Welcome to the NC State University Libraries

Orientation 101

Get introduced to the various resources and services available at the NC State University Libraries! Learn about the different ways the Libraries can help you during your time here.

Top Ten Things to Do at the Libraries

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Ask Us a question, any question, any time, anywhere. Or request a one-on-one virtual consultation with an expert!

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Find your textbooks and access them for free through the Libraries!

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Borrow more than books! Check out a laptop, DSLR camera, and more from our tech lending collection.

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Visit the new Academic Success Center in the Hill Library for writing help and academic assistance.

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Find your focus—reserve a study room. Explore our study spaces.

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If this is your first year at NC State, you have a personal librarian! They are your "go-to" person for all things library-related.

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Get inspired — hear from authors, musicians, artists, and change-makers through our NC State University Libraries event series, livestreamed and recorded.

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Get nearly anything printed for you on one of the 3D printers in the Makerspace!

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Visit the Data Experience Lab and Dataspace for high-powered computing resources. You can also set up virtual consultations with data and visualization experts.

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Learn something new — beat-making, zines, data visualization, virtual creation—in one of our workshops.

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