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Serials Department

The mission of the Serials Department is to acquire, sort, process, organize and maintain current records and files that inform users of serial documents at F.D. Bluford Library. Serials can be defined as a publication that is published in parts for an indefinite period of time. Serials include items such as journals, periodicals, magazines, almanacs, annual reports, numbered monographs and other materials.

Location

Current international, national, state and local newspapers, microforms, journals and bound journals are available for patrons on the lower level of the library.

Online Databases

The library's online databases offer you a selection of journals, newspapers and other research resources. Access is available using computers in the library or off campus for current students, faculty or staff (you will be asked for your name & Banner ID for access to select databases).

Binding Services

Commercial binding services for Bluford Library are provided by The HF Group. Bindery orders are shipped and received every two weeks.

Additional Copies of Theses/Dissertations

Graduate students can contact The HF Group to purchase additional copies of theses/dissertations:

The HF Group
6204 Corporate Park Drive
Browns Summit,  NC  27214-9745
800.444.7534

Monday-Thursday, 7:30am-5pm EST/EDT
Friday, 7:30am-4pm EST/EDT

Serials Department Staff

Please see our staff directory for a listing of serials department staff.

Fall Semester Hours

(Weds., Aug. 20th through Friday, Dec. 12th, 2014)

Sunday 2pm+ (start 24hrs)
Monday–Thursday Open 24 Hours
Friday Open until 8pm
Saturday 10am-7pm

Library Math Emporium will open in early Sept.
Use the main Math Emporium,
301 Academic Classroom Building
Open 6-9pm Mon.-Thurs.

Upcoming Events
Closing - Sunday, Aug. 31st at Midnight Aug 31, 2014 11:55 PM
Closed - Monday, Sept. 1st (Labor Day) Sep 01, 2014 12:05 AM - 11:55 PM
Workshop: Library Research 101 (Tue. 09-02-2014 @ 11am) Sep 02, 2014 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM — Room 258 (Seminar Room), 2nd Floor Bluford Library
Workshop: Copyright or Copywrong? (Wed. 09-10-2014 @ 2pm) Sep 10, 2014 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM — Room 258 (Seminar Room), 2nd Floor Bluford Library
Workshop: Grant Search Tools, COS Pivot & SPIN (Thu. 09-18-2014 @ 3pm) Sep 18, 2014 03:00 PM - 04:30 PM — Room 258 (Seminar Room), 2nd Floor Bluford Library
Upcoming events…

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