Library News

Find your #ReaderSpace. Find your Genre!

The Spring 2019 undergraduate survey contained some results that we found surprising. Things that we might have taken for granted, were not always quite as we thought they were. This is one of the significant benefits that large surveys provide—we learn things we did not know. In particular, one group of comments jumped out at […]

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The Powell Room

In response to the surveys we conducted in the spring, HPU Librarians have done much this summer to improve the physical spaces as well as the services and materials we offer. One of the projects we completed was remodeling the Powell Room, (second floor, opposite the elevator), creating a combined study and display/archive space. We […]

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OverDrive eBooks: Read on your Kindle (or any device!)

Access popular titles from your phone or tablet 24/7 As people are increasingly reading and listening to books on their mobile phones and eReaders, many retail digital book subscription services can cost hundreds of dollars per year. However, HPU Libraries are excited to offer its students, faculty and staff free access to best-selling, popular and […]

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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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Join the Greats–Work in the Library’s Editing Suites!

Need a more private place to get some video, audio, design, or image editing done? Did you know that you can borrow the library’s editing suites to work on your individual or small group (up to 4 members) multimedia project? Each of the two suites is equipped with a Mac computer and Adobe CC software, […]

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New Map of Smith Library’s Third Floor

Click here to enlarge the map. Library collections require constant maintenance, if we are to be able to locate things on the shelf. Occasionally shelf maintenance means shifting books, to redistribute empty space to a section of shelving in need of more space. This summer we shifted two large collections. The Science materials in the […]

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Smith Library is Open 24/7!

Several college and university libraries in the state of North Carolina operate on a 24 hour schedule; these schools include NC A&T, UNCG, Wake Forest, Duke, Elon and of course, UNC. High Point University, though, is one of the few that do a regular 24/7 schedule and also have a 24 hour schedule at another […]

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