Getting the Most from Your Library this Summer

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Summer term has begun and the library is excited to help you create your own success at Durham Tech.

We offer a variety of services, resources, and spaces to help you this summer whether you're a student or faculty/staff member.

Feel free to browse our Library FAQ page for more details about our variety of spaces, services, and resources and subscibe to the Library Blog (this! right here!) to keep up with news, collections, and activities with your Durham Tech Library.

Everyone is welcome to respectfully use the Durham Tech Library. Our hours are adapted for the summer, but we're here. Check our website for the most up-to-date hours and for contact information.

Main Campus Library, as seen from the top of the staircase.

Everyone is eligible for a Durham Tech Library account-- no College affiliation required! Stop in our Main Campus or Orange County Campus during our summer hours and register or update your account or you can pre-register online (just let us know when you arrive!). We do require a photo ID for checkouts, and if you're a student


Spring Semester Library News

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Welcome to 2024! We made it and have already had some weather excitement. Remember to regularly check your Durham Tech email for updates from instructors, the College, or about changes or reminders about classes or College operations, whether it's weather or life circumstances. A few beginning of semester reminders & news-- Subscribe to the Durham Tech Library Blog If you're getting this in your email, thanks! You're already subscribed. If you're stumbling on this blog post randomly or it has

Fresh New Semester, Fresh New Spaces!

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If you've been around here for a while or are coming back after a while, nope, you're not wrong: The Durham Tech Library Blog has changed! All our very important past posts have been imported, and we're now ready to embark on a new semester in a new virtual space. Please forgive any broken links or wonky images. Please be patient with us as we remember our old lightweight coding skills. (Elder Millennial says Geocities and MySpace what?). Anyways-- Bienvenue! Welcome to the newest home of the

Welcome Back! Fall Semester Library Services

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Welcome back, welcome back, welcome back! We're excited to see everyone back on campus and to "see" you online, too-- just a reminder that you can chat with your Durham Tech Library staff between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM Monday through Friday (and with other librarians evenings and weekends). What can the Durham Tech Library do for you this semester? Whether it's research assistance, library instruction, Tech Tool or Chromebook lending, facilitating reading communities or challenges, helping you

Welcome back, welcome back, welcome back! Spring 2022 Library Services

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It's a new semester and your 3 branch campus libraries and 9 library staff members are ready to help you succeed! Masking is required on all Durham Tech campuses and in all Durham Tech Libraries. To encourage continued masking, food is no longer allowed to be eaten in the Main Campus Library. Masks may be removed briefly while actively drinking from beverage containers with lids, but should be put back on immediately. BEFORE arriving at any Durham Tech campus, be sure to assess your health. If

Winter Break and Looking Forward to 2022

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The end of the semester is upon us! The last day the Durham Tech Library will be open and Durham Tech Library staff will be available is Friday, December 17. All Durham Tech Libraries will be closed Monday and Tuesday, December 20-21 and the College will be closed from Wednesday, December 22 through Monday, January 3. The Libraries will reopen starting on Tuesday, January 4 and your library staff will be back and ready to help. Have a Chromebook to return? If you miss us in December, plan on

Technical Difficulties: Please Resubscribe!

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We've been having some technical difficulties with our blog, but it seems like we're back up and running. Unfortunately, if you previously subscribed to the blog to get automatic notifications, you're no longer on our list (because there isn't a list anymore). Want to get notifications of new posts? Enter your email address in the box to the right and then confirm.

Fall Library Operations: Tech and Spaces and Services!

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Monday, August 16 is the start of the fall semester. Are you ready? Check the Library and College website for up-to-date hours. The Main Campus and Orange County Campus Libraries will open with our fall hours on August 16. The Northern Durham Center will begin fall hours on Monday, August 23. Hours are subject to change, but changes will be posted online if needed. What's new or back for the fall semester? Well, classes are back in person (still online, too!) and everyone must wear a mask while

Fall Semester is Coming!

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Fall classes start on Monday, August 16, which means next week is Fall Semester Preparation Week! The Library (and the College with the exception of the Bookstore) will be closed to students on Monday, August 9 for professional development. The Library will reopen to students on Tuesday, August 10. Check the Library and College website for up-to-date hours for next week and the fall semester. What's new for the fall semester? Well, classes are back in person (still online, too!) and everyone

Durham Tech's First Virtual Open House

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Have you signed up for Durham Tech's First Virtual Open House? The 3-hour event will take place on Wednesday, June 2 from 5:30 to 8:30 pm and will provide information on College Admission, Financial Aid, Career Services, Student Support Services, and various other areas of the college. Following the Open House, the College will have virtual booths open for additional questions and information for specific Durham Tech departments. As a part of the Student Support Services department, the Library