The Magic Within – The Genre of Magic Realism

Medieval castles, swordfights, wizards in long robes and pointed hats – sometimes, a fantasy world very unlike our own is the escape a reader is looking for. Who wouldn’t want to disappear into a verdant Middle Earth? An alternate history where we traded technology and modern comforts for magic and adventure. Our own Earth pales […]

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“Supporting Conversations on Race” Library Resource Guide

-by Jenny Erdmann, Head of Reference In support of the HPU Diversity Committee, and to facilitate discussion about race inside and outside the classroom, HPU Libraries is growing its collection of resources on racial identity, representation, prejudice, and related issues. Our ‘Supporting Conversations on Race’ resource guide highlights a mixture of both recent and classic […]

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HPU Libraries: COVID-Ready

by HPU Librarians  In common with all areas on campus, HPU librarians with campus partners have been working diligently to prepare all of our library spaces for the start of the new school year. We take very seriously the health and well-being of all HPU family members who enter and use our library spaces – […]

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Faculty and Staff: Check Out Books for Your Children at HPU

Did you know that the School of Education Resource Center is available to HPU faculty and staff? Just bring your passport and you can use it to check out books from our collection of 6,000+ classic and modern children’s literature, from picture books to novels–even graphic novels for kids! We have something for every age, […]

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OED Online: Informing. Surprising. Delighting.  

Often without realizing it, we live in a largely unseen world of linguistic connections, that since birth, have rooted each of us directly in antiquity. Language and vocabulary, learned from our parents or families, provide connections to both our immediate, recent and far distant pasts. High Point University Libraries provide access to over 200 databases, […]

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Time Travel to HPU Libraries

Who doesn’t wish they could time travel at a time like this? Whether you’re looking back to the time before Spring Break when we were on campus together or looking forward to (hopefully!) returning soon, the idea of a time machine is more appealing now than ever. Fortunately, HPU Libraries offers many ways to spend […]

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