- Accidental Discoveries That Went Boom
- CRISPR/Cas 9 Explained
- How to Keep Your Phone Battery Charged Longer
There’s also a new video biography of Patrick Soon-Shiong, winner of the 2016 Bower Award for Business Leadership.
Credo Reference has added the following 12 titles since November:
- The Psych 101 Series: Memory 101
- The Psych 101 Series: Creativity 101
- The 2015 Annual Register: World Events 2014
- The 2016 Annual Register: World Events 2015
- Native American Almanac: More Than 50,000 Years of the Cultures and Histories of Indigenous Peoples
- Ideas for Leaders Collection
- Encyclopedia of Great Popular Song Recordings
- The Quotable Feynman
- Ten Thousand Birds
- Merriam-Webster’s Medical Dictionary
- Standard Handbook of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering
- 500 Great Military Leaders
Our Credo Reference collection now includes 816 reference ebooks and more than 3.4 million full text entries. Take a look!
We recently added Salem Health: Nutrition to our collection, which comes with free access to the same content online. The printed set is over 900 pages in three volumes and includes 300 articles on topics such as:
- Red Meat
- Energy Drinks
- Cancer Prevention
- Hypertension and Sodium
- Mental Health and Diet
- Nutrition in Healthy School-Age Children
- Ramadan Fasting
- Veterans Weight Management Programs
2017 is almost here – time to think about New Year’s resolutions! If you’d like to learn a new language next year, Mango Languages can help with fun, self-paced courses for 71 foreign languages. If English isn’t your first language, you can improve your skills with English courses in 19 different languages. And you can learn anywhere with mobile apps for iOS, Android, and Kindle Fire devices. Expand your mind and fight monolingualism by learning a new language!
The Library will be closed during winter break, from Saturday, December 17th through Sunday, January 8th. We’ll be checking our e-mail and Danielle Hoveland and Barbara Schuldt will be here limited hours during the break. Instructors, please e-mail or call ahead of time (x8366) if you need to drop off reserve items or check items out before spring semester begins. If Barbara or Danielle are here, just knock on the staff door and they’ll be happy to help you.
Have a happy and restful winter break, everyone!
AccessScience has added lots of new content this month. There’s a new briefing on the critically endangered eastern lowland gorilla and a new article on reproductive immunology. New videos and animations include:
- How Do Sparklers Work?
- How to Make Fluorescent Flowers
- Is it Okay to Pee in the Pool?
- Sniffing Priceless Art and Artifacts for Conservation
- The Science of Spotting Fake Foods
- Total Synthesis
- What If Humans Could Photosynthesize?
Don’t forget AccessScience has projects for makers of all skill levels. New projects include:
And finally, there’s a new video biography of Solomon W. Golomb, winner of the 2016 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Electrical Engineering.