Learn about the technology and equipment you can borrow from our library.
InterLibrary Loan (ILL) is the name we use for borrowing items we do not own from another library. Please allow 1-2 weeks for delivery.
Faculty and Staff- If there is no charge by the lending library, Chowan will continue to provide Faculty and Staff materials for free. However, if there is a charge from the other library Faculty and Staff will be asked to pay the lending fee.
Did your professor tell you they put a book on reserve in the library? Go to the front desk to request this book. Course reserves are usually available for 2-hour checkout and must stay in the library.
In-person instruction located in the library instruction lab or on Zoom if appropriate
When you contact me, please include information about the assignment your students are working on and learning goals you would like the library instruction class to teach.
We can create a custom library tutorial/ module for your students.
See the following example:
We can create a custom research guide that links to library databases. You can link research guides to Blackboard to give students easy access.
See the following example:
We can create custom library instructional videos and post them on YouTube.
Do you want to bring your class to the library, but don't want to schedule library instruction?
Faculty can reserve any space in the library to bring their class for a visit. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org and tell us what class you are bringing, the day and time you will come, and how many students are in the class.
Chowan University students, faculty, and staff who demonstrate knowledge or prior experience with equipment or have completed the library’s 3D printing training may use the machine.
The library can supply filament for $0.15/ gram with a $1.50 minimum charge and a maximum $10 charge. The product will be weighed with supports to determine the price.
If you bring your own filament the price is $2.00 per print. To schedule an appointment, fill out the 3D Print Request Form.
Study spaces are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. You do not need to reserve the rooms.
Chowan University students, faculty and staff have 24/7 access to our resources both on-campus and off-campus. To get access to the library when you leave campus, start on the A-Z Database page and select from this list the online-resource you need to search
You will see a Sign-In page. Use your Chowan email and password to login.
Whitaker Library offers 38 desktop computers and 30 laptops for students to use inside the library. In addition, the Library Information Literacy Lab is available most evenings for student use.
Scan to email is another popular tool students can use in the library.
You can scan and email a document for free!
To print, log on to any computer in the library using your Chowan username and password.
Use your campus printing money with the library printers. Color printing is also available.
Need an article or book chapter but are unable to come to the library to pick it up? The library staff will scan the document and email it to you.
This service is for Chowan University Faculty/ Staff and Graduate Students.