Library News Archives

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....

Feb 10, 2023
  • Ronnie Woodward

Faculty honored for authorship, promoting student affordability

The process of authoring or editing a book was rewarded, along with faculty use of free course materials to benefit student affordability, during an awards ceremony Wednesday at the East...

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...

East Carolina University alumni Sophia and Peter Ku have established an endowment to honor the kindness shown to them at ECU.
Jan 05, 2023
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall


Peter Ku ’68 describes his life as a series of miracles that brought him to the United States from Taiwan and eventually to East Carolina College where he found the...

Sep 19, 2022
  • Ronnie Woodward

Full-circle moment for Laliotes in reading room

Among Ann Laliotes’ many character traits — like her humor, passion for East Carolina University success and a philanthropic mindset — is something else ECU library director Jan Lewis likes...

Jul 20, 2022
  • Ronnie Woodward

Teaching Resources Center rooted in versatility, technology

The East Carolina University Teaching Resources Center aims to have an array of resources available for visitors to explore. Those visitors might come as eager youngsters from the Nancy W....

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...

May 03, 2022
  • Ronnie Woodward

Goat therapy helps students lower exam stress level

Some East Carolina University students were pleasantly surprised to see goats in the library on Monday afternoon. Goats in the library? Yes, ECU Academic Library Services partnered with The Painted...

Nov 18, 2021
  • Ronnie Woodward

Faculty members embrace recognition opportunity at Author Book Awards

The Faculty Author Book Awards offered the opportunity for East Carolina University faculty to be celebrated for published works outside their traditional campus roles. Tuesday night’s two-part ceremony, honoring 77...

Apr 06, 2021
  • Kelly Rusk

Academic Library Services highlights staff during National Library Week

Most people think of a library as a physical place. The pandemic made clear that libraries are so much more than their buildings — libraries are the people that keep...