Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Long Night Against Procrastination (LNAP), Tuesday, March 3, 8pm-2am

Long Night Against Procrastination, Tuesday, March 3

What is the LNAP? The Long Night Against Procrastination (LNAP) is a special event to help students accomplish some of their academic goals before they leave for spring break. WALC writing tutors and Hunter Library’s reference librarians will be available well beyond their normal business hours! Students can use the quiet study space to prepare for a midterm or work on a research project in a collaborative or individual setting. The event will also feature a workshop on time management from Academic Success Consultants, a visit from two therapy dogs, and a couple mini-Zumba classes provided by the Campus Recreation center. Snacks will be provided throughout the evening.

What time does it start? 8:00 p.m., but you can register anytime.

What time does it end? The library closes at 2:00 a.m., so we will finish by then. There will be a “survivor’s breakfast” at 1:30 a.m.

What do I need to bring? Bring a project you are working on, whether it be a research paper or notes to study for an exam. Wear comfy clothes and bring your laptop, if you wish. We will have some computers available.

Do I have to stay the whole time? No. This is an event to help you accomplish your goals--you may leave anytime you are ready.

Will there be food? Yes! Free snacks are available while supplies last!

Do I have to register? Yes please! Sign in if you want to take advantage of writing assistance, snacks, or some of the other study break opportunities.

Why are you doing this? The week before spring break is one of the busiest times at Hunter Library--the building and the reference desk. We thought this would be a good time to bring in extra support.

LNAP is brought to you by Hunter Library and a WCU Intentional Learning Plan Grant.  If you have questions about the event, please contact Elizabeth Marcus, Undergraduate Experience Librarian, emarcus@wcu.edu

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

New Books & Films received in January 2015

Here's a sampling of some of the new books and films that have arrived at
Hunter Library in January 2015.

Please browse the full list.

a Sony Pictures Classics release;
Written and directed by Haifaa Al Mansour Culver City, California   

Cynthia H. Brock,
Engaging students in disciplinary literacy, K-6:
reading, writing, and teaching tools for the classroom
New York, NY: Teachers College Press, Columbia University, 2014
WCU CMC PRO LB1050.455 .B75 2014

Tom Digby,
Love and war: how militarism shapes sexuality and romance
New York : Columbia University Press, [2014]
WCU NEW BOOKS BF692 .D54 2014

Ruth Owen,
New York: Windmill Books, 2014
WCU CMC Children's QB631.4 .O93 2014

Julian Baggini,
The virtues of the table : how to eat and think
London: Granta, 2014
WCU General B105.F66 B34 2014

David Baldacci
The hit [sound recording]
New York: Hachette Audio, 2013
WCU Audio CD A BalD 001 Disc 1-6