Christopher Cox is ready to take Clemson University’s libraries to new frontiers. The new dean of libraries trekked to the Upstate from the plains of Iowa, where he spent the last five years shepherding the libraries at the University of Northern Iowa to new heights.
Christopher Cox, dean of library services at the University of Northern Iowa, has been chosen as the new dean of libraries for Clemson University. He will start on Aug. 1.
Walk through one of the doors embedded in the three-story wall of windows at the front of the building’s sleek white exterior, and you’ll find a Starbucks, a geospatial technology lab, and a digital studio sponsored by Adobe. Open work spaces all around you buzz with researchers collaborating on high-definition displays, computer monitors, and laptops. It might sound like a high-tech incubator in Silicon Valley, but it’s Clemson University’s main library - which had more than 1.4 million visitors in 2016 - as it joins others across the country in adapting to the digital age.
The Information Technology Student Advisory Board (ITSAB) delivered an extremely successful 2016-17, funding over a dozen technology projects to benefit Clemson University students. “This year’s IT Student Advisory Board was incredibly successful,” said Dory Askins, Chair of this year’s ITSAB. “Comprised of 12 students, freshmen to seniors, Undergraduate Student Government, and other students, the board […]
Clemson University Libraries honored its outstanding staff at their annual employee recognition day event on Thursday, May 18. Employees were recognized for promotions, retirements, years of service, and other accomplishments. The Libraries also welcomed and acknowledged newly hired employees. The 2016 Classified Staff Employee of the Year was awarded during the event. Seven staff members […]
This Tiger is a triple threat. She’s an avid gamer, she raises money for childhood cancer, and she is the voice of the Cooper Library online tutorial modules. You can usually find her in the library, but just a heads up--she may be speaking one of the three foreign languages that she knows.
Clemson University and the National Park Service have released the Open Parks Network, a digital gallery of rare and unique material from the archives of the country’s national parks, historic sites and battlefields.
When graduate student Shehzad Ziaee arrived in Clemson from his home in Hyderabad, India he was already a photography enthusiast but had never used a digital single-lens reflex (DLSR) camera before. On his first day in Clemson, he found himself in the library talking with library security coordinator, Walter Wilson. “Mr. Walter gave me some […]
Clemson University Dean of Libraries Maggie Farrell and Don Gilstrap, dean of libraries at the University of Alabama, have a friendly wager on the outcome of the football game Monday night.
During the month-long research and creation period, the students used library books and carts to create their sculptures on-site in Cooper.
The University is grateful for a generous woman's gift which will benefit the expansion of the library's materials and ensure that the Cooper Library is able to offer the best services and support to the Clemson community.
An administrator with degrees in library science, public administration and American studies has been named dean of libraries at Clemson University. Mary Margaret “Maggie” Farrell, dean of libraries at University of Wyoming since 2002, will join Clemson in mid-July.
Clemson University Libraries has been recognized as a contributor to the creation of The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA), a portal that delivers millions of materials found in American archives, libraries, museums and cultural heritage institutions to students, teachers, scholars and the public.