The James Addison Jones Library
Expert staff. Abundant resources.
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 print books, over 250,000 ebooks, streaming video, 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.
The Library building is open nearly 80 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. – 11:00 p.m.
- Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
- Saturday: Building Closed
- Sunday: 2:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
- Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
- Saturday & Sunday: Closed
- Monday-Thursday: 8:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
- Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 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, banned books trivia, craft projects, and a Halloween costume contest.
The computer lab contains 14 Microsoft Windows desktop computers.
Copy / Print / Scan
All copying, printing, and scanning in the library is free.
About 90 Chromebooks and Lenovo Laptops available for checkout.
Rental Request Form
Wireless internet is available throughout the building.
The Learning Commons is home to 8 iMac computers.
6 MacBook Pros are available to students of specific programs.
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.
You can sign up for our instructional services using the links below:
Study Rooms & Carrels
The library contains an array of unique spaces that offer retreats for focused study, encourage dynamic collaboration, and facilitate knowledge creation and expression.
There are two study rooms located on the upper-level of the library building. Both of these study rooms include a large whiteboard, four chairs, and a 6 or 8 ft table. Students can reserve a study room in advance by emailing email@example.com or simply walk in and check out a key from the library’s front desk.
Honors carrels are small study nooks located throughout the library’s stacks. These carrels are available for use by all students, however, students from The George Center for Honors Studies can claim a carrel for the entire semester and have exclusive use of the carrel.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call the library at extension 5241.
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 email@example.com 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.
- Shaleea Gaillard
- Kyiah Simmons
Interested in working in the library? For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
CONTACT THE LIBRARY
Phone: (336) 272-7102 x5241
Library Chat: Click the icon in the lower right of your screen to chat with a Greensboro College librarian from anywhere.