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Registration Open for the Eastern NC Literary Homecoming

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A message from the Dean

Our user population seems to be made up equally of student groups working together on projects and single scholars poring through their notes or finishing up assigned reading.  Access to computer workstations is at a premium, and group study rooms … Continue reading

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Leo Jenkins and the Art of Giving

Written by Dr. John A. Tucker J. Y. Joyner Library is hosting an exhibit of select paintings by former East Carolina Chancellor Dr. Leo W. Jenkins through May 31, 2012. Entitled Dr. Leo Jenkins and the Art of Giving, the … Continue reading

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Join me on March 19th for the Panel Discussion on Journal Publishing & Faculty Authors

Why did Oxford mathematician Timothy Gowers call for a boycott of publishing giant Elsevier? How did his boycott not only garner more than 7,800 signers by early March, but also capture the attention of the Chronicle of Higher Education, the … Continue reading

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Journal Publishing and Faculty Authors

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Friends of Joyner Library to Host Margaret Maron April 19th

The Friends of Joyner Library at East Carolina University Cordially invite you and a guest to the Annual Spring Banquet On Thursday April 19, 2012 at 6:30 in the evening at the Greenville Country Club Guest speaker/mystery writer Margaret Maron … Continue reading

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Rhem/Schwarzmann Prize March 14, 2012

The Rhem-Schwarzmann Prize for Recognition of Student Research was established by Mrs. Ann Schwarzmann to honor William and Emily Rhem and Theodore and Ann Schwarzmann, the Rhem-Schwarzmann Prize annually recognizes outstanding research papers written by sophomores, juniors, and seniors at … Continue reading

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A Message from the Dean

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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Stuart Wright: A Life in Collecting

I continue to be so excited about the Stuart Wright Literary Collection. Today we had a sneak preview of an exhibit, Stuart Wright: A Life in Collecting, that will open officially August 1. The show, mounted in six cases scattered … Continue reading

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July 2011

July is two-thirds over—in just a little over a month, classes will begin again.  Summer is a slower time, or so our gate count would lead you believe.  Still there is so much going on.  We continue to buy books … Continue reading

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