Information about the history of A&T, including significant milestones by year.
We have designed and equipped two high-tech rooms to enhance collaborative projects among students, faculty and staff here at the university.
Find articles and the latest scholarly research and publications with these online databases.
Librarians are here to help! Here are several ways we can help you.
The rules and policies for borrowing materials from the Bluford Library.
The library's catalog of books, ebooks, article & research databases, journals and other materials.
Bluford Library maintains physical and electronic collections. Collection management acquires and maintains these resources for the university.
The Library can work with you to offer Course & E-Reserves to your students. Here's how.
Course Reserves are housed on the first floor of the Library at the Circulation Desk and hold high-usage items, assigned readings, and materials for special projects. We also offer E-Reserves, available online 24 hours a day.
F.D. Bluford Library offers services tailored for distance education students, from Dare to Cherokee and beyond. The Library can help you no matter where you are located.
Kindle DX and Sony E-Readers are available for checkout. You may view ebooks, newspapers and magazines on them.
Our materials and collections are increasingly available 24/7/365 wherever you are via the Internet. Here are links to the sites and services where we provide you with access to electronic books.
Located on the lower level of the F.D. Bluford Library, Government Documents provides free and open access to government information.
The library provides various individual and group study rooms for use by students, faculty and staff. Our aim is to accommodate space for academic research, studying, tutoring sessions and class preparation. These rooms hold anywhere from one to eight people. Given the demand for group study rooms, they may not be used for general meetings.
When you need materials that are not available at the Bluford Library, you can request an interlibrary loan or document delivery service.
Inventory of the Agricultural and Mechanical College Bulletins (1898-1915) and the Agricultural and Technical College Bulletins (1915-1936) located in the University Archives at NC A&T SU's F.D. Bluford Library.
Description of the physical holdings of the Dr. George Simkins, Jr. Collection located in the University Archives at NC A&T SU's F.D. Bluford Library.
Inventory of the Margaret Tynes Collection located in the University Archives at NC A&T SU's F.D. Bluford Library.
iPads are available for checkout. They are configured with some useful apps and content you may find interesting.
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.
We are ready, willing and able to help you and your students achieve scholarly success. When you collaborate with us on assignments and library resources, you can be sure your students will have a successful learning experience. Here is how we can help.
Librarians serve as liaisons to the various colleges and departments on campus and are available for research consultations, research instruction, and resource recommendations. Here is their contact information.
Course-related library instruction is designed to introduce students to research strategies and the basic information sources available for a particular class or subject. A librarian works with you and develops an instructional session or sessions to meet the specific needs of the class. Course-related library instruction is one of the most effective ways of teaching students to use scholarly materials and resources. This success is due to supplementing subject-oriented training received in the classroom with instruction in information resources and search techniques.
The F.D. Bluford Library serves more than just the faculty, staff and students of the University. Here are the borrowing privileges we extend to others in our community and region.
The presidents and chancellors of the University, from 1892-present.
The University Archives procures, organizes, collects, describes, maintains and preserves records of historical and administrative value to the university. Here are the guidelines for transferring office records to the University Archives.
Scott Hall was named for W. Kerr Scott, a governor of North Carolina. The residence hall was completed in 1951 at a cost of nearly $2 million, the largest sum appropriated to the University at that time. The red brick structure housed 1,100 male students and included 505 rooms and three apartments for faculty supervisors.
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.
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.
The A&T Alma Mater is sung at formal occasions such as Commencement. Here is the history of the song, its lyrics & information about the woman who wrote it and the composer who scored it.
Interviews of notable A&T people and alumni.
On February 1st, 1960 in Greensboro, North Carolina, four A&T freshmen students, Ezell Blair, Jr. (Jibreel Khazan), Franklin McCain, Joseph McNeil & David Richmond walked downtown and “sat - in” at the whites–only lunch counter at Woolworth’s. They refused to leave when denied service and stayed until the store closed.
Common Roots: The North Carolina Agricultural and Technical Centennial Story quilt took almost three years to make, has fifty-nine colorful blocks depicting a variety of the events and people that figured prominently in the life of this great institution, and provided interesting and highly creative avenues of expression for the more than 100 persons who lent their talents as artists to design the blocks or as crafters to do the stitchery and quilting.
The University Archives procures, organizes, collects, describes, maintains and preserves records of historical and administrative value to the university and that have significantly impacted upon the African American experience in the Piedmont Triad region.
Willie Ernest Grimes was born in Winterville, North Carolina, a rural eastern town in Pitt County just outside Greenville. He grew up in a close knit family with his four siblings. Willie and his brother, George, who was four years younger, were the two youngest children and were especially close. His parents, Joe and Ella, were farmers.
Bluford Library offers workshops to help you succeed here at A&T. Seats are limited; register at least 24 hours in advance.