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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!

Libraries’ support NIH-funded scholars in meeting NIH Public Access mandate

VetMed News - Wed, 2012-12-05 13:01

The librarians at the Veterinary Medicine Library, other NCSU subject librarians, and the Copyright and Digital Scholarship Center can help you achieve compliance with the mandate to make research related to your NIH funding available through PubMed Central. We can:

Visit the NCSU Copyright and Digital Scholarship Center website for more information on whether the NIH Public Access Policy applies to your research or information on author agreements with publishers about depositing manuscripts in PubMed Central.

Vet Med Library Holiday Hours (12/13 – 1/6)

VetMed News - Wed, 2012-12-05 08:36

The Veterinary Medicine Library has the following Holiday / Intersession Hours:

  • December 13 (Thursday) : 7am – 8pm
  • December 14 (Friday) : 8am – 5pm
  • December 15-16 (Saturday-Sunday) : 1pm – 5pm
  • December 17-21 (Monday – Friday) : 8am – 6pm (Last day to check out materials until January 2!!)
  • December 22 – January 1 (Saturday – Tuesday) : CLOSED- Happy Holidays!!
  • January 2-4 (Wednesday – Friday) : 8am – 5pm
  • January 5 (Saturday) : 1pm – 5pm
  • January 6 (Sunday) : 1pm – 10pm – Regular Hours Resume

The D. H. Hill Library on main campus is closed on December 24-25 (Monday – Tuesday) for Christmas and January 1 (Tuesday) for New Year, but is open during the holiday as follows:

  • December 15-16 (Saturday-Sunday) : 10am – 6pm
  • December 17-21 (Monday –Friday) : 8am – 6pm
  • December 22-23 (Saturday – Sunday) : 10am – 6pm
  • December 26-28 (Wednesday-Friday) : 8am – 6pm   
  • December 29-30 (Saturday-Sunday) : 10am – 6pm  
  • December 31 (Monday) : 8am – 6pm
  • January 2-4 (Wednesday – Friday) : 8am -6pm
  • January 5-6 (Saturday- Sunday) : 10am – 6pm

See all NCSU Libraries hours.

Happy Holidays from the Vet Med Library Staff!

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

Reindog Parade Photos and Videos Live – Happy Howl-idays!

VetMed News - Mon, 2012-12-03 16:54

Thank you to all who came out to celebrate the season with your canine pals in the first ever NC State Reindog Parade this Saturday!

Photos of the event, including the photos with Santa of individual pets, are posted on the Veterinary Medicine Library’s Flickr photostream at http://www.flickr.com/photos/ncsuvetmedlibrary/tags/reindogparade/

A special thank you to our many volunteers from the Junior and Cadette Girl Scout Troop 1614 and the NCSU Pre-Veterinary Student Club who helped the event run smoothly!

Happy Holidays!

November 2012 Publications from CVM Authors

VetMed News - Mon, 2012-12-03 08:28

November 2012 Publications from CVM Authors

Take a look at the CVM author publications for November 2012 courtesy of the NCSU Scholarly Publications Repository.

CVM and other NCSU authors are specifically highlighted with their department affiliation and links to their other publications in the repository. To access the full text of any of these articles, click on “Find Text (NCSU Only)” link.

If you have questions or would like information about the repository or NCSU publications, please email libraryvetmed@ncsu.edu or call us at 919-513-6218.

Poultry Science Journal Backfile Now Available

VetMed News - Mon, 2012-11-26 17:09

The NCSU Libraries recently purchased the backfile for the journal Poultry Science; online access now extends back to October 1921. The backfile coverage also includes access to the following:

  • The earlier title, Journal of the American Association of Instructors and Investigators in Poultry Husbandry–available from December 1914 to July 1921
  • Proceedings of the International Association of Instructors and Investigators in Poultry Husbandry–available for the years 1908-1910
  • Although all three titles are listed separately in the NCSU Libraries’ journal list, all links point to the Poultry Science Web page.

    Reindog Parade & Holiday Celebration – Saturday, December 1 from 1 pm – 3 pm

    VetMed News - Sun, 2012-11-25 14:00

    Celebrate the season with your canine pals in the first ever NC State Reindog Parade!
    Judges will award prizes from Unleashed for winners of the festive finery and holiday-best behavior contests. Join us on the hearth, the lawn and brick paths, in front of the main administration building of the College of Veterinary Medicine at North Carolina State University.

    Help your dog enjoy the holidays safely. Veterinary students from the Student Chapters of the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior and the American Association of Veterinary Nutrition, along with the Student Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society will be present to provide tips on nutrition and toy suitability, as well as avoiding holiday health hazards.

    Remember the event with a courtesy digital snapshot of you and your dog(s) with Santa provided by the Friends of the Library.

    Event schedule (weather permitting)
    1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Santa Photos and Educational Displays
    1:30 pm – 2:00 pm Festive Finery Contest *
    2:00 pm – 2:30 pm Reindog Parade *
    2:30 pm – 3:00 pm Best Holiday Behavior Contest *

    * The festive finery contest is the only activity requiring some sort of costume. No costumes are required for the reindog parade, photos, or behavior contest.

    No pet should be hungry for the holidays! Admission to the event is a donation of pet food or a monetary (cash or check) contribution to the Safe Haven Pet Food Pantry who will be present at the event to receive donations.

    Advance registration requested–see online form. If you include your email in the registration, we will send a reminder a few days before the event.

    For directions, see http://www.cvm.ncsu.edu/directions/. Free parking during the Saturday event is available in all the locations labeled C or CC on the map.

    New Materials November 19

    VetMed News - Mon, 2012-11-19 07:53

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