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I presented this to my academic libraries class during my MLS before the great Hunt Library opened in January, 2013. It accompanied a paper describing and evaluating the library website and......

I presented this to my academic libraries class during my MLS before the great Hunt Library opened in January, 2013. It accompanied a paper describing and evaluating the library website and on-campus services after interviewing and touring with a librarian.

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  • 1. NC State University Libraries Sarah Harris
  • 2. NCSU Libraries  Memberships: ◦ The NCSU Libraries is the host site for NCLIVE, a statewide electronic resources consortium that makes digital resources accessible to North Carolina residents. ◦ Founding member of the Southeastern Library Network (SOLINET), which is now a part of LYRASIS, the nation’s largest regional non-profit membership organization serving libraries. ◦ Also a member of the following organizations:  Association of Research Libraries (ARL)  Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL)  Center for Research Libraries (CRL)  Coalition for Networked Information (CNI)  Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR)  Digital Library Federation (DLF)  Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC)  Consortia: ◦ Triangle Research Libraries Network (TRLN)
  • 3. Philosophy  The Library’s Vision Statement: ◦ To Meet NC State’s Competitive Advantage. ◦ NCSU libraries are the gateway to knowledge for the NC State community and partners. ◦ NCSU libraries define the leading edge of information services and collections to support the university’s mission and to further knowledge in the world. ◦ NC State mission is dedication to teaching, the creation and application of knowledge, engagement with public and private partners. By uniting strengths in science and technology with a commitment to excellence in a range of disciplines, NC State promotes integrated approach to problem solving that transforms lives and provides leadership for social, economic, and technological development.
  • 4. Staff  About 220 Staff Members  No Tenure Track ◦ NCCU Libraries use Contracts for Staffing  Departments: ◦ Access & Delivery Services ◦ Administration ◦ Collection Management ◦ Content Acquisitions & Licensing ◦ Digital Libraries Initiative ◦ Information Technology ◦ Metadata & Cataloging ◦ Research & Information Services ◦ Special Collections Research Center ◦ User Experience
  • 5. D. H. Hill Library  Josh Boyer  Head, User Experience User Experience (919) 513-3655    Ask Me About: ◦ Using the library effectively from off campus ◦ Special services for distance education students
  • 6. Resources  24/5 Open Hours at D.H. Hill library  Computer Labs  Extensive Web Services  Technology Lending Services  4.4 Million Volumes  62,000 Print & Electronic Serial Subscriptions (51,000 electronic)  Access to 400,000 eBooks  Archives
  • 7. D. H. Hill Library
  • 8. D. H. Hill Library
  • 9. User Services
  • 10. NCSU Libraries “By the Numbers”
  • 11. Learning Commons Digital Media Lab Reference Desk Computer Workstations Practice Presentation Room Technology Sandbox Circulation Desk & Reserves
  • 12. Hunt Library
  • 13. Automated Storage & Retrieval System Defense Visual Information Center John Burgess; Sonoma State University
  • 14. Questions or Comments