Librarians

The “Library Urban Dictionary”

Do you ever find yourself overwhelmed at the many different terms used by librarians? Does it sound like a different language? Fear not, this handy A-Z blog is designed by librarians to help you understand the complex and (sometimes dry) language used by librarians today. A.) Academic Journal- A single, field-specific publication that consists of […]

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The Second Annual Smith Library Open House!

On Thursday, September 6 from 10am to 4pm, Smith Library is hosting the second annual Open House.  We warmly encourage all students, faculty and staff to visit all FOUR floors of Smith Library. Come and meet with staff from Academic Advising, Accessibility Services, Learning Excellence, Tutoring and the Library. Test your knowledge of Smith Library, […]

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Michael Ingram Retires after 30 Years at HPU Libraries

Mike Ingram came to work at Smith Library in 1987 but more importantly he graduated from High Point College in 1977. After getting a MFA from Arkansas State in English, he taught as an adjunct. While finishing library school in 1987, he worked at UNCG and later applied for the Head of Technical Services position […]

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HPU Libraries Lead: Celebrate National Library Week 2018

This year, April 8-14 is National Library Week, an annual celebration of the life-changing work of libraries, librarians and library workers. HPU Libraries join libraries nationwide in celebrating the many ways libraries lead their communities through transformative services, programs and expertise. Academic libraries aren’t just places to borrow books or study—they’re also creative and engaging […]

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Smith Library Open House: Wednesday, September 6th from 10am to 2pm

We are hosting an Open House on Wednesday, 9/6 encouraging all faculty, students and staff to tour all FOUR floors of Smith Library. Come and meet with the Office of Academic Services, Advising, Learning Excellence, Tutoring and Library staff. Sample international teas, coffees and snacks provided by International Student Services. Test your knowledge of all […]

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Librarian Spotlight: Jenny Erdmann

  HPU Libraries welcomes Jenny Erdmann as Head of Reference Services As you dive into your first research papers for the fall semester, don’t forget to stop by the reference desk at Smith Library and get acquainted with our newest expert in reference and instruction, Jenny Erdmann. We asked Jenny a few questions to get […]

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Librarian Spotlight: Amy Chadwell

The librarian spotlight this week is on Amy Chadwell, who once worked for HPU Libraries as the Wanek (then University) Center Librarian, but recently returned to us to fill the position of Media & Digital Services Librarian at Smith Library. Amy is available to help students with all their technology needs–from presentation and design software, […]

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