Dr. Gregory L. Hassler
Library Director (Interim)
Oversees circulation of Laupus Library materials, operates a reserve collection for course support, maintains, manages, and circulates the library's audiovisual collection including videos, audio cassettes, anatomical models, slides, charts, microfilm, etc.
Provides leadership for planning, organization, operations, and evaluation of programs and services of the Laupus Library. Special responsibilities include human resources, budgeting and accounting, and facilities management.
Collection Services orders library circulating, reference, serial, and history materials and ensures those materials are discoverable and accessible.
Responsible for Laupus Library communications, publications and public relations activities including special events and exhibits. This department also serves as liaison to the Medical and Health Sciences Foundation in support of Laupus Library development and advancement activities, and management of the Friends of Laupus Library.
Provides a full range of computer services to ECU faculty, staff, and students offering over 50 software titles in a variety of subject areas to compliment the Division of Health Sciences curriculum.
The Country Doctor Museum honors the work of rural health care providers by collecting, preserving, and interpreting medical artifacts that date primarily from the early 19th century through the early 20th century. In addition to two 19th century doctors’ offices reconfigured to house the medical collection, the Museum facility includes a medicinal herb garden, a carriage house, nursing and dentistry displays, and a gift shop. Through guided tours, education outreach and exhibits, the Museum offers insight into the history of rural health care in America.
Document Delivery is made up of Interlibrary Borrowing/Lending and Article Delivery.
Collects, catalogs, preserves, displays, and provides reference assistance on materials relevant to the history of health care. The Collections include historical materials from medicine, nursing, the allied health sciences, dentistry, pharmacology, and public health. A special emphasis is placed on primary care practices in eastern North Carolina.
Librarians are available to guide clients to the most efficient and effective means of accessing the library’s resources. Laupus Library Liaisons are assigned to each department, college, and school within the Division of Health Sciences to provide information services, Laupus Library education programs, collection development assistance and curriculum coordination to faculty, staff and students. Services include tours and orientations for groups or individuals, instruction in use of the online catalog and bibliographic databases, and computerized literature searching. The department has handouts detailing the services available to every user category.
Meets the needs of all primary care physicians, mid-level practitioners and health sciences students in community based teaching and practice sites within the 23-county Eastern AHEC region. Provides training and support for all health care professionals throughout the region in the application of emerging information technologies including one-on-one or small group instruction in community health agency clinics, preceptor's sites, hospitals, and teaching practices. The Laupus Library has access to numerous bibliographic and full-text databases. These databases are web-based and provide immediate access to information resources.