Thursday, June 29, 2006

New Database: American Periodical Series Online

American Periodical Series Online
American Periodical Series Online (APS Online) includes digitized images of the pages of American magazines and journals published from colonial days to the dawn of the 20th century.

Tuesday, June 27, 2006

More Laptops!

As of the end of June, 24 more laptops are available for students to borrow in Hunter Library.

WCU students, faculty and staff may borrow a laptop computer to access the most commonly used software, the Internet and the Library's online resources from anywhere within the library building, using wireless technology. Laptops are available for checkout at the Circulation Desk. Stop by to find out more or read more online.

-- Brought to you by Hunter Library and IT Educational Technology

Monday, June 19, 2006

Hunter Library - a vital part of your WCU experience!

Do you want our digits? Hunter Library facts and figures include...

  • 9 miles of shelving consisting of 20,017 shelves.
  • 177 ranges filled with over 520,000 books and bound periodical volumes.
  • Over 15,000 pieces of new material annually.
  • An average of 1,000 visitors per day!
  • More than 31,000 items circulated every month!
  • Over 19,000 reference questions answered every year!

Do you need a little more than Chick-Fil-A to impress your date? Check out one of these films from the Curriculum Materials Center.

  • Casablanca - CMC VIDEO PVH.C37
  • The Princess Bride - CMC Video PVH.P75
  • Harold and Maude - CMC Video PVH.H375
  • The Way We Were - CMC Video DVD PVH.W385

Is your roommate gone for the weekend and you want to pass the quiet time with a good book? Try one of these titles from our Leisure Reading collection.

  • Chronicles/Bob Dylan - N Dyl Chr 2004 v.1
  • The Wisdom of Big Bird (and the Dark Genius of Oscar the Grouch) - N Spi Wis 2003
  • The Selling of 9/11: How a National Tragedy Became a Commodity - HV6432.7 .S43 2005
  • War Law: Understanding International Law and Armed Conflicts - KZ6385 .B94 2006

Are you low on meal points?

  • 101 Things To Do With Ramen Noodles - N Pat Thi 2005

Are you preparing to take the GRE, LSAT, GMAT, or MCAT? You can practice for FREE through NC LIVE!!!

  • To utilize the practice tests, visit Hunter Library’s web page (, then scroll down the menu bar with the heading “Search Databases.” Click on “All Databases” then click on “L.” The Learning Express Library Database will be near the top of your screen. Happy Testing!