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“Mango” Your Way to Learning a Foreign Language via a New NCLIVE Software Program

If you have a yen to learn a new language (or to become better at English if it’s your second language), the new language-learning software now available from NCLIVE–Mango Languages–may be just the ticket.  And it’s available now from Hackney … Continue reading

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“Chronicle of Higher Education” Now Available Online to the Barton Community

As promised, Hackney Library as of January 1, 2018 has been providing the Barton community access to the electronic version of the Chronicle of Higher Education’s premium articles and resources.  Access is available from anywhere, whether on campus or off, and … Continue reading

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New Career Resource Now Available from Hackney Library via NCLIVE

It’s a given–everyone wants to find a job when they graduate from college.   A recent Hackney Library acquisition may make the task of preparing for a career and finding a job in a particular field that much easier—and it’s now available … Continue reading

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New NCLIVE Historic Newspaper Database Now Available through Hackney Library

Thanks to a new database available to Hackney Library patrons via NCLIVE, you can now access some 3.5 million digitized pages of historic newspapers in North Carolina, including selected issues of Wilson’s Daily Times (ranging from 1896-1929),  the Wilson Advance (ranging … Continue reading

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World War I Comes to Hackney Library

In case you hadn’t noticed, Hackney Library has gone back in time about 100 years:  we are playing temporary host to an exhibit called “North Carolina in the Great War.”  The exhibit consists of two  mannequins–the first dressed in the … Continue reading

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“Words Have Power,” so Hackney Library Encourages You to Read a Challenged Book During “Banned Books Week,” September 24-30!

Did you know that not only have most of the the top 10 most frequently challenged or banned books in the United States in 2016 been challenged because of sexual content of one type or another, but also that an entire series … Continue reading

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Hackney Library Welcomes New Library Dean, Robert Cagna, On July 24, 2017

On July 24, 2017, Barton College’s Hackney Library welcomed new leadership to its ranks.  Robert (Rob) Cagna has taken over the helm as the new Dean and Associate Professor of Library Science at the library. Rob comes to us from West Virginia University … Continue reading

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