Civil War in North Carolina

In honor of the sesquicentennial of the Civil War, Joyner Library is presenting two exhibits focusing on the war in, and its effects upon, the state of North Carolina. The first exhibit, “The Civil War in North Carolina, 1861-1865,” can be viewed in Joyner’s Special Collections department located on the fourth floor and will run from March 19th through August 10th. This exhibit explores multiple facets of this divisive and devastating war in North Carolina.

Major themes include Battles and Campaigns, The Lives of North Carolina Soldiers, The Home Front, The Slave Experience, Economy, and Politics.

Stephen Burt Lecture on Randall Jarrell

Event Information:
Tuesday, February 7, 2012.
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Exhibit Area,  Joyner Library-Second Floor

Author Information:

Stephen Burt is Professor of English at Harvard.  His books include  The Art of the Sonnet, with David Mikics (2010);  Close Calls with Nonsense: Randall Jarrell and His Age (2002).   More

Refworks Training Sessions

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Joyner Library is pleased to offer Refworks training sessions for faculty, staff, and students.  Refworks allows users to easily import citations from most of ECU’s online databases and automatically generates bibliographies in MLA, APA, Chicago, or hundreds of other citation styles.

Faculty and staff can register through OneStop – University Training.
Students should email Amy Gustavson.

The Value of Service Exhibit

Kacy Guill, Arthur Carlson, and student assistants in University Archives have mounted an exhibition devoted to ECU’s involvement in:

  • World War I
  • World War II
  • Veterans on Campus
  • Extension programs
  • Air Force ROTC
  • Army ROTC

The exhibition will be on display on the 4th floor of Joyner Library in Special Collections until February 28, 2012.