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Welcome to the Future 1999 James E. Walker Library opens. The modern library supports students and faculty in three primary ways:

• Technology: 400 computers and laptops; printers, scanners, and software; access to unlimited resources in the building and online.

• Space: 250,000 square feet, quiet zones, presentation practice rooms, group study rooms, a Starbucks, meeting places, comfortable chairs, and individual desks.

• Help: Assistance in finding resources for classes and getting started with research; support in finishing up presentations and papers; expert help for students and faculty at all levels throughout any stage of a project.

Walker Library’s evolution into a hub for the digital humanities is ahead of the curve

4 8 Learning’s Hub 10 The Cataloger

Enerel Dambiinyam wields multiple languages to help library students connect

Dean Bonnie Allen discusses progress made and the challenges ahead for JEWL


Signs of the Times

Nathan Perry’s tech savvy helps boosts the library’s profile


16 Centennial Campaign update MTSU’s ongoing $80 million fundraising campaign promises to boost JEWL’s efforts to serve the entire MTSU community

17News roundup Including MTSU alum Dr. James Buchanan’s Nobel Prize medallion going on display at JEWL

Profile for Middle Tennessee State University

JEWL Magazine Fall 2013  

JEWL Magazine Fall 2013