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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 resources that complement courses and programs offered at Greensboro College. The library provides access to tens of thousands of books, nearly 200,000 ebooks, many DVDs, audiobooks, games, and musical scores, as well a broad range of scholarly content including articles from a wide selection of journals.

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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

The Library building is open roughly 60 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.

*Consulting hours are managed by the Global Communication Center and require making an appointment using WCOnline. You can schedule an appointment today at greensboro.mywconline.com. You will need to register for a free account with WCOnline in order to schedule your first appointment. However, it’s free, safe, and easy to register! After the first time, you’ll never need to create an account again.

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

The library is also home to 23 computer workstations as well as wireless internet that is 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. 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.


Library Services

The Library offers a pethera of services to students, faculty, and staff. Librarians and library staff are available all hours in which the library is open to answer your questions and provide guidance on research and coursework. You can also walk in any time the library is open and obtain assistance. See some specific library services listed below:


Library Services For Faculty

  • Schedule Instruction for your class with our friendly librarians.
  • Place your textbook and both physical and digital course materials on reserve for your students to easily access.
  • Access subscription resources and recent research that informs your teaching and improves your students’ learning experiences.
  • Access to over 70,000 print books and over 200,000 ebooks.
  • Free access to computers and internet.
  • Friendly assistance from library staff during every hour in which the library is open.
  • Thousands of hours of educational streaming video available to share with your students.
  • Obtain expert assistance with using Moodle as well as building and designing your course in Moodle through the Moodle Helpdesk housed in the Library.
  • Direct your questions about Turnitin to the Library and get expert guidence on how to use Turnitin most effectively in your course!

Library Services For Students

  • Make an appointment with our friendly librarians to discuss a course or assignment.
  • Enjoy thousands of square feet of space to study and reflect.
  • Access to knowledgble, professional librarians and library staff is available to you through virtual chat, in-person, and via phone for over 60 hours week.
  • Study rooms for private study or group projects. Reserve a study room today!
  • Honors students can reserve their own private study carrels for a hour, or for weeks at at time.
  • Access to free internet and 23 desktop computers as well as safe, reliable wifi throughout the building.
  • Easy access to your textbooks and course materials via our course reserves.
  • Thousands of relevant academic journals, ebooks, streaming movies and videos, and e-resource content at your fingertips both on and off-campus. Browse our e-resources right now.

Library Technology

The James Addison Library is home to a number of technologies that improve student learning experiences, support students and faculty in their work, study, and research, and aid the GC Community during every visit to the Library.

  • ACCESSIBLITY: Library desktop computers include Kurzweil readback software and Dragon Naturally Speaking.
  • CHROMEBOOKS: Chromebooks and headphones are available for overnight and multi day checkout. Review all technology available for loan, here.
  • PRINTING/SCANNING: Print and scan course materials and assignments for free.
  • THE LIBRARY CLASSROOM: The Library houses its own computer lab containing 14 desktop workstations.
  • WIFI: Bring your own laptop or use one of ours and enjoy secure, reliable wifi access.

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.


Librarians


Lauren Brewer
Reference & Instruction Librarian
B.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
M.I.L.S., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Library – Main Level
lauren.brewer@greensboro.edu
336-272-7102 ext. 5378

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

Work-study

For more information about working at James Addison Jones Library, send an email to library@greensboro.edu.

Holocaust Collection

Levy-Loewenstein

Holocaust Collection

The library also houses the Levy-Loewenstein Holocaust Collection. This collection comprises more than 1,400 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.

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Assistance with Moodle

Moodle is Greensboro College’s community course management system. It is where all faculty, staff, and students find information, where students turn in assignments or forms, and where everyone on campus interacts with each other. It’s easy to use. You can log in to Moodle at: http://moodle.greensboro.edu or click Moodle on the College’s web pages. You use the same username and password as you do for email. You also use the Moodle change password option in your Moodle profile to change your email password.

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