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UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES Quick Facts The University Libraries are a member of the Association of Southeast Research Libraries. We provide information for students, faculty, visiting researchers, and a worldwide assembly of scholars who explore topics using digitized materials. We proudly embrace our mission to create educated communities by providing access to excellent resources. Dean Rosann Bazirjian (336) 334-3418

The Libraries preserve historical scholarly records and point the way to the future with an extensive array of electronic and print materials.

Director of Development Linda Burr (336) 256-0184

By The Numbers

University Libraries

More than 960,000 people visited last year. “Virtual� visitors accessed our World-Wide Web pages more than 23 million times.

The Libraries consist of: Walter Clinton Jackson Library Music Library Our online catalog includes the holdings of the: Architecture Library Chemistry Library Multicultural Resource Center Teaching & Learning Center Teaching Resource Center

Collections total more than 2.47 million books, federal and state documents, microforms, and other formats. We subscribe to more than 30,000 full-text electronic journals and more than 308,000 electronic books.

We maintain over 5,000 unique Web pages. We answered over 72,000 reference and research questions, provided more than 475 subject-specific and general classes, consultations, and tours to more than 12,000 University students, faculty, staff, and members of the community. The Carolina Consortium, organized by the University Libraries, uses bulk purchasing power to obtain favorable pricing on a variety of electronic resources that are of significant interest to the scholarly community.

In 2006 the Carolina Consortium included more than 125 community colleges, public universities, and private institutions of higher learning. The total amount the members Website paid to participate in the consortium deals was over 150 million dollars less than if the member institutions had each paid independently.

Points of Pride

A Message from the Dean We are committed to providing a

Renovated Spaces—include the completion of a connector allowing easier access between Elliot University Center and Jackson Library; new carpeting, painting, and artwork; and information commons and collaboratories where students can collaborate on projects using a shared computer terminal.

University libraries regional fact sheet january 21 2009  
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