Periodical project documents Stone-Campbell history

The Center for Restoration Studies carefully collects gifts and subscriptions in order to document the Stone-Campbell history.  Among the collection of books, archival materials, and artifacts, are periodicals like brotherhood newspapers, church bulletins, mission...

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New technology offers interaction with the world

Imagine traveling through the solar system and holding models of planets in your hand, then moments later you are kayaking through the Antarctic with a killer whale swimming alongside your boat. Next, you step into a conversation with Ann Frank as she walks you...

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Waynai Bible leaves ACU for Museum of the Bible

After a yearlong stay at ACU in Special Collections, the Waynai Bible is now at the Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C. The Bible was donated to ACU in 1956 and has since been on exhibit in the Library.  ACU and Museum of the Bible agreed to a four-year loan cycle...

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Interim Dean of Library Services and Educational Technology

Dr. Marisa Beard will serve as Interim Dean of Library Services and Educational Technology while a national search is underway to replace Dr. John Weaver. Dr. Beard has been a leader in multiple educational technology initiatives in the library since she was hired in...

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Library exhibit showcases Maker Lab

Located in the foyer near the Core Classroom is an interactive and innovative exhibit that showcases the Maker Lab.  The display offers insight into the world of making and design, complete with 3D printed pieces, woodworking examples, laser-cut marble maze,...

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Scholars Lab offers GAME Lab

The Gaming and Media Exploration (GAME) Lab in the Scholars Lab is outfitted with retro game consoles for our Digital Entertainment Technology (DET) students to explore older games, as required and encouraged by their instructors.  Erica Pye, Scholarly Communications...

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Farewell reception honoring dean of library

A reception honoring Dr. John B. Weaver’s service at ACU and farewell celebration was held in the Barry and Diane Packer Forum on Dec. 16.  Dr. Robert Rhodes, Mark McCallon, Orneita Burton, Dr. Jason Fikes, and Kay Reeves were among those that spoke words of...

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Student Employee Spotlight

Samuel “Sam” Lopez is a junior engineering major from Abilene, Texas who works in the Maker Lab helping students with their creative projects and all things do it yourself (DIY) and mechanical. Sam recalls, “From an early age I could be found assembling and...

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A blog that previews new books

Holly Dameron (’18 M.A.), Library Acquisitions Coordinator, implemented a blog called Brown Library Acquisitions that offers students and faculty a monthly preview of library acquisitions.  Dameron shares, “In an effort to spark interest among students and faculty and...

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Scholars Lab hosts Lunch in the Lab

  Dr. Andrew Holowieck, Assistant Professor of Biology at ACU, joined us in the Scholars Lab for Lunch in the Lab on Oct. 27 to share his dissertation research:  Utilizing the Zebrafish as a Model to Investigate Development Toxicity and Congenital Heart...

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