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Graduate Student Library Services & Resources

The F.D. Bluford Library offers many services and resources tailored specifically to graduate students' needs.

Graduate students participating in a library workshop on literature reviews.

Individualized Instruction

During the Summer Sessions, you may sign up for individual instruction sessions for anything from how to use library resources to how to get started on your research paper or project.

Aggie Collaboration Rooms

We have designed and equipped two high-tech rooms to enhance collaborative projects among students, faculty and staff here at the university.

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Ask Us

Librarians are here to help! Here are several ways we can help you.

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Borrowing Privileges

The rules and policies for borrowing materials from the Bluford Library.

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E-Readers & Kindles for Checkout

Kindle DX and Sony E-Readers are available for checkout. You may view ebooks, newspapers and magazines on them.

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Faculty & Doctoral Student Study Rooms

Policies and procedures governing assignment and use of library study rooms.

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Inaugural Meeting of the F.D. Bluford Library Student Advisory Council

Inaugural Meeting of the F.D. Bluford Library Student Advisory Council

Library Student Advisory Council (LSAC) meets for the first time and generates many new ideas for the library.

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Interlibrary Loan & Document Delivery

When you need materials that are not available at the Bluford Library, you can request an interlibrary loan or document delivery service.

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iPads for Checkout

iPads are available for checkout. They are configured with some useful apps and content you may find interesting.

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Learning Resources Center (LRC)

The LRC is located on the lower level of the Bluford Library and provides instructional materials, curriculum resources and library services of special interest to the School of Education teacher preparation programs and teaching professionals.

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MP3 Players for Checkout

Three MP3 players are available for checkout by N.C. A&T faculty, students and staff. You may download and manage audio books, podcasts and other digital audio content.

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TALA Borrowing Agreement

The member libraries of the Triad Academic Library Association (TALA) have entered into a borrowing agreement, enabling students and faculty in good standing at their home institutions to borrow from the other participating libraries.

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University Library Advisory Council Cooperative Direct Borrowing Agreement

The ULAC Cooperative Library Lending Agreement allows students of any UNC system school to borrow materials from any other UNC system library.

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What Is THE SPOT?

Mar 13, 2013 from 11:00 AM to 02:00 PM THE SPOT,

Join us as we celebrate the grand opening of THE SPOT, a new space in the library to collaborate, use the latest technology, or just hang out.

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Workshop: Copyright or Copywrong? (Fri. 12-05-2014 @ 2pm)

Dec 05, 2014 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM Room 258 (Seminar Room), 2nd Floor Bluford Library,

Freeware vs. Shareware. Public Domain vs. Open-Source.  Plagiarism vs. Citing. With all of information available, what is right and what is wrong in the world of copyright laws and fair use?  This workshop will help you navigate current legislation and common practices to avoid plagiarism. (Approximately 60 minutes)

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Workshop: Endnote® Made Easy (Tue. 10-20-2014 @ 2pm)

Oct 20, 2014 from 02:00 PM to 03:30 PM Room 258 (Seminar Room), 2nd Floor Bluford Library,

Creating accurate bibliographies has never been easier. (Approximately 90 minutes)

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Workshop: Endnote® Made Easy (Wed. 10-08-2014 @ 3pm)

Oct 08, 2014 from 03:00 PM to 04:30 PM Room 258 (Seminar Room), 2nd Floor Bluford Library,

Creating accurate bibliographies has never been easier. (Approximately 90 minutes)

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Workshop: Endnote® Made Easy (Mon. 11-17-2014 @ 3pm)

Nov 17, 2014 from 03:00 PM to 04:30 PM Room 258 (Seminar Room), 2nd Floor Bluford Library,

Creating accurate bibliographies has never been easier. (Approximately 90 minutes)

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Workshop: Endnote® Made Easy (Mon. 09-22-2014 @ 11am)

Sep 22, 2014 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM Room 258 (Seminar Room), 2nd Floor Bluford Library,

Creating accurate bibliographies has never been easier. (Approximately 90 minutes)

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Workshop: Endnote® Made Easy (Wed. 11-05-2014 @ 11am)

Nov 05, 2014 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM Room 258 (Seminar Room), 2nd Floor Bluford Library,

Creating accurate bibliographies has never been easier. (Approximately 90 minutes)

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Workshop: Literature Reviews for Grad Students (Tue. 09-30-2014 @ 2pm)

Sep 30, 2014 from 02:00 PM to 03:15 PM Room 258 (Seminar Room), 2nd Floor Bluford Library,

Have you heard the term "literature review" but been unsure what it meant? Do you have a project, report, or even thesis coming up that will require a literature review? Many students find the term used in their classes but never explained. This workshop will discuss the concept, and help students get started planning how to write a comprehensive review of the literature. (Approximately 75 minutes)

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Workshop: Literature Reviews for Grad Students (Thu. 11-13-2014 @ 2pm)

Nov 13, 2014 from 02:00 PM to 03:15 PM Room 258 (Seminar Room), 2nd Floor Bluford Library,

Have you heard the term "literature review" but been unsure what it meant? Do you have a project, report, or even thesis coming up that will require a literature review? Many students find the term used in their classes but never explained. This workshop will discuss the concept, and help students get started planning how to write a comprehensive review of the literature. (Approximately 75 minutes)

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Workshop: Researcher Reputation Mgmt. (Tue. 10-28-2014 @ 3pm)

Oct 28, 2014 from 03:00 PM to 04:30 PM Room 258 (Seminar Room), 2nd Floor Bluford Library,

This workshop is geared towards faculty, advanced doctoral students, and postdocs. It will give an introduction to tools for tracking the impact of your publications and research. (Approximately 90 minutes)

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Workshop: Researcher Reputation Mgmt. (Tue. 11-25-2014 @ 11am)

Nov 25, 2014 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM Room 258 (Seminar Room), 2nd Floor Bluford Library,

This workshop is geared towards faculty, advanced doctoral students, and postdocs. It will give an introduction to tools for tracking the impact of your publications and research. (Approximately 90 minutes)

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Workshops

Bluford Library offers workshops to help you succeed here at A&T. Seats are limited; register at least 24 hours in advance.

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Fall Semester Hours
Weds., Aug. 20 through Fri., Dec. 12, 2014
Sunday 2pm+ (start 24hrs)
Monday–Thursday Open 24 Hours
Friday Open until 8pm
Saturday 10am-7pm
Aggie One ID required for entry, 12m-7:30a
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Upcoming Events
Workshop: Endnote® Made Easy (Mon. 09-22-2014 @ 11am) Sep 22, 2014 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM — Room 258 (Seminar Room), 2nd Floor Bluford Library
Book Discussion: I Am Malala, by Malala Yousafzai (09-23-2014 @ 5pm) Sep 23, 2014 05:00 PM - 06:30 PM — Rm. 258 (Seminar Room), 2nd floor Bluford Library
Workshop: Literature Reviews for Grad Students (Tue. 09-30-2014 @ 2pm) Sep 30, 2014 02:00 PM - 03:15 PM — Room 258 (Seminar Room), 2nd Floor Bluford Library
Closed - Sunday, Oct. 5th (Fall Break) Oct 05, 2014 12:05 AM - 11:55 PM
Break Hours - 7:30am-5pm, Oct. 6-7th (Mon. & Tue.) Oct 06, 2014 - Oct 07, 2014
Upcoming events…

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