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A print copy of FOCUS magazine is one of many benefits of becoming a member of the Friends of the Library, a group of community members, faculty, students, alumni, and corporate partners who support the NCSU Libraries. 

You can view FOCUS online or download PDFs of earlier issues here. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0 to view the .pdf files.

Earlier volumes appear in reverse chronological order.

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Winter 2013-2014

The Spirit of Collaboration
Vol. 30, No.3, Winter 2013-2014

The James B. Hunt Jr. Library has become a source of inspiration toward cross-disciplinary collaboration for researchers, students, and faculty. And the results have been nothing short of awesome.


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Summer 2013

The Hunt Library Opens
Vol. 30, No.2, Summer 2013

The James B. Hunt Jr. Library opened its doors to acclaim ranging from "the academic library with the widest array of technologies in the country" to "the most awesome library in the world."


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Fall 2012

Everything You Can Imagine — The Hunt Library Takes Shape
Vol. 30, No.1, Fall 2012

The Hunt Library has been conceived as nothing less than the best learning and collaborative space in the country. As construction nears completion, the space and technology in this signature building begin to take shape...


Spring 2009

Transforming Kannapolis
Vol.29, No. 2, 2009


Fall 2008

More Great Spaces
Vol. 29.1, Fall 2008


Volume 28

Vol. 28.3, spring 2008

Vol. 28.2, winter 2007

Vol. 28.1, fall 2007

Volume 27

Vol. 27.3, spring 2007

Vol. 27.2, winter 2007

Vol. 27.1, fall 2006

Volume 26

Vol. 26.3, spring 2006

Vol. 26.2, winter 2006

Vol. 26.1, fall 2005

Volume 25

Vol. 25.3, spring 2005

Vol. 25.2, winter 2005

Vol. 25.1, fall 2004

Volume 24

Vol. 24.3, spring 2004

Vol. 24.2, winter 2004

Vol. 24.1, fall 2003

Volume 23

Vol. 23.3, spring 2003

Vol. 23.2, winter 2003

Volume 23.1, fall 2002

Volume 22

Volume 22.3, spring 2002

Volume 22.2, winter 2002

Volume 22.1, fall 2001

Volume 21

Volume 21.3, spring 2001

Volume 21.2, winter 2001

Volume 21.1, fall 2000