The Lenoir-Rhyne Academic Institutional Repository (LAIR) is managed by the University Libraries and has been established to preserve and make broadly available the scholarly works of the LR community. LAIR is appropriate for article pre-prints and manuscripts, conference papers, instructional material, as well as student projects, theses, and dissertations. The repository also provides a digital home for the university’s historical and cultural collections.

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  • Distinguishing Depression from Burnout: Implications for Impactful Interventions for Long-Term Improvement 

    Behrend, Dawn (Association of College and Research Libraries, 2022)
    Abstract: Burnout is typified by a sense of exhaustion, cynicism, and lack of professional efficacy that occurs pursuant to an individual experiencing prolonged stress and a perceived inability to meet the demands of their ...
  • CINAHL Ultimate 

    Behrend, Dawn (The Charleston Advisor, 2022-11-15)
    The Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL) Ultimate is a subscription aggregate health and allied health sciences database available exclusively from EBSCO. CINAHL Ultimate is the premier product ...
  • Traces: An Oral History of Lenoir-Rhyne College 

    Oral History Class of 1977 (Lenoir-Rhyne College); Adams, David M.; Bobak, Rodney John; Bright, Jeffrey A.; Gryder, William D.; Huff, Dr. Carolyn; James, Joanna; Miller, Billie J.; Miller, Donald A.; Partridge, Debby; Troutman, Barbra; Williams, Katha; Wray, JoAnne (1977)
    Excerpted from the Introduction: "This oral history study of Lenoir-Rhyne College’s past was the result of a number of fortunate circumstances. First, the History Department, after joining the North Carolina Institute of ...
  • A Statement of the History and Present Financial Conditions of the College 

    Cline, William Pinckney (1903-08-05)
    This is W.P. Cline's brief, hand-written, financial account of the beginnings of Highland/Lenoir College up to 1903 or so. It also includes a history of its predecessor, Highland Academy. The papers are in an archives ...
  • The History of the Founding of Lenoir College 

    Yoder, Robert Anderson (1907-11)
    This is a handwritten manuscript written by Robert Anderson Yoder, entitled "The History of the Founding of Lenoir College." R.A. Yoder is one of the four founders of Lenoir College and its first president (1891-1901). ...

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