Laupus Library
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Phone: (252) 744-2230


General Services

Ask A Librarian

Our librarians are available to answer any research-related questions you may have.

Borrowing Privileges and Loan Periods

View information about borrowing library materials, loan periods, and fees for overdue, damaged, or lost materials.

View Your Library Account

Log into your library account to renew your checked out items and fines on your account.

Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery

Our Interlibrary Loan service can deliver articles and other materials to you from our collection or even other libraries across the globe.

Room Reservation

Need a quiet place to study or a gathering place for your study group? Use our Room Reservation system to ensure that the space you need is available.

Equipment Loan Program

We offer laptops, digital cameras, iPads, and more for loan.

Technology Available in the Library

Get help using the library's computers, printers, copiers, and other technology

Poster Printing

Our computer lab offers a poster printing service for ECU students, faculty, and staff.


All document printing at Laupus Library is $0.02 per page for black & white, and $0.10 per page for color. ECU students are provided allowances each semester, but can add money to their accounts from their personal funds if needed. Full details can be found at ITCS' website.  ECU Faculty/Staff and other library guests may add money to their accounts as needed to cover printing. Printing is only available in 8.5” X 11” size paper.

Instructional Services

Laupus Library offers a variety of classes, on a regular schedule or by request, which can be held at the location of your choice. We provide customized library workshops, library services/resources updates, or demonstrations of discipline-specific resources to meet departmental research needs.

Request a Material Purchase

Submit a request for the library to purchase books, journals, audiovisual materials, or software.

Outreach Services

Outreach Services 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.

University Writing Center

The UWC is available to students, faculty, and staff to work with prepared undergraduate and graduate writing consultants at any stage of the writing process. The Laupus Library location is in room 3508 C. The normal hours are as follows:

Monday 2pm - 5pm
Tuesday 4pm - 9pm
Wednesday 2pm - 6pm
Thursday 4pm - 9pm
Friday 9am - Noon

Please consult the University Writing Center for the most current hours.

Speech Communication Center

The Speech Communication Center is located in 3508D and is available to you free of charge. They can help you with speaking anxiety, preparing and delivering an effective presentation, and professional communication skills. 

Please visit our site to set up an appointment or call 744-0505.

We can help you become a more confident communicator!

Faculty Services

We offer a wide variety of services tailored just for faculty.

View our faculty services