About the Park Library
The Park Library supports the School of Media and Journalism‘s educational, research, and professional mission by teaching journalism and mass communication students, selecting appropriate materials for courses taught in the School, and providing space for quiet study. Or as Stephanie says, we offer “space, stuff, and support” for all your research needs. Read more about our mission.
- Our awesome facilities include space for up to 70 people with comfy chairs and large work tables.
- We have a CCI printer, 11 Macs, a scanner, a Bloomberg terminal, and Thunderbolt displays to charge your Mac.
- Our Macs include Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft software.
- We are on the second floor of Carroll Hall (see us on a map).
- Our collection includes 10,000 books. Browse our newest books!
- We collect and bind theses written by our undergraduate and Master’s students. Check them out!
- We have DVDs on all aspects of journalism and mass communication. Browse the list in our catalog.
- We receive several daily newspapers and many magazines and scholarly journals in print. We have thousands of online journals.
- We prepare course guides with links to resources for specific classes taught in the School. These help in finding online material for research projects.
- We also prepare subject guides with recommended databases and websites in various topics.
- We host therapy pets every semester on exam reading days. Read more about the benefits of therapy pet visits and the history of #PetsAtPark.
- Contact us to find out how we can help!
- Food and beverages are permitted in the library. Please be neat—and familiarize yourself with our Library Policies.
- Books circulate for up to 30 days. Please be familiar with the Park Library Borrowing Items page to avoid fines.
- Read answers to frequently asked questions for more info.
The Park Library was named in honor of Roy H. Park, North Carolina native and founder of Park Communications, and moved to its 5,000 square-foot quarters in July 1999.
For more information, contact Stephanie Willen Brown, director of the Park Library.