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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.

Spring Semester Hours
Starting Sun., Jan. 10, 2016
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
Upcoming Events
Workshop: Endnote® Made Easy (Thu. 02-11-2016 @ 10am) Feb 11, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM — Room 258 (Seminar Room), 2nd Floor Bluford Library
Workshop: Grant Search Tools, COS Pivot & SPIN (Mon. 02-15-2016 @ 2pm) Feb 15, 2016 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM — Room 258 (Seminar Room), 2nd Floor Bluford Library
Workshop: Endnote® Made Easy (Tue. 02-23-2016 @ 3pm) Feb 23, 2016 03:00 PM - 04:30 PM — Room 258 (Seminar Room), 2nd Floor Bluford Library
Workshop: Literature Reviews for Grad Students (Wed. 03-02-2016 @ 2pm) Mar 02, 2016 02:00 PM - 03:15 PM — Room 258 (Seminar Room), 2nd Floor Bluford Library
Workshop: Advanced Endnote® for Research Collaboration (Thu. 03-10-2016 @ 10am) Mar 10, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM — Room 258 (Seminar Room), 2nd Floor Bluford Library
Upcoming events…

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