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...]

Sounds of the Mountains

Since starting in the music library, I’ve spent a good deal of time learning the ropes of my new job and familiarizing myself with the audio, score, and reference collections we have here in Sloan Music Center. As a musician of what I like to think is discerning taste, being surrounded by such a substantial collection of different genres and flavors of great musical resources makes me as giddy as a kid in a candy shop. I've also made the short walk across campus several times to browse … [Read more...]

Introducing Our New Music Library Manager

Library brings musician Jon Hill to campus as our new Music Library Manager. We want to introduce him in his own words. I started as music library manager in November 2015, bringing over 10 years of experience working in libraries and a strong musical background to Davidson College. I come to Davidson from Durham and have been an employee of the Chapel Hill Public Library since 2006 where I started in the circulation department and most recently managed the periodicals collection. A … [Read more...]