Notes from the Dean of Library Services
Welcome to new and returning students, faculty, and staff as the library is publishing its first Pulp and Pixels of the fall semester. Library staff have been busy preparing the library for another exciting year at Kimbel Library.
Kimbel Library's privacy campaign
Privacy is Kimbel Library and TEAL Center's theme this year. While libraries have long been advocates of sharing information, we have also strongly promoted the protection of each library user's privacy.
User suggestions result in big changes in the library
Through focus groups, surveys, comment cards, and observations, the library was able to learn valuable information that has been used in planning and implementing improvements to Kimbel Library.
New media lab brings robust technology to the library
In the early fall, Kimbel Library began to transform the computer lab on the second floor into the high-powered International Media Room.
Library changes create study space, better access
In anticipation of the groundbreaking for the Bryan Information Commons in October and to better serve the needs of the CCU community, library staff and student assistants spent the summer shifting almost every section of the library.
Banned Books Week challenges students, faculty
Kimbel Library, in association with the English Honors Society (Sigma Tau Delta), celebrated Banned Books Week from September 25 to October 2nd. Banned Books Week was established to support freedom of expression and to raise awareness of the threats of censorship to intellectual freedom.
Introducing Kimbel Library instructional videos
Kimbel Library is proud to debut the first five videos from our new instructional video series.
Highlights on instructional technology: Using concept mapping in the classroom
Dr. Dylan Wittkower explains how he uses concept mapping to enhance student learning and the classroom experience.
Bidding farewell to Michael Lackey
After almost twenty years at Kimbel Library, Michael Lackey has announced his retirement as of January 2011.
Media production equipment now available for check-out
Kimbel Library has a new cache of cameras and media production equipment available for check-out. Want to conduct a live interview or create footage of your field work? Need to record your presentation? Try the new Sony Handycam or Flipcam MINO.
Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A transnational archive
Dr. Charles Joyner, Distinguished Professor Emeritus at Coastal Carolina University, and Dr. Orville Burton, formerly of Coastal Carolina University and the University of Illinois, collaborated as two of the editors of a new database containing primary documents relating to slavery and anti-slavery in the antebellum period.
Top ten privacy tips
Check out Kimbel Library's top ten tips for protecting your privacy.