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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
Starting Weds., Aug. 19, 2015
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
The Math Emporium will open in Sept., use the ACB location until then.
Upcoming Events
Workshop: Library Research 101 (Wed. 09-02-2015 @ 3pm) Sep 02, 2015 03:00 PM - 03:50 PM — Room 258 (Seminar Room), 2nd Floor Bluford Library
Closing - Sunday, Sept. 6th at Midnight Sep 06, 2015 11:55 PM
Closed - Monday, Sept. 7th (Labor Day) Sep 07, 2015 12:05 AM - 11:55 PM
Workshop: Endnote® Made Easy (Thu. 09-10-2015 @ 10am) Sep 10, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM — Room 258 (Seminar Room), 2nd Floor Bluford Library
Workshop: Grant Search Tools, COS Pivot & SPIN (Wed. 09-16-2016 @ 11am) Sep 16, 2015 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM — Room 258 (Seminar Room), 2nd Floor Bluford Library
Upcoming events…

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