Give to Joyner Library
Joyner Library's spaces, such as the Collaborative Learning Center, Music Library, and Teaching Resources Center are places where patrons seek intellectual pursuits. All who visit will find advanced technology, ergonomic furniture, and inspirational places enhanced by engaging art. Your gift will help enhance library reading rooms, technology zones, study rooms, and research alcoves.
Research and Instructional Services (RIS) offers personal assistance and instruction in the use of library resources to members of the ECU community (both on-campus and distance learners). Assistance is provided in person, via e-mail and telephone, and through various web-based services. An extensive program of outreach and library instruction are at the heart of the Department's activities. RIS is located on the 1st floor of Joyner Library in a student centered space for education and creative activities, reference, research, technical assistance on demand, and flexible furniture facilitating collaborative learning.
The Music Library is the gem in the musical crown of eastern North Carolina and one the largest music collections in the state. It is home to Joyner’s entire audio recording collection as well as the music-related portion of its video recording collection. In addition to these media collections the library owns collections of music scores, books, journals, microforms, and computer software dealing with every musical style and genre from classical to rock to reggae. The Music library also provides a computer/listening lab, study space, audio and video dubbing service and music reference assistance.
Library's courtyard offers students the chance to relax or study al fresco at six tables shaded by canopy
umbrellas. Each table seats up to four people; two additional benches line the
courtyard's brick paver perimeter. Several modern sculptures by ECU School of
Art and Design alumni, as well as the lush green landscaping, accentuate the
open space. The courtyard is wheelchair accessible.
Room 1418 has state of the art technology in a classroom that can accommodate
up to 40 students. Five tables seating up to eight students each are equipped
with eight electrical outlets and an HDMI port. Individual monitors can project
locally from a laptop or from the instructor station located at the front of
the room. The instructor teaches from a SMART podium projected to an 85"
monitor. A fleet of 20 iPads is available for instruction depending upon course
Room 1415 is equipped with 25 laptops and a SMART podium connected to a short
throw projector. Soundproofing is incorporated into the walls. A fleet of 20
iPads is available for instruction depending upon course need.
Room 1020 is equipped with 25 desktop computers and a SMART podium connected to
a short throw projector. The room contains a beautiful mural entitled “Tree of
Knowledge” that was created by a former ECU student. The mural features strong
purple tones of silhouetted students around a tree raising their arms to gather
On busy days Group Study Rooms throughout the library are in high demand. Collaborative team projects are an essential element of the new pedagogy for many ECU professors teaching skills for the global economy. These rooms allow students to engage in discussions without disturbing others in quiet areas. Many of the Group Study Rooms are equipped with large screen monitors that connect to laptop computers for collaborative work.
$10,000 - $15,000 (depending on the room size)
Library has more than 50 small rooms for 1-2 people to use for study, research,
and project completion. Many of the rooms contain whiteboards. The rooms can be
reserved up to three consecutive hours, up to twice per day. During the 2016-2017
school year they were reserved more than 42,000 times.