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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 Mon., Jan. 9th, 2017
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 (Tues. 02-21-2017 @ 3pm) Feb 21, 2017 03:00 PM - 04:30 PM — Room 258 (Seminar Room), 2nd Floor Bluford Library
Workshop: Literature Reviews for Grad Students (Wed. 03-01-2017 @ 10am) Mar 01, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM — Room 258 (Seminar Room), 2nd Floor Bluford Library
Break Hours - 9am-1pm, Sat. Mar. 4th (Spring Break) Mar 04, 2017 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Closed - Sunday, March 5th (Spring Break) Mar 05, 2017 12:05 AM - 11:55 PM
Break Hours - 7:30am-5pm, March 6-10th (Mon.-Fri.) Mar 06, 2017 - Mar 10, 2017
Upcoming events…

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