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Show the World Your New Library and Win an iPad Mini

NCSU Libraries News - Wed, 2013-01-02 07:45

You’ve been waiting patiently for the James B. Hunt Jr. Library to open, and today is the big day! Now we want everyone to see the library of the future . . . through your Instagram photos!

NCSU Libraries is happy to announce the My #HuntLibrary photo contest. Through My #HuntLibrary you can participate in the story of the Hunt Library’s opening . . . and one lucky photographer will win an iPad Mini!

Participating in My #HuntLibrary is easy:

  1. Take an awesome Hunt Library photo
  2. Upload it to Instagram
  3. Tag it #HuntLibrary

At go.ncsu.edu/myhunt you can also vote on your favorite #HuntLibrary photos, see popular images, browse staff picks, and more. One of the most popular #HuntLibrary shutterbugs will win an iPad Mini, and NCSU Libraries will preserve the best #HuntLibrary photos forever in the University’s official digital archives so they become a permanent part of NC State history.

A Different Point of View

Have fun, be creative! Show us a feature that you love or a view that takes your breath away. Here are some ideas to get you going:

  • Use Virtual Browse & the bookBot for the first time
  • Lounge on the Skyline Terrace
  • Get Roman on the Monumental Stairs
  • Draw a giant picture in the Idea Alcove
  • Strike a pose in a cool chair
  • Get collaborative in a group study room
  • Immerse yourself in the Immersion Theater
  • Hang out in the Learning Commons

To browse #HuntLibrary photos, vote on your favorites, and see complete contest rules and terms of use, head to My #HuntLibrary at http://go.ncsu.edu/myhunt!

New books received in November

Design Library News - Tue, 2012-12-04 12:51

HD9715.U52 E3727 2002  Eichler : modernism rebuilds the American dream

HD9940.A2 L56 2012 Opening Ceremony

N6494.V53 H48 2002  Hexstatic : rewind dvd

NA736.M38 2012 A Path for Kindred Spirits : the friendship of Clarence Stein and Benton MacKaye

NA737.H56 A4 2012  Steven Holl : volume 2 : 1999-2012

NA1120.P56 2012 Speaking Ruins : Piranesi, architects, and antiquity in eighteenth-century Rome

NA1483.K53 2012 Islamic Architecture in Iran : poststructural theory and the architectural history of Iranian mosques

NA2710.F58 2013 The Construction of Drawings and Movies : models for architectural design and analysis

NA2728.A467 2012  Digital Landscape Architecture Now

NA4100.B46 2013  Material Strategies in Digital Fabrication

NA4125.K67 2012  Concrete

NA6086.2.L34 M4713 2012 Lalibela : wonder of Ethiopia : the monolithic churches and their treasures

NC96.H974 2012  Hyperdrawing : beyond the lines of contemporary art

NC997.J64 2012  Problem Solved : how to recognize the nineteen recurring problems faced in design, branding and communication and how to solve them

PS648.S5 M378 2012  McSweeney’s 36

SB469.S9 V6413 2012  Miniature and Panorama : Vogt Landscape Architects : projects 2000-2012

SB470.5.P695 2011  Contemporary Landscape

TS171.4.B57 2012  The Color Revolution

TT750.D57 2010 The Encyclopedia of Needlework

Tomorrow! The Fall Special at the Design Library!

Design Library News - Tue, 2012-10-23 13:54

The Special Collections Research Center will continue its tradition of a show-and-tell event at the Design Library with the “Fall Special,” on Wednesday, Oct. 24th. This is an exciting chance to see a sampling of the rare books and other materials that Special Collections has to offer without leaving the comfort of the College of Design! Subject areas include Entomology, Art and Design, Architecture, and Graphic Design. The Special Collections Research Center’s digital resources, useful tools in your research projects, will also be highlighted. Stop by the Design Library between 10:00 am and 3:00 pm on October 24th and bring your curiosity!

New Business and Demographics Mapping Services

NRL News - Tue, 2012-10-23 13:23

NC State faculty, staff, and students are now able to benefit from a rich business and demographics dataset that is provided by ESRI. Components include Business Analyst Online, Business Analyst Desktop, and Community Analyst. These services are being made available at no cost for teaching and classroom use only.

More details and links for getting started