Laupus Library Archives

A game program from Oct. 26, 1935, is displayed along with other artifacts for the “No Quarter: The History of East Carolina Football and Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium” exhibition.
Jul 26, 2023
  • Ronnie Woodward


The contract for the first paid East Carolina University head football coach was signed in 1934 on the back of a postcard. ECU’s only undefeated season was a 7-0 record...

Roger Russell, associate director of Laupus Library, and Jamie Bloss, library associate professor and Laupus liaison librarian, partnered to lead a grant to improve digital literacy and broadband access for migrant farmworkers.
May 31, 2023
  • Benjamin Abel


A librarian-led research project funded by a nearly $750,000 Institute of Museum and Library Services National Leadership Grant will assess migrant and seasonal farmworkers’ literacy and access to broadband service...

East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine first-year dental student Haley Debnam tries out virtual reality equipment during class as she and her classmates learn the anatomy of the brain, head and neck.
Mar 23, 2023
  • Spaine Stephens


The East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine is integrating virtual reality into its curriculum across all four years to build confidence in future dentists — and ease dental anxiety...

Feb 14, 2023
  • Spaine Stephens

Laupus Health Sciences Library observes Love Data Week

Laupus Health Sciences Library at East Carolina University is observing Love Data Week, which is highlighted by topics ranging from ethical considerations for data collection to developing a data dictionary....

A new grant from the North Carolina State Office of Digital Equity and Literacy will focus on bridging the digital equity divide experienced by rural and underserved communities.
Jan 20, 2023
  • Ronnie Woodward


East Carolina University is receiving $1.39 million for a collaborative project that aims to improve access to digital technology and literacy, resources and skills training for residents in 29 eastern...

Laupus Library's Jamie Bloss and Layne Carpenter look over donated items designed for migrant farmworkers.
Jun 30, 2022
  • Kelly Rogers Dilda


As part of a grant-funded effort to address the lack of health information for migrant farmworkers and their families, staff in Laupus Health Sciences Library at East Carolina University are...

Apr 05, 2021
  • Kelly Rogers Dilda

Laupus Health Sciences Library celebrates National Library Week

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, Laupus Health Sciences Library has created new and innovative ways to serve the Division of Health Sciences and members of the community by ensuring access...

Feb 10, 2021
  • ECU News Services

ECU Libraries negotiate new agreement with Elsevier

In a cost-saving move, East Carolina University’s libraries have signed a new contract with longtime publisher Elsevier to provide a journal package that includes the most-needed titles for faculty and...

Nov 05, 2020
  • Kelly Rogers Dilda


Laupus Library has been awarded a $75,000 grant through the Institute of Museum and Library Services to provide laptops and health education instruction to the school-aged children of migrant farmworker families in...

Oct 30, 2020
  • Spaine Stephens

Virtual health disparities roundtable features ECU public health experts

A virtual roundtable hosted by Laupus Library featured three East Carolina University public health experts who presented and answered questions about health disparities in eastern North Carolina. The event, “Virtual...