Renfro Library houses many resources to support candidates in the Teacher Education Program of Mars Hill University. These include reference materials in print and in electronic format, journals, electronic databases, children’s (K – 12) fiction and nonfiction books, as well as a circulating collection of resources for faculty and teacher education candidates. This collection has been developed and maintained in close consultation with the faculty of the Teacher Education Program and the Teacher Education Council, and includes resources on both the theories and the practice of education.
Renfro Library is located on the campus of Mars Hill University and is open seven days a week during fall & spring semesters, with a reduced schedule during summers and holidays. Professional research assistance is available daily as posted (usually from 10am – 9pm). In accordance with the department’s information literacy plan, each Teacher Education candidate will participate in a series of information literacy/research instruction sessions and activities that highlight the core resources for education research. Reference librarians are available by appointment for in-depth consultation for research projects.
Many of the library’s electronic resources are available for off-campus students with a password. Interlibrary loan services are available through agreements with regional and national consortia. For information about the Renfro Library services and resources, visit the Research Assistance Desk in Renfro, refer to the library’s web page, or call (828) 689-1518.