During the first few weeks of September, dancers in Collaborative Process (DAN 4830) have visited the Library twice to learn about its resources: once, on September 10, to learn about library resources for their final papers, and again on September 19, to explore how physical space affects their creative processes. One visit involved sitting in a computer classroom; the other involved actually dancing on the main staircase and in the first floor atrium. In both cases, they used the Library's resources to explore dance intellectually and physically.
As part of the Hayes School of Music’s Max Smith Memorial Gamelan and Organ Concert on Sunday, September 29, rare music books, scores, and manuscripts from Special Collections will be on display in the Music Library, located on the second floor of the Broyhill Music Center. Organist and retired faculty member Max Smith (1931-2012) created an end
Attention all students (Undergraduate and Graduate) the Belk Library is looking for volunteers to serve on the Belk Library Student Advisory Committee. This Committee, which began in Fall 2010 has done many exciting things to make the library a more user-centered environment. The committee is charged to advise, plan, evaluate new services and operate as a sounding board and test group for new and existing services and new library initiatives.
Since 1997, incoming freshmen at ASU have been asked to read a book as part of their orientation to Appalachian State University. By participating in the Summer Reading Program, students establish a common experience with other new students.
Joyce L. Ogburn has been named dean of libraries and the Carol Grotnes Belk Distinguished Professor for Library and Information Studies at Appalachian State University. She will begin her duties Aug. 1.
Ogburn was dean of the Marriott Library at the University of Utah from 2005-12 and more recently special assistant to the senior vice president for academic affairs at the university.