main stacks collection
- The main stacks, on the lower level of Renfro Library, house the general undergraduate
collection, developed and maintained to support the Mars Hill College curriculum and to
reflect the College’s commitment to the Liberal Arts. The book collection is arranged
by the Dewey Decimal classification system.
- The Reference Collection is located on the main floor of Renfro Library and consists primarily
of print and electronic materials selected to support the college's academic program. These
materials include atlases, bibliographies, dictionaries, directories, encyclopedias, guides,
handbooks, indexes, and manuals.
- Print reference materials may not be checked out; electronic titles may be accessed through
the Renfro Library Catalog and through the Renfro Electronic Resources web pages.
- Renfro Library maintains a collection of current periodicals and newspapers, selected to
support the college's academic programs and to provide general and recreational reading
for library patrons. The library also provides access to a wide range of electronic
periodicals. Back issues of periodicals and newspapers are maintained in bound, microfiche
and microfilm format. Check Journal Finder for complete subscription information.
- Current Periodicals and Newspapers: Main floor of Renfro.
- Microfilm: Main floor of Renfro, in cabinets behind current periodicals.
- Microfiche: Main floor of Renfro, in cabinets behind the Circulation Services Desk.
- Bound periodicals: Main stacks on the ground floor, immediately following the 900s;
shelved alphabetically by title.
curriculum library collection
- The Curriculum Library, located on the main floor of Renfro Library, is a collection of
children's and young adult fiction and non-fiction, appropriate for use in the K-12 classroom.
The collection supports the Mars Hill College Teacher Education program.
music score collection
- The Music Scores collection, housed in the Score Room on the main floor of Renfro Library,
consists of printed music, selected and maintained to support the needs of the Department of
Music students and faculty.