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 Belk Library atrium
Audio & Video Recording
Equipment, software, and support for multimedia production
Audio Recording Room
Soundproof room for audio recording
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
PCs and Macs available for in-library use or checkout
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 online & doctoral students; by campus mail for faculty
Die Cutting & Laminating
Available in the new Makerspace
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 Belk Library is open
Interlibrary Loan (ILLiad)
Request items not found in Appalachian's library catalog
Large Format Printing & Poster 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
3D printers, electronics and robotics, vinyl cutters, and more
Open Access
Open Access journals, journal publishing, and Open Educational Resources
Programming Space
Flexible space for programs, exhibits or book display on the first floor
Request items from App State 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
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 Studio
VR Studio with five HTC Vive headsets and access to various VR experiences
Workshops on using library resources and technology