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NCSU Libraries


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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 on-campus services after interviewing and touring with a librarian.

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NCSU Libraries

  1. 1. NC State University Libraries Sarah Harris
  2. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 7. D. H. Hill Library
  8. 8. D. H. Hill Library
  9. 9. User Services
  10. 10. NCSU Libraries “By the Numbers”
  11. 11. Learning Commons Digital Media Lab Reference Desk Computer Workstations Practice Presentation Room Technology Sandbox Circulation Desk & Reserves
  12. 12. Hunt Library
  13. 13. Automated Storage & Retrieval System Defense Visual Information Center John Burgess; Sonoma State University
  14. 14. Questions or Comments