About ECU Digital Collections

The Digital Collections unit supports the research and teaching mission of East Carolina University and preserves the cultural heritage of the eastern North Carolina community through digital initiatives, especially the creation of digital library materials and tools.

Digital Collections works closely with units in within the libraries and collaborates with community partners on special projects like The Eastern North Carolina Digital Library.

Digital Collections' primary goal is to digitize and make available unique library content. Specific details of our selection plan can be found in our Collection Development Policy. Check out our other projects for a list of past digital initiatives of the department.

Digital Collections may include offensive language, images, and views. East Carolina University does not endorse or condone any offensive material contained in these documents and provides access only for the preservation and study of historical artifacts.

Contact Us

Email us your questions to ALS_DigitalProjects@ecu.edu. If your question is related to a specific item, please include the URL and/or title of the item in your email.

Call the Special Collections Desk at (252) 328-6671.

You can visit the Digital Collections, Special Collections, or University Archives department at J.Y. Joyner Library in-person to see most of the materials found on this site. Use this information to help you plan a visit, or call us at the Special Collections Desk for more information.

You can visit the History Collections department at Laupus Health Sciences Library in-person to see most of medical materials found on this site. Use this information to help you plan a visit. Additional medical items from The Country Doctor Museum can be viewed in-person as well. Visit their website or call them at 252-235-4165 for more information.