Appreciation of Student Employees

Getting the chance to work with our student employees is one of the very best parts of our job in the Library.  They actually keep us humming, we have 55 this year, and we literally cannot operate without them! The Main Library Information Desk assistants are on duty the 106 hours a week that the Information desk is open and the Music Library hours just shy of that.  And as a matter of fact, from 5:00 p.m. on Fridays until 4:00 p.m. on Sundays, the Information Desk Assistants keep both libraries … [Read more...]

Fine Foods Program

YES “VIRGINIA” THERE IS A SANTA CLAUS! For over 25 years the Library has been collecting non-perishable food items for the less fortunate in our area through the FINE FOODS PROGRAM. For every non-perishable food item that is donated, we will waive up to $1.00 in Library fines. Please feel free to donate to FINE FOODS even if you do not have Library fines. Please bring all items to the Information Desk of the E.H. Little library. All items collected will be delivered to local food pantries on … [Read more...]

Late Nights at Little Library

This semester has been the first in the history of E.H. Little Library that we have stayed open all night, after the staff leave the building.  We have been very pleased that the students using the building overnight have been very respectful and we have found the building just as clean when opening back up each morning as we did when no one was here overnight.  We were a bit concerned about the new classroom on the ground floor (old 24 hour room) taking too much time to clean up before classes … [Read more...]

New Era for E.H. Little Library

Monday night, August 25th was the beginning of a new chapter in the life and history of E.H. Little Library.  For the first time, we did not perform our “usual” closing routine for the Library because access is now available for all Students, Faculty and Staff of Davidson twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week.  We will continue to staff the library Information Desk for the same hours as we have in the past, with no change in patron service.  Patrons may check out items when the library is … [Read more...]

Document Delivery

FACULTY AND STUDENTS … Don’t have the time or inclination to run to the Library to photocopy that journal article or book chapter you need?  Never fear, Document Delivery is here! When you discover that perfect item you need for your class or research, all you have to do is fill out an Interlibrary Loan Request, just as you would if we didn’t own the item. The appropriate forms are on the left side of the ILLiad homepage; simply complete either the article or book chapter form and submit.   You … [Read more...]