The William Madison Randall Library constitutes a vital instructional and research resource of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. With seating provided for approximately 1,000 people, the library holds nearly two million items in various formats of which 800,000 are books, bound journals, and print government documents; 920,000 are microform pieces, and more than 22,000 are multimedia items. In addition, the library provides extensive indexes and full text resources. These resources, including NC LIVE, Lexis-Nexis, Science Direct, JSTOR, and others provide access to indexing and full-text for thousands of journals and books. An online catalogue and circulation system provides easy, efficient access to most of the library’s collections. The library catalogue is accessible on the World Wide Web at http://library.uncw.eduThe library?s specialized collections include the Rare Book Collection; the Southeastern North Carolina Collection, devoted to original materials about or written by residents of the Lower Cape Fear region of North Carolina; Manuscript Collections (diaries, correspondence and other papers); UNCW and Wilmington College Archives; and the Curriculum Materials Center, a specialized facility designed to support the teacher education program of the Watson School of Education. The library is a selective depository for United States government publications and a full depository for North Carolina documents.Through its commitment to outreach Randall Library provides extensive facilities and services to members of the UNCW community. A knowledgeable and helpful staff of 43 full-time employees including 20 librarians and many student assistants provides extensive operating hours, professional reference and instructional services. In addition to these traditional services, the library prides itself on individual instruction and research assistance through its popular Drop-In Clinic program. Continuing to address the concerns of off-campus accessibility Randall Library offers extensive remote access to library services and resources. As a member of OCLC, Randall Library has national interlibrary loan and cataloging capabilities in addition to its cooperative relationships among the sixteen UNC system libraries.Randall Library was originally built in 1969 and is named for William Madison Randall, Wilmington College president from 1958 to 1968. An addition and renovation project in 1986-87 doubled the size of the building. The library also houses the Honors Program Office, a Distance Learning classroom, many faculty and graduate assistant offices, a computer lab for students and a coffee bar.
Upperman African American Cultural Arts Center, N.C. Teachers Legacy Hall, Ev-Henwood Nature Preserve, Center for Marine Science at Myrtle Grove, Almkuist-Nixon Sports Medicine Building, Museum of World Cultures, Claude Howell Gallery, UNCW Library Archives and Special Collections
nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service
reading, math, writing
minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological
on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interview training
24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
class attendance mandatory, class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited