Expert Staff,
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Abundant Resources

The James Addison Jones Library

Located on the northeast side of campus, adjacent to Market Street, the James Addison Jones Library supports teaching and learning by providing access to spaces and resources that enhance and complement courses and programs offered at Greensboro College. The library provides access to tens of thousands of books, nearly 200,000 ebooks, streaming video, audiobooks, and musical scores, as well a broad range of scholarly content including articles from a wide selection of journals. Library spaces offer retreats for focused study as well as dynamic collaboration. The Library provides an ever widening array of resources that facilitate and encourage knowledge creation and expression.

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Keep up-to-date on the latest library news and events using the GC mobile app. Join the library’s in-app group channel to talk to us through the app in real time!

Mission Statement

The James Addison Jones Library supports the academic and social community of Greensboro College and its mission through a provision of collections, services, and facilities that reflect the College’s curriculum, promote information literacy and learning amongst a diverse student body, and support faculty teaching, research, and scholarship.

Library Hours

Online Chat and Texting Hours

Fall & Spring Semester
Monday-Thursday: Online 8:30 a.m.-midnight.
Friday: Online 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday: Offline
Sunday: Online 2 p.m.-midnight

Summer Sessions
Monday – Thursday: Online 8:30 a.m.- 8 p.m.
Friday: Online 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: Offline

Building Hours

The Library building is open roughly 86 hours per week during the academic year. Librarians are happy to provide reference service, individual and small-group instruction, interlibrary loan service, and assistance with other information needs.

Fall & Spring Semester
Monday-Thursday: 7:30 a.m.-midnight; everyone out by 11:55 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday: Building Closed
Sunday: 2:00 p.m.-midnight; everyone out by 11:55 p.m.

Summer Sessions
Monday-Thursday: 8:30 a.m.-8 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Exceptions to building and online chat hours may be made during holidays and special events.

The library also hosts a number of fun social events throughout the year. Past examples include game nights, knitting lessons, craft projects, and a Halloween costume contest.

Technology

The library is also home to 23 computer workstations and 7 laptops that are available for checkout. Wireless internet is also available throughout the library building. Please note that access to the library, library facilities, and technology is restricted to Greensboro College faculty, staff, students, and invited guests.

Computer Lab

The computer lab contains 14 desktop computers.

Copy/Print/Scan

All copying, printing, scanning in the library is free.

Laptops

Check out a Chromebook with your Pride ID card.

Wifi

Wireless Internet is available throughout the building.

Instruction

The Library provides instruction in the use of learning and information resources. Library or research instruction sessions are suited to fit your needs. Depending upon the instructional needs of a class, the library offers handouts, research guides, as well as assignment specific resources. Classroom instruction also includes how to access and use remote information and subscription databases available through the library web site. Schedule a session today!

Librarians are available from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday to answer your questions and provide guidance on your research and coursework. You can also walk in any time the library is open and obtain assistance. Schedule a one-on-one appointment with a college librarian today!

If you have any questions about instruction, please contact us at library@greensboro.edu.

Study Rooms & Honors Carrels

The library contains two study rooms on the second floor. Students can reserve a study room in advance or just walk in and ask what’s available at the library’s front desk.

Bonus Room

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The Bonus Room includes a large, moveable whiteboard, four chairs, and a 6 foot table.

Conference Room

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The Conference Room includes a two large, moveable whiteboard, six chairs, and an 8 foot table.

Honors Carrels

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Honors Carrels are small study nooks located throughout the library’s stacks. Honors students can claim exclusive use of a carrel.

Library Tours

Librarians are happy to provide tours to new faculty, and staff upon request. All first-year students participate in a library tour as part of their Greensboro College Seminar class. To request a library tour, please email library@greensboro.edu or call the library at extension 5241.



Librarians


Dayton Cheatham
Reference Assistant
B.A., Washington College
J.D., University of Minnesota Law School
Library – Main Level
dayton.cheatham@greensboro.edu
336-272-7102 ext. 5241

Becky Quigley
Library Specialist
B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Library – Main Level
rebecca.quigley@greensboro.edu
336-272-7102 ext. 5315

Will Ritter
Library Director
B.S., Appalachian State University
M.L.I.S., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Library – Upper Level
will.ritter@greensboro.edu
336-272-7102 ext. 5734

Vacant Position
Reference & Instruction Librarian
Library – Main Level
336-272-7102 ext. 5378

Student Assistants

  • Akon Bol
  • Jackie Hines
  • George Knight

Interested in working in the library? For more information, email library@greensboro.edu.

Levy-Loewenstein

Holocaust Collection

The library also houses the Levy-Loewenstein Holocaust Collection. This collection comprises more than 1,600 publications, works of art, and artifacts pertaining to the Holocaust and related subjects. This collection was created through a gift from Richard Levy, a former trustee, and his wife, Jane, in memory of their parents.

Academic Technology

The Library and its partners are happy to provide information to help you identify and use the technology tools available at Greensboro College to provide your students with an engaging and fulfilling educational experience.

For all other technology questions not related to Turnitin or Moodle, please email techsupport@greensboro.edu to create a “ticket” which will be addressed by IT staff as soon as possible.


First Citizens Bank
Global Communication Center

The First Citizens Bank Global Communication Center occupies roughly 3,000 square feet on the garden level of the James Addison Jones Library. The Center offers consultations in the areas of writing, speaking, and producing digital media. Spaces include a video recording room, a podcasting studio, and a large classroom. The Center also offers collaborative spaces to facilitate peer activities, a number of computer workstations, a large reception area with comfortable seating, café-style tables, and bean bag chairs.

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