Services for Students

Examples: printers; course reserves

Featured Services for Students

Loan periods, due dates, renewing, returning / book drops, and fines
Chat help from librarians, available extended hours
Small group meeting spaces, reservations recommended
Printers, scanners, copiers, résumé printing, faxing, and technology help
Meet with a librarian for in-depth reference assistance
Check out laptops, cameras, and other equipment
3D Printing & Scanning
Print 3D objects or scan objects to create 3D models
Assistive Technology Room
Equipment to help people with disabilities related to vision, hearing, learning, or mobility
How to request use of the library atrium
Audio & Video Recording
Equipment, software, and support for multimedia production
Audio Recording Room
Soundproof room for audio recording
Audiovisual Media Conversion
Convert audio and video to other formats (e.g., VHS to DVD)
Augmented Reality Tour
Self-guided, in-person library tour
Borrowing - UNC system, Lees-McRae, and Jung Tao
Students from select other schools may use Appalachian's library
Conference Room (421)
Faculty/staff and student groups can request a reservation
Copyright, Fair Use, and Intellectual Property
Understanding your rights and responsibilities
Course Reserves
Library items reserved for students in particular courses
Data Visualization
Using visualization techniques to enhance teaching and learning
Do your research online using our 400+ databases
Delivery by Mail
By mail for distance & doctoral students; by campus mail for faculty
Die Cutting & Laminating for K-12 Classroom Materials
Open to College of Education students/faculty and NC public school teachers
Digital Collections
Rare and historic materials related to local history, children’s literature, art, and theater
Digital Humanities Lab
Collaborations and consultations on using digital tools and technology in the humanities
Digital Media Studio
Open multimedia lab for audio/video production and more
Digital Preservation and Access
Digitization and long term preservation of digital materials
Digital Scholarship
Project planning, digitization, metadata, and collection building
Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETD)
Digitization and hosting for your thesis or dissertation
Electronics & Robotics
Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Sphero and other robotics and circuits
Faculty & Graduate Student Lounges
Working/meeting space for faculty and graduate students
Food Pantry
Located in room 222, open any time the library is open
Inspire Maker Lab
3D printers, electronics and robotics, vinyl cutters, and more
Interlibrary Loan (ILLiad)
Request items not found in Appalachian's library catalog
Large Format Printing
High-quality, affordable prints up to 36x48"
Lecture Hall (114)
Large room for events by recognized faculty, staff, and student groups
Library Account Access
Renew, request, and view your checked-out items online 24/7
Library Guides
Course and subject guides to library resources
Lockers & Graduate Tables
Wall lockers and graduate study tables can be checked out for one semester
Open Access
Open Access Journals and Open Educational Resources
Request items from Appalachian or any other library using ABC Express or interlibrary loan (ILL)
Research & Video Tutorials
Video tutorials to guide students through the research process
Returning / Book Drops
Book drop locations and return by mail instructions
Scholarly Communications & Publishing
Copyright/fair use, publication agreements and author's rights, open access, digitization, and more
List of the software / programs available on library computers
Thesis Binding
Instructions for honors thesis and graduate student thesis and dissertation binding
Video Recording Room
Room for simple video recording, with a green screen and a display for recording presentations
Virtual Reality Room
Virtual and augmented reality, game development software, video games and gaming consoles
Workshops on using library resources and technology