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New Service: Book-a-Librarian

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Want to get a little extra help on your research project? The Government and Heritage Library is offering a new service called Book-a-Librarian where you can do that.  Free 30 minute consultations are available by calling or emailing our library ahead of time. Kay Tillotson and Erin Bradford, genealogy reference librarians, are available to advise you with genealogy questions, while Beth Hayden can assist you with NC statistics and demographics, and Steve Case can help with legislative history. When you contact us to schedule an appointment, we will match you up with the best librarian for your research needs.


State Doc Pick of the Week : Focus – NCSU Libraries Magazine

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NCSU Libraries Focus TitleThe North Carolina State University Libraries release a quarterly magazine called Focus. The purpose of this magazine is to “promote the services, activities, needs, and interests of the NCSU Libraries to the university, the Friends of the Library, and beyond”.

In these magazines you can find out about library news, events, changes, updates, personnel, grants, projects, and whatever else the NCSU libraries may be doing. The magazine has many pictures and lots of articles covering a very broad spectrum of things happening at the NCSU libraries.

You can view, download, print, and save this magazine here.

State Doc Pick of the Week : Federation Bulletin

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federation bulletin titleThe Federation of North Carolina Historical Societies releases a quarterly newsletter called the Federation Bulletin.

The Federation is a non-profit organization that seeks to promote local history in North Carolina “through existing and future local and regional historical organizations, societies, and  commissions; to foster cooperation between such organizations, societies, and commissions and the Office of Archives and History to the mutual benefit of all; and to promote and support history education through sponsorship of the National History Day program and other appropriate activities.”

In the newsletter you can find information on federation news, member news, workshops, conferences, history help, member contacts, and other news and events. You can receive the issues, and other member benefits, as they are released by becoming a member of the Federation for $25 a year, here.

You can view, download, print, and save issues of this newsletter here.

State Doc Pick of the Week : East – ECU Magazine

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East Carolina UniversityEast - the Magazine of East Carolina University logo releases a magazine, three times a year, simply called, East. The magazine is produced in partnership with the East Carolina Alumni Association.

These magazines are filled with images relating to ECU and people affiliated with the University (students, staff, professors, etc.). You can also find many articles, on various subjects, about the different things ECU and its affiliates are doing. There’s information about ECU athletics, events, honors, and other various achievements and accolades given to ECU students and faculty.

This publication is a great way to stay up to date with ECU, if that interests you. It is also great for prospective students if they want to see what ECU is up to.

You can view, download, print, and save issues of this magazine here.

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