On Display

in North Carolina Collection

Exhibit on Display
Native Carolinians, 1585: The Theodor de Bry Engravings of John White Watercolors from the Collection of Michael N. Joyner

Includes 27 engravings of Native Americans, based on original watercolors by John White ca. 1585, that illustrated the 1590 edition of Thomas Harriot’s A Briefe and True Report of the New Found Land of Virginia.

April 4 – May 15, 2011
North Carolina Collection
Joyner Library, Third Floor

Call for Papers

Keats Sparrow Award




Please consider submitting research papers written in ENGL 1100 or 1200 for consideration in the 2011 W. Keats Sparrow Writing Award.  


Award amounts are:


*       First place – $200


*       Second place – $150


*       Third Place – $100


*       Papers may be submitted by an instructor (with the student's permission) or a student.


Guidelines & Application Form:


Entries Due: Friday, May 6, 2011 at 5 pm



Rhem/Schwarzmann Prize

Please Join us for the 2010 Rhem/Schwarzmann Prize Ceremony for Recognition of Student Research.

Congratulations to this year's winners:
1st  William Averett Brown, Jr.
2nd William O'Neal
3rd Baylus Cade Brooke

March 22, 2011@ 4.00- 5:00 PM
in Conference Room 2409

Western Impact on China

"Western Impact & Involvement in China: from the Vaults of Special Collections, 1905-1975": See letters, memoirs, diary entries, photographs and printed material from the East Carolina Manuscript Collection and the Hoover Collection on International Communism on display through August 2011 on the 4th floor. Special Collections.

New from Joyner Library: iPads


Thinking about purchasing an iPad, but not sure if you’ll like it?
Borrow one from Joyner Library! iPads are now available for checkout by ECU faculty, staff, and students. These iPads allow web browsing, email access, and viewers for photos and video.

During the pilot program which begins January 24th, the lending period for these devices will be for three days.

Interested ECU affiliated users can inquire about the iPad project at the Circulation desk. Preinstalled Apps include:

E-Books Readers: News and Magazines:


Google Books NPR Pandora
Nook NYTimes Google Earth
Kindle CNN inClass


Fox News Virtuoso
Stanza TV Guide Hulu Plus
  USA Today  

For more information:

contact the Circulation Desk at 252.328.6518

Date: Starts January 24th

Location: Joyner Library, 1st Floor