date-display-start">9:00pm</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">11:00pm</span></span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-location"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Location:&nbsp;</div> First Floor </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> http://library.uncw.edu/news/moonlight_munchies_2#comments Events Front page news General news Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:10:24 +0000 rhodesc 9559 at http://library.uncw.edu Wentworth Scholars Showcase - Meet the Scholars http://library.uncw.edu/news/wentworth_scholars_student_presentation <p><span style="color:#0000ff;"><span style="font-size:20px;"><strong><img alt="" src="/uploads/images/Randall%20Library/Wentworth2014-Deming.jpg" style="width: 300px; height: 300px; margin: 5px 7px; float: left;" />Wentworth Scholar Showcase</strong></span></span></p> <p><strong>Meet the Scholars in person Wednesday, April 16, 2-4 pm</strong></p> <p>The Wentworth Fellowship, a gift of Mr. Charles F. Green III, was established in 2001 to enable a select number of students to travel to sites, in America or abroad, associated with literary authors and texts. This year&#39;s recipients traveled to places as far as Japan and Argentina.</p> <p>Please also stop by the Randall Library information table <strong>at 3 pm</strong> to learn about how Randall Library can provide support and assistance to you when you embark on a research project.</p> <p><strong>Meet the Scholars in our digital gallery</strong></p> <p>Gallery includes bios of the scholars, student written profiles of the scholars, and various photographs from recent trips. <a href="http://library.uncw.edu/gallery/2014_wentworth_scholar_digital_gallery">The Wentworth Scholar Digital Gallery can be viewed here</a>.</p> <p>Special thanks to English Faculty member, and Wentworth Fellowship committee chair, Michelle Britt, and Kimi&nbsp;Faxon Hemingway and her journalism students.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contact"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Contact:&nbsp;</div> <a href="/staff/christopher_rhodes">Christopher Rhodes</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-event"><legend>Event/Exhibit Information</legend><div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">April 16, 2014 - <span class="date-display-start">2:00pm</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">4:00pm</span></span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-location"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Location:&nbsp;</div> Randall Library First Floor </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> http://library.uncw.edu/news/wentworth_scholars_student_presentation#comments Events Front page news General news Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:35:03 +0000 rhodesc 9455 at http://library.uncw.edu Flash Fiction 2014 - The Event http://library.uncw.edu/news/flash_fiction_2014_event <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong><img alt="" src="/uploads/images/Randall%20Library/ffcover.png" style="width: 294px; height: 434px; margin: 2px 7px; float: left; border-width: 2px; border-style: solid;" /></strong></p> <p><strong>An event to celebrate our annual flash fiction contest and The Power of Ideas!</strong></p> <p>Please join us at&nbsp;<strong>6 pm on Wed. April 23</strong>, at the Flash Fiction Reading/Book Party/Reception. The celebration will feature guest speakers, great food, a give away, and readings from the top winners:</p> <p>First place - Christine Hennessey&#39;s <em>Makeshift Ships, </em>Second place - Rachel Richardson&#39;s <em>The Good Life, </em>Third place - Bethany Tap&#39;s <em>Puppy Love</em></p> <p>Please also check out the <a href="http://library.uncw.edu/news/flash_fiction_2014_exhibit">exhibit</a>, on display in the Sherman Hayes Gallery through the end of the semester, which highlights the winning stories from this year&#39;s contest as well as all of the illustrations that will be included in the anthology designed and published by the UNCW Publishing Laboratory.&nbsp;</p> <p>Why the Power of Ideas? click <a href="http://library.uncw.edu/news/flash_fiction_contest_2014">here</a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contact"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Contact:&nbsp;</div> <a href="/staff/christopher_rhodes">Christopher Rhodes</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-event"><legend>Event/Exhibit Information</legend><div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">April 23, 2014 - <span class="date-display-start">6:00pm</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">8:00pm</span></span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-location"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Location:&nbsp;</div> Sherman Hayes Gallery </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> http://library.uncw.edu/news/flash_fiction_2014_event#comments Events Front page news General news Wed, 09 Apr 2014 14:56:43 +0000 rhodesc 9551 at http://library.uncw.edu LC3 Collection Move - Music CDs http://library.uncw.edu/news/lc3_collection_move_music_cds <p><img alt="" src="/uploads/images/Randall%20Library/vhs1..png" style="width: 392px; height: 186px; margin: 5px 10px; float: left; border-width: 3px; border-style: solid;" />In preparation for <a href="http://library.uncw.edu/news/learning_commons_expansion_changes_randall_librarys_first_floor_0">Learning Common 3</a>, our music CD collection is being relocated to the second floor. The move started today, Monday, March 31, and will continue throughout the week.</p> <p>Please reference the map(s) to the left and if you need further assistance, please visit the Learning Commons Help Desk.</p> <p>Remember, this move is IN PROCESS.&nbsp;</p> <p>Thank you for your patience.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><img alt="" src="/uploads/images/Randall%20Library/vhs2.png" style="width: 395px; height: 189px; margin: 5px 10px; float: left; border-width: 3px; border-style: solid;" /></p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contact"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Contact:&nbsp;</div> <a href="/staff/christopher_rhodes">Christopher Rhodes</a> </div> </div> </div> http://library.uncw.edu/news/lc3_collection_move_music_cds#comments Front page news General news Mon, 31 Mar 2014 19:49:21 +0000 rhodesc 9542 at http://library.uncw.edu Learning Commons Expansion - UPDATE http://library.uncw.edu/news/learning_commons_expansion_update <h6> <img alt="" src="/uploads/images/Randall%20Library/LC3-Spotlight.jpg" style="width: 460px; height: 240px; margin: 10px 5px; float: left;" /></h6> <h6> Progress Report</h6> <p>Collections formerly located in the&nbsp;LC3&nbsp;area have been relocated to other parts of the building.</p> <ul> <li style="margin-left:460px;"> Featured New Books and Audio Books remain on the first floor.</li> <li style="margin-left:460px;"> VHS and Oversized A/V have been relocated to the second.</li> <li style="margin-left:460px;"> The Music/CD collections will be moved soon.</li> </ul> <p>Please check with the Learning Commons Helpdesk for exact locations.</p> <p>Beginning Saturday, March 29, furniture on the first floor will begin to be rearranged in anticipation of the following:</p> <p><strong>Thursday, April 3 through Thursday, April 10: </strong>The Annual Undergraduate Research and Creativity Showcase - over 100 posters will be on display on Randall Library&#39;s first floor.</p> <p><strong>Thursday, April 3: </strong>A group of UNCW&nbsp;faculty and students will gather on the first floor of Randall Library in the evening for a reception. The row of tables in the center of the LC3&nbsp;area, the tables connected by power poles, will be unavailable during this event.</p> <p><strong>Tuesday, April 8:</strong> A reception celebrating the Annual Undergraduate Research and Creativity Showcase will be held in the LC3 area in the late afternoon.&nbsp;The row of tables in the center of the&nbsp;LC3&nbsp;area, the tables connected by power poles, will be unavailable during this event.</p> <p><strong>Beginning Saturday, April 12</strong>: the LC3 area will remain untouched until the end of the semester, through final examinations. The area will be available for study ONLY. No work or disruption will be made in the area until after examinations.</p> <p>After final exams, new workstations and chairs will be delivered to the LC3 area and finishing touches to wifi and electrical work will be performed. This may cause minor disruptions to library users.</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contact"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Contact:&nbsp;</div> <a href="/staff/christopher_rhodes">Christopher Rhodes</a> </div> </div> </div> http://library.uncw.edu/news/learning_commons_expansion_update#comments Front page news General news Fri, 28 Mar 2014 13:41:40 +0000 rhodesc 9540 at http://library.uncw.edu HDMI Cables Added to All Group Study Rooms http://library.uncw.edu/news/hdmi_cables_added_all_group_study_rooms <p><img alt="" src="/uploads/images/Randall%20Library/GSRnew.JPG" style="width: 200px; height: 268px; margin: 4px 10px; float: left;" />You asked for it ....</p> <p>HDMI cables have been installed in all our Group Study Rooms on the second floor.</p> <p>Final exams are approaching fast, learn how to reserve a group study room <a href="http://library.uncw.edu/room_reservations">here.</a></p> http://library.uncw.edu/news/hdmi_cables_added_all_group_study_rooms#comments Front page news General news Thu, 27 Mar 2014 15:09:02 +0000 rhodesc 9539 at http://library.uncw.edu New eResource! Credo Reference http://library.uncw.edu/news/new_eresource_credo_reference <p>Randall Library recently added access to Credo Reference which is an online full-text library that covers all major subjects. It includes general reference resources such as dictionaries, bilingual dictionaries, thesauri, encyclopedias, and atlases, plus a wide range of subject-specific titles covering everything from art to zoology. It offers easy keyword searching across the database of resources so you don&rsquo;t need to know the title of a specific reference book to get started. Search in hundreds of encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, quotations, and subject-specific titles, as well as 200,000+ images and audio files, and nearly 200 videos.</p> <p>You can access <a href="http://0-search.credoreference.com.libcat.uncw.edu/">Credo Reference</a> via our eResources A-Z list under &quot;<a href="http://library.uncw.edu/eresources/C">C</a>&quot; or by Type under &quot;<a href="http://library.uncw.edu/eresource_type/General-Reference">General Reference</a>.&quot;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="media_embed" height="315px" width="560px"> <iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315px" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/n8uBi7nOizk?list=PLA7A42B4808BDA044" width="560px"></iframe></div> <p>&nbsp;</p> http://library.uncw.edu/news/new_eresource_credo_reference#comments eResources Front page news Tue, 25 Mar 2014 21:48:11 +0000 wiegandl 9529 at http://library.uncw.edu LC3 Collection Move - VHS Collection http://library.uncw.edu/news/lc3_collection_move_vhs_collection <p><img alt="" src="/uploads/images/Randall%20Library/vhs1..png" style="width: 392px; height: 186px; margin: 5px 10px; float: left; border-width: 3px; border-style: solid;" />In preparation for <a href="http://library.uncw.edu/news/learning_commons_expansion_changes_randall_librarys_first_floor_0">Learning Common 3</a>, our VHS collection is being relocated to the second floor. The move started today, Friday March 21, and will continue early next week.</p> <p>Please reference the map(s) to the left and if you need further assistance, please visit the Learning Commons Help Desk.</p> <p>Remember, this move is IN PROCESS.&nbsp;</p> <p>Thank you for your patience.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><img alt="" src="/uploads/images/Randall%20Library/vhs2.png" style="width: 395px; height: 189px; margin: 5px 10px; float: left; border-width: 3px; border-style: solid;" /></p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contact"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Contact:&nbsp;</div> <a href="/staff/christopher_rhodes">Christopher Rhodes</a> </div> </div> </div> http://library.uncw.edu/news/lc3_collection_move_vhs_collection#comments Front page news General news Fri, 21 Mar 2014 19:15:23 +0000 rhodesc 9532 at http://library.uncw.edu LC3 Collection Move - Audio Books http://library.uncw.edu/news/lc3_collection_move_audio_books <p><img alt="" src="/uploads/images/Randall%20Library/audio.png" style="width: 281px; height: 435px; margin: 5px 10px; float: left;" />In preparation for <a href="http://library.uncw.edu/news/learning_commons_expansion_changes_randall_librarys_first_floor_0">Learning Common 3</a>, our Audio Book collection has been relocated.</p> <p>The collection didn&#39;t move far!</p> <p>Please reference the map to the left and if you need further assistance, please visit the Learning Commons Help Desk.</p> <p>Thank you for your patience.</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contact"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Contact:&nbsp;</div> <a href="/staff/christopher_rhodes">Christopher Rhodes</a> </div> </div> </div> http://library.uncw.edu/news/lc3_collection_move_audio_books#comments Front page news General news Fri, 21 Mar 2014 18:57:45 +0000 rhodesc 9531 at http://library.uncw.edu LC3 Collection Move - DVDs http://library.uncw.edu/news/lc3_collection_move_dvds <p><img alt="" src="/uploads/images/Randall%20Library/dvd.png" style="width: 358px; height: 437px; margin: 5px 10px; float: left;" />In preparation for <a href="http://library.uncw.edu/news/learning_commons_expansion_changes_randall_librarys_first_floor_0">Learning Common 3</a>, our DVD collection will be relocated starting Wednesday morning March 19.</p> <p>The DVDs are not moving far!</p> <p>Please reference the map to the left and if you need further assistance, please visit the Learning Commons Help Desk.</p> <p>Thank you for your patience.</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contact"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Contact:&nbsp;</div> <a href="/staff/christopher_rhodes">Christopher Rhodes</a> </div> </div> </div> http://library.uncw.edu/news/lc3_collection_move_dvds#comments Front page news General news Wed, 19 Mar 2014 15:34:06 +0000 rhodesc 9528 at http://library.uncw.edu