January 22, 2015
(North Carolina Sate University) The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded $333,000 to North Carolina State University to support the second phase of the development of the Global Open Knowledgebase (GOKb), an open source project that promises to significantly enhance how libraries manage their electronic journals and books.
July 21, 2010
(North Carolina Sate University) A substantial grant awarded through the U.S. Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) will anchor the latest initiative from the NCSU Libraries aimed at transforming how students learn and create in twenty-first century academic libraries. In the Librariesí new Technology Sandbox, currently under construction in D. H. Hill Library, NC State students will soon be able to put their talents to work at almost any hour of any day on the large-scale display and gesture-based computing technologies that are now revolutionizing the visual display of data and the creation of digital media. The Technology Sandbox will also serve as a test bed and showcase for technologies that will be available when the new James B. Hunt Jr. Library is completed in 2012, helping to ensure that the iconic building will be one of the most technically stunning academic learning spaces in the country.
January 12, 2006
(North Carolina Sate University) The North Carolina State University Libraries announced the first library deployment of a revolutionary new online catalog. Leveraging the advanced search and Guided Navigation capabilities of the Endeca ProFind platform, the NCSU Libraries’ new catalog provides the speed and flexibility of popular online search engines while capitalizing on existing catalog records. As a result, students, faculty, and researchers can now search and browse the NCSU Libraries’ collection as quickly and easily as searching and browsing the Web, while taking advantage of rich content and cutting-edge capabilities that no Web search engine can match.