Welcome and Thank you for visiting the Thomas F. Holgate Library’s Website!
Current Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday: 9 AM – 5 PM
Saturday – Sunday: Closed
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Click the button below to access the resources in our catalog. Some of these resources not only include how to find a physical book, but also include electronic encyclopedias, e-books, databases, magazines, journals and periodicals, and google scholar. In addition, students, faculty, and staff have borrowing privileges with all institutions in the Triad Academic Library Association. some of these institutions include: A&T, Elon, UNC-G, Guilford College, Wake Forest, Winston-Salem State, and Salem College.
Also to augment your research reach through cooperative borrowing privileges with Inter Library Loan, Bennett College has access to materials from all over the world!
Our Services include access to hundreds of databases and websites such as:
Electronic Resources (A-Z List),E-Tutorials on Resources, specific research guides for each major, MATLAB Training Suite, MATLAB and Simulink download page, Consumer.gov, Social Explorer – Data Visualization (must create account), OpenStax, HBCU Affordable Learning Platform, Bibliographic tools, NC Live’s Research Companion (this helps to even find your topic all the way to your references and writing citations!), Pro Quest’s research video guides, Open Education North Carolina Collection, OER Commons, the University of Minnesota’s Open Textbook Library, and The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, which is dedicated to providing high quality information services and to improving the public’s access to health information.
Services is also where you will find information on the library’s layout and how to reserve a group room.
The purpose of the archives is to provide the college with non-current historical documentation of the people affiliated with Bennett College. It is the repository of records, both official and non-official, with documented sources of events from past years. As the repository of the college, it has been established to ensure a record management program and to ensure an orderly procurement and preservation of public records of historical value. As a department of the library, the major objective of the Bennett College Archives is to professionally serve the campus community and the community at large. Highlights of the collection include administrative papers, college catalogs, yearbooks, college newspapers, artifacts, photographs of students, faculty, and campus activities.
Never stop smiling : a special education teacher’s memoir (written by an alumnae!)
The Thomas F. Holgate Library seeks to accommodate the educational programs, philosophy, mission, goals and objectives of the College. In that regard, the College has made constant efforts to provide and maintain a balanced library program that fosters and aids the promotion and achievement of academic, professional, and personal excellence.
To begin you may click on the small floating blue box on the bottom right side corner or by waiting 10 seconds. Then, type you name, email, and question into the designated boxes, and click on ‘Begin Chat.’ A librarian or library assistant will be with you shortly! If there is no response, please contact us instead through the contact box below or by email. You may reach us at firstname.lastname@example.org (library director), or at email@example.com (archivist).
If your live chat research question is not answered, please reach out to our librarians via this form for anything you might need. If there is no response after 24 hours, please reach out directly through email.