Chesnutt Library Hosting NAMI Book Discussion on 7/12/16 for National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month (7.7.2016)

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Cumberland, Harnett, and Lee Counties will host its Annual Book Discussion on Benilde Little's book, Welcome to My Breakdown on Tuesday July 12, 2016 from 6:00 p.m to 8:00 p.m. in the Charles W. Chesnutt Library, Third Floor Conference Room. In 2008, the U.S. House of Representatives established July as Bebe … Continue reading Chesnutt Library Hosting NAMI Book Discussion on 7/12/16 for National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month (7.7.2016)

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[Repost via US Dept of Education]: Obama Administration Announces New Regulations to Strengthen Employment and Training Opportunities for Millions of Americans (7.1.2016)

Find more information about the WIOA via Chesnutt Library here. U.S. Department of Education Office of Communications & Outreach, Press Office 400 Maryland Ave., S.W. Washington, D.C. 20202                  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                 … Continue reading [Repost via US Dept of Education]: Obama Administration Announces New Regulations to Strengthen Employment and Training Opportunities for Millions of Americans (7.1.2016)

#ChesnuttLibrarian Presented at ALA Annual Conference 2016 #ALAAC16 on 6/25/16 in Orlando, FL (6.30.2016)

Mr. Velappan Velappan, Head of Access Services at Charles W. Chesnutt Library, participated in a presentation with five other librarians from other universities at the 2016 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference on Saturday, June 25th 2016 at 1:00PM-2:30 PM in Orlando, FL.  The theme of the presentation was “FEAST: Future & Emerging Access Services … Continue reading #ChesnuttLibrarian Presented at ALA Annual Conference 2016 #ALAAC16 on 6/25/16 in Orlando, FL (6.30.2016)

Chesnutt Library Services for FSU Faculty – Information Literacy + Library Instruction (1.14.2016)

Library instruction services for faculty range from, but are not limited to the following:

•Information literacy
•Orientation to the library
•Library tours
•Course-integrated instruction
•Library support for Canvas
•LibGuides
•Individual research consultations

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Chesnutt Library Services for Faculty - (1.14.2016)

Our goal is to equip students with the ability to find, select, and evaluate appropriate information resources to ensure their academic success at Fayetteville State University and beyond.

Information Literacy allows students to evaluate information critically, as well as use that information ethically. We foster this strategic goal by offering Bibliographic or Library Instruction.

Classes are typically held in Chesnutt Library in our Conference Room on the 3rd Floor.

Instruction for Students/Classes:

  • Faculty members may request library instruction sessions for their classes, which are provided by members of the Reference Department and Library Staff who hold a Masters of Library Science Degree.
  • Each library instruction session is customized to meet the needs of individual classes and research assignments.
  • One-on-one appointments can also be requested and made with the librarians, depending upon their schedule and the depth of the instruction needed.

 Possible Library Instruction Topics Include:

  • Identifying and using appropriate keywords…

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Meet Our Newest Staff Member: Shelton Richardson in Information Technology Services (5.18.2015)

Shelton Richardson joined Chesnutt Library’s IT Department in April as a Technical Support Technician. He is from Enfield, North Carolina, and graduated from Southeast Halifax High School. Shelton studied Computer Science at Fayetteville State University and is currently pursuing a second degree in Management Information Systems. Prior to graduating from Fayetteville State, Shelton worked as a student … Continue reading Meet Our Newest Staff Member: Shelton Richardson in Information Technology Services (5.18.2015)

[Repost FSU News]: Fayetteville State University Students Win Top Awards at Model UN Conference with Aid from Librarian Diana Amerson (5.16.2016)

Librarian Diana Amerson continued to be a vital asset to Model UN delegates at the 28th North Carolina Consortium for the International and Intercultural Education (NCCIIE) Model United Nations Conference. Fayetteville State University (FSU) captured top honors at the 27th Annual North Carolina Consortium for International and Intercultural Education (NCCIIE) Model United Nations Conference held … Continue reading [Repost FSU News]: Fayetteville State University Students Win Top Awards at Model UN Conference with Aid from Librarian Diana Amerson (5.16.2016)

[Librarian Repost]: “A Digital Badge Initiative: Two Years Later” via Campus Technology News Update (4.15.2016)

The founders (Alan J. Redid and Denise Paster) of Coastal Carolina University’s digital badge program (Coastal Composition Commons (CCC)) report on their progress, the response from students and faculty, and what lies ahead. Two years ago, Coastal Carolina University implemented Coastal Composition Commons, a university-wide digital badge initiative designed to make student learning outcomes tied … Continue reading [Librarian Repost]: “A Digital Badge Initiative: Two Years Later” via Campus Technology News Update (4.15.2016)

Dean Swinford Reading 4/14/16: National Library Week, FSU Authors Transform Our Community @ Chesnutt Library (4.14.2016)

  Light refreshments will be provided by the Friends of Charles W. Chesnutt Library. Learn more about National Library Week here.

Suzetta Perkins + Bradley Kadel Reading 4/13/16: National Library Week, FSU Authors Transform Our Community @ Chesnutt Library (4.13.2016)

Light refreshments will be provided by the Friends of Charles W. Chesnutt Library. Learn more about National Library Week here.