Online resources

GIANT Winter Periodicals Event!

We are featuring periodicals for a 2-week event to educate about what periodicals are and what format types they include as well as to highlight examples of periodicals in our collection.   What are periodicals? Periodicals, a word that can be interchanged with serials, are informative publications published on a varying but continual basis.  Periodical […]

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From the Archives: The Huntington Wholesale Furniture Company Catalogs

From the Archives: The Huntington Wholesale Furniture Company Catalogs Now that furniture market is winding down, we thought it might be fun to introduce the newest addition to the library’s digital archive collection: The Huntington Wholesale Furniture Company Catalogs. Huntington Wholesale Furniture Company was an avid participant in the National Wholesale Furniture Association or NWFA.  […]

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eBooks: We have ’em!

    Ebooks form an important part of the library collections at HPU. We are rapidly adding significant numbers of eBooks; we now have over 400,000 eBook titles, with nearly 100,000 added since May 2015. The Library Marketing Team (LMT) recently conducted an HPU eBook survey that revealed that a significant number of freshmen and […]

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Fun with BiblioBoard

We have so many databases here at High Point University that it’s easy to choose the few we’re familiar with or recommend our favorites to students performing research. But sometimes, if we leave our comfort zones, we will find a new resource that can provide interesting items related to subjects that we may not have […]

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My Age of Enlightenment: Creating a Research Guide

Knowledge or learning that remains hidden from view is dull and lifeless. Ideas that are regularly tested, examined, and exposed to scrutiny morph into new ideas. Starting in England in the 17th century, the outpouring of creativity that emerged during the Age of the Enlightenment is an example of how a series of ideas and […]

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