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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