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Dean’s Welcome

I have been thinking about the definition and role of the Academic Library, both in general and in particular for East Carolina. In the last decade, developments in printing and publishing technology and the rapid growth and availability of electronic … Continue reading

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ECU’s Joyner Library to Debut Southern Authors Collection

GREENVILLE (Sept. 2, 2011) – The J. Y. Joyner Library at East Carolina University will celebrate the debut of the Stuart Wright Collection on Sept. 7 with an opening event for the exhibit, “Stuart Wright: A Life in Collecting.” Former North … Continue reading

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ECU’s Joyner Library hosts 8th Literary Homecoming

GREENVILLE, N.C. (9/07/2011) — East Carolina University honors the region’s literary traditions Sept. 23 and 24 with the annual Eastern North Carolina Literary Homecoming, presented by Joyner Library and the “North Carolina Literary Review. The event will offerinteractive workshops and … Continue reading

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ECU’s Joyner Library opens exhibit on Native Carolinians circa 1585

J.Y. Joyner Library at East Carolina University opens Native Carolinians, 1585:  The Theodor de Bry Engravings of John White Watercolors on April 4, 2011. The Native Collections exhibit will feature 22 engravings created by Theodor de Bry that appeared in … Continue reading

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East Carolina University Viewing and Lecture – Landing at Iwo Jima: Preserving a Rare WWII Rubber Map from the Battleship North Carolina

On February 19, 2011, the 66th anniversary of the landing of the US invasion on Iwo Jima, historians and conservators from ECU will hold a public viewing of a rare rubber topographic map depicting Iwo Jima during WWII. The map … Continue reading

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ECU’s Joyner Library hosts inaugural program for the Michael F. Bassman Honors Thesis Award

J.Y. Joyner Library at East Carolina University will honor Daniel Landon Allen, the first winner of the Michael F. Bassman Honors Thesis Award, on Dec. 7. An Honors Student and EC Scholar, Landon Allen graduated summa cum laude with University … Continue reading

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Collection focusing on Southern authors added to Joyner Library

The J. Y. Joyner Library at East Carolina University has acquired the literary collection of Dr. Stuart Wright, a noted bibliographer and collector whose work focuses on Southern poets and novelists. The works had been on loan to the library … Continue reading

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ECU’s Joyner Library hosts 7th literary homecoming

East Carolina University celebrates the region’s literary traditions September 17 and 18. The Eastern North Carolina Literary Homecoming at Joyner Library will offer interactive workshops in addition to panel presentations. This year’s theme “Contrasting Cultural Expressions: Perceptions of Place and … Continue reading

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ECU’s Joyner Library recognizes winners of the W. Keats Sparrow Writing Award

The winners of the 2010 W. Keats Sparrow Writing Awards were recognized Tuesday in a ceremony at Joyner Library. The awards recognize excellence in research and writing by students in ECU’s English 1100 and 1200 composition classes. The Friends of … Continue reading

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JOYNER LIBRARY AWARDED $10,000 FROM the N.C. ARTS COUNCIL

Joyner Library at East Carolina University in Pitt County has been awarded $10,000 from the N.C. Arts Council for 7th Eastern North Carolina Literary Homecoming. The funds will be used to bring artists originally from the area back home to … Continue reading

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