National Library Week’s theme this year is “You Belong at Your Library.” The Charles W. Chesnutt Library has many resources that are available within our walls and electronically through our web site. We invite you to come in to the Library or visit Chesnutt Library’s Home Page to find out more about us.
Within the Library we have a over 324,000 books that support our academic programs and titles that are on the bestsellers’ lists. We have over 2,700 periodical subscriptions in print and of those 990 are electronically accessible journals. Through our e-book collections there are over 25,000 titles through Ebrary and over 23,500 titles through EBSCO’s E-book collection of NetLibrary. DVDs and CDs are also available for checking out of our Media Center.
We have over eighty computers available in the Library, with most concentrated in our computer lab on the first floor. They have Microsoft Office 2010 and other software available. There are six printers througout the Library with one color printer on the first floor. There are also five Apple computers available in the Media Center.
There is also a laptop checkout program in the Library and there are large screen televisions in the group study rooms to facilitate group viewing and collaboration. Group study rooms are available on a first come basis.
At the Reference Desk on the first floor, librarians are available to assist you with your research needs. There are over 300 databases that provide full text-journal articles, streaming media content, biographical information, research and statistics and all kinds of information on different disciplines, subjects and topics.
“You Belong at the Charles W. Chesnutt Library!” We look forward to seeing you and assisting you.