Online resources

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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Publishers Expand eBook Access in Response to COVID-19

As the world of education adapts to the sudden pivot to online education amidst the current public health crisis, academic librarians are now focusing primarily on helping students and faculty access the resources they need remotely. Initially this was quite a challenge, particularly with textbooks, many of which are either not available for library purchase […]

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Access HPU Libraries from Anywhere

High Point University announced recently that Spring Break will be extended another week and classes will be moving online the following week in order to do our part to help “flatten the curve” of the COVID-19 outbreak. Librarians have since been working to ensure that the campus community has access to the information and resources […]

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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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