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Aug 13 2010

End of summer hours

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Belk Library will have slightly different hours beginning August 20th.  See the updated end of summer hours below.

Aug. 20 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Aug. 21 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Aug. 22 6 p.m.-11 p.m. (open for Phoenix card holders only after 9 p.m., use card swipe)
Aug. 23 Noon-11 p.m. (open for Phoenix card holders only after 9 p.m., use card swipe)
Aug. 24-26 8 a.m.-11 p.m. (open for Phoenix card holders only after 9 p.m., use card swipe)
Aug. 27 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Aug. 28 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Aug. 29 Noon-11 p.m. (open for Phoenix card holders only after 9 p.m., use card swipe)
Aug. 30 7:30 a.m.-11 p.m. (open for Phoenix card holders only after 9 p.m., use card swipe)
Aug. 31 Resume regular fall semester hours

May 10 2010

Need a quiet place to study for exams?

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Study Room, 2nd Floor

If you are looking for a quiet place to study during exams, visit one of the many study rooms Belk Library has to offer.  Study rooms are located on all three floors of the library and be sure to check out these two informational YouTube videos about study rooms.

YouTube study room video #1

YouTube study room video #2

Mar 08 2010

Founders Day at Elon

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Pam Richter – Class of 2011
March 8, 2010

Photo of J.E. Danieley.For anyone who has attended an Elon basketball game in Alumni Gym, they have heard the famous, “Dr. Danieley” cheer. The students start the chant, and across the court in the balcony Dr. J. Earl Danieley rises from his seat and he waves his rally towel. Then the entire stadium erupts in applause.

This description helps to show how much Danieley has been an iconic figure at Elon for more than six decades. This week he will be the latest person to be honored as part of Elon University’s Founders Day celebration.

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Feb 01 2010

Belk Library turns 10!

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The groundbreaking ceremony for the Carol Grotnes Belk Library took place on March 11, 1998 and the 75,000 square-foot facility opened on January 31, 2000—making 2010 the 10 year anniversary of the building.  With 158 computers, lots of comfy couches and chairs, and study rooms—Belk Library is almost always full of students and people from various departments on campus.

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Oct 08 2009

Common reading at Belk

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The author of this year’s Common Reading selection, Khaled Hosseini, will speak at Fall Convocation on Tuesday, October 13th at 4 p.m. in Alumni Gym.  A Thousand Splendid Suns traces many unstable events in Afghanistan (during the 1960s-2003) and specifically focuses on the tumultuous lives of two Afghan women and how they cross paths with one another. Be sure to check out the book display in Belk Library during the week of October 12th. The library has prepared a Research Guide to help you find additional sources about subject areas discussed in A Thousand Splendid Suns. Hosseini is also the author of The Kite Runner, a 2003 bestseller.

Sep 07 2009

Thomas Jefferson essays now online!

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The winning essays from the 2009 Thomas Jefferson essay competition are now online!  This year’s question was “Does commerce contribute to the happiness of mankind?” Follow the link to view current and previous year’s winning essays.


Sep 01 2009

All-night hours start Sept. 2

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Belk Library’s all-night hours will begin TOMORROW, Sept. 2.  We will close at 1 a.m. this evening (9/1).  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause!

Aug 25 2009

Update on library hours

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During Convocation and orientation weekend, the library will be open Friday (8/28) 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday (8/29) 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday (8/30) 12noon-11 p.m.; Monday (8/31) 7:30 a.m.-11 p.m.; Tuesday (9/1) regular semester hours begin.  Please check the library website for our regular semester hours http://www.elon.edu/e-web/library/libraryinfo/hours.xhtml.

Jul 13 2009

Digitized postcards preserve the past

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postcard_image.jpegThe Archives and Special Collections has completed its first digital project which involved digitizing historical postcards that feature Elon University’s campus during the 19th and 20th centuries. The postcard collection highlights Elon’s campus history with postcards showing the first campus buildings, and the development and progression of Elon College.

Read the feature article about the project on E-Net by following this link: http://www.elon.edu/e-net/Note.aspx?id=938803

Check out the postcard collection online: http://techapp.elon.edu/postcards/

May 30 2009

Service-learning collection

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servicelearning1.JPGIn May 2009, the Archives and Special Collections received seven boxes of materials from Robert L. “Bob” Sigmon relating to service-learning.  The Bob Sigmon manuscript collection contains materials pertaining to the National Service for Experiential Education, the North Carolina Internship Office, the Council of Independent Colleges, the Society for Field Experience Education, the Southern Regional Education Board, and many other newsletters, pamphlets, research notes, and unpublished manuscripts about service-learning. 

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