Author Archives: Courtney Bailey

New head of NC Collection at Durham Co. Library

Lauren Menges recently took over as the new head of the North Carolina Collection with the Durham County Library in Durham. She will be leading a staff of four librarians in providing research assistance to the public as well as … Continue reading

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WWI at Joyner Library

Contributed by Dale Sauter Joyner Library at ECU has opened it exhibits about North Carolina’s involvement in World War One.  You can find more information about these exhibits along with directions on their website.  There is also a lecture upcoming … Continue reading

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2018 C. David Jackson Memorial Student Scholarship Award Winners

Contributed by Liz Adams The Education Committee is pleased to announce Allyson Frick , Hannah Hemphill , and Caitlin Rivas as the recipients of the 2018 C. David Jackson Memorial SNCA Student Scholarships.  Their awards cover registration and expenses related … Continue reading

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New Hire at Forsyth Co. Public Library

Contributed by Karen Feeney On January 16th, the North Carolina Room at the Forsyth County Public Library’s Central Library welcomed Amy Ruhe as special collections librarian and archivist. She is primarily responsible for managing the archive collections, supervising interns, providing … Continue reading

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CLIR Grant for NCSU Libraries

Contributed by Brian Dietz The NCSU Libraries and the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) are honored to receive a major grant award from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR). The Libraries will partner … Continue reading

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2018 Paraprofessional Conference at ECU

Contributed by Sarah McLusky ECU is hosting a paraprofessional conference in May.  Full details along with the call for conference session proposals can be found at https://lib.ecu.edu/joyner/paraprofessional/2018.aspx.  The deadline for proposals is March 16th. 2018 Paraprofessional Conference: Navigating the Path … Continue reading

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New Assistant Director of Collections & Historical Collections at ECU Laupus Health Sciences Library

Marlena Barber has recently been appointed as Assistant Director of Collections & Historical Collections at Laupus Health Sciences Library at East Carolina University in Greenville, NC. Barber manages the Collection Services and History Collections departments of the Laupus Library and … Continue reading

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ECU exhibit on WWI Medical Professionals

Contributed by Layne Carpenter Laupus Library’s History Collections recently installed an exhibit to commemorate the service of health care workers during the First World War.  The exhibit, entitled North Carolina & The Great War:  Medical Professionals on the Western Front, … Continue reading

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UNC Greensboro University Libraries Launches Well Crafted NC Project

Contributed by Erin Lawrimore History of beer and brewing in Downtown Greensboro celebrated with April 14 project launch event The University Libraries at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro is proud to launch the new digital project Well Crafted … Continue reading

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Alumni Spotlight on Ron Stafford

Ron Stafford, a library digitization technician for Mauney Memorial Library in Kings Mountain, North Carolina, was recently featured in the Alumni Spotlight for the University of South Carolina College of Information and Communications.  Check out the nice interview at http://www.sc.edu/study/colleges_schools/cic/library_and_information_science/news/2018/alumni_spotlight_ron_stafford.php.

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