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New library at CU-ICAR celebrates opening


Clemson Libraries celebrated the grand opening of its new branch library in the automotive engineering department at the Clemson University International Centre for Automotive Investigate (CU-ICAR) in Greenville with a ribbon chopping on Wednesday, August 30.

The new library is positioned on the fourth ground of the Campbell Graduate Engineering Center. It provides a assortment of publications specially for learners, faculty and team from the automotive engineering plan, as nicely as technological and leisure tools, and shipping services for resources to and from the key campus libraries. The new library also offers investigation assist services, area for specific and collaborative study and will host occasions and workshops.

The new library at CU-ICAR

“This is anything our automotive engineering learners and faculty have asked for for a even though, and I am thrilled that we are now able to offer a lot more assets and providers to them via this new branch library,” mentioned Clemson Libraries Dean Chris Cox. “This is just the latest instance of how the Libraries is continually expanding and evolving so that we can be the study library that Clemson University requires.” 

“This library will fill a vital want for learners and school not found on key campus, facilitating the innovation and continual upward development that have been the hallmarks of the Department of Automotive Engineering given that its founding,” claimed Laine Mears, chair of the Division of Automotive Engineering and a founding member of its faculty. “With this library, our students and school will be considerably far better equipped to generate the foreseeable future of the automotive industry.”

The new library is by now creating an effects. The library and the automotive engineering department teamed recently to take the grand prize in the SAE Mobilus Discovery Contest, held by SAE Worldwide to encourage the use of the SAE Mobilus database. Library professional Sarah Fisher, who manages the branch, also received the All-Star Librarian Award in the contest. Earlier this year, the library partnered with the United Way of Pickens County to host a tax preparation workshop for students. Much more than 50 students gained help with their tax returns at the event.

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