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 Need a fast answer to a question? Try the new live chat by using the chat widget on our website. Just click the icon, and enter your name, email, and question in the box to get started! In fall 2019 the James B. Duke Memorial Library launched its live chat feature on the library website. JCSU librarians staff the live chat service to assist patrons with questions about locating resources, APA citation style, research assignments, and

Lindsey Roberts is the new Digitization and Serial Control Technician. She recently moved to Charlotte from Myrtle Beach, SC where she worked in Access Services at Coastal Carolina University.  She earned her BA in English, with a minor in Linguistics from Coastal Carolina University in 2017 and is currently pursuing her Masters of Library & Information Science from University of Missouri. In her spare time, she enjoys catching up on true crime podcasts, reading, and

This fall the James B. Duke Memorial Library collaborated with University College to raise awareness of the history of Johnson C. Smith University and historically black colleges as well as the legacy of the Historic West End neighborhoods around the university. Jasmine Corbett-Warren, Assistant Professor of Communication Studies and Rhetoric and Culture, taught semester-long course project called “Allow Me to Reintroduce Myself” that allowed her students to do primary source research at the Inez Moore

As you pass by the Center of Information desk in the library, you'll notice a few new faces. Devin McAllister and Tyler Copeland have joined our team in the role of the Daytime Library Assistant and the Evening Library Assistant respectively, reporting directly to Mrs. Monika Rhue, the Director of Library Services. Devin is the Daytime Library Assistant. He earned his BA in Liberal Studies from North Carolina A&T State University in 2014 and received his

Porter Durham, a former member of the Board of Trustees at Johnson C. Smith University, has graciously underwrote the donation of 100 volumes of the Library of America series to the James B. Duke Memorial Library. The library staff was tasked with selecting the volumes that would best supplement the library collection and support the library’s and University’s mission. The selection process was accomplished through browsing the Library of America (LOA) catalog and filtering by topic

The James B. Duke Memorial Library at Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU) has announced the Inez Moore Parker Fellowship in honor of Mrs. Inez Moore Parker and her daughter Amelia.  Mrs. Parker came to JCSU as an English professor in 1944, and served the University for 30 years. While at Smith she became interested in recording the history of the school, and started seeking out documents and photographs that would help her publish The Biddle-Johnson C. Smith