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Hunter Library to pilot Saturday hours for Special Collections

Western Carolina University’s Hunter Library will pilot Saturday hours for its Special Collections unit beginning January 21.

Hunter Library offers ‘fake news’ guide

The issue of “fake news” has been in the real news a lot recently, and WCU’s Hunter Library has an online research guide to help members of the university community distinguish between the two.

Hunter Library to publish new edition of rare regional classic

Thanks to funding from the University of North Carolina Press, Western Carolina University’s Hunter Library will reissue the rare regional classic “Twenty Years of Hunting and Fishing in the Great Smokies” by Samuel Hunnicutt, originally published in 1926.

Hunter Library departments undergo reorganization

Departments in WCU’s Hunter Library have undergone reorganization following the recent retirement of George Frizzell, who was head of Special Collections for 34 years.

Hunter Library marking Open Access Week with daily tasks for faculty

Western Carolina University’s Hunter Library is sponsoring daily tasks through Friday, Oct. 28, to help faculty boost their scholarly profile as part of the library’s celebration of Open Access Week.

Hunter Library to hold book sale

Western Carolina University’s Hunter Library will hold its annual book sale Thursday, Oct. 6, inside the main entrance of the library from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Special Collections receives Cherokee language version of ‘Charlotte’s Web’

Special Collections at Western Carolina University’s Hunter Library recently received a gift of a Cherokee language version of E.B. White’s classic children’s book “Charlotte’s Web.”

WCU, Cashiers Historical Society present symposium on Horace Kephart

The Cashiers Historical Society will partner with Western Carolina University to present the 11th annual Jan Wyatt Symposium, with the topic “Horace Kephart: The Man Behind the Myth” on Thursday, June 9, at the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center.

Hunter Library open 24/5 last two weeks of spring semester

Western Carolina University students who need a quiet place to study for final exams will find Hunter Library open on a 24-hour weekday schedule starting at noon Sunday, April 24.

Hunter Library books National Library Week events, April 10-16

“Eat this book” may sound like a biblical instruction, but it is also at the heart of one of the activities during Hunter Library’s annual celebration of National Library Week, April 10-16.

Hunter Library to sponsor two workshops

A pair of workshops presented by WCU’s Hunter Library will examine how to digitize information and how to use geographic information systems.

Hunter Library sponsors UNC-CH professor’s talk on libraries and museums

David Carr, an author and professor emeritus at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will give a public talk on libraries and museums and the role they play in people’s lives at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, at the Jackson County Public Library in Sylva.

Cherokee crafts documentation project wins funding

The Cherokee Preservation Foundation awarded $50,000 to Anna Fariello, associate professor with Hunter Library, to continue the library’s Cherokee crafts documentation project.

WORKING TITLES
Library group mixes business with pleasure
to develop leisure reading collection

The six members of Hunter Library’s Leisure Reading Group wear two hats: one for their jobs in cataloging, reference and collection development and resource management; another for their behind-the-scenes work choosing the horror, suspense/thrillers, contemporary fiction, nonfiction, sci-fi, romance and graphic novels for the library’s small but treasured collection of pleasure reads.

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