Free books

Please see the latest spreadsheet of Library discards and contact Danielle if you’d like any of them. Most of these books are about graphic design and visual communication.

lynda.com update

Don’t forget, lynda.com is available to everyone with a Dakota County Library card! New courses added in the last month include:

  • Revit: Tips, Tricks, and Troubleshooting
  • Excel Tips Weekly
  • Personal Finance Tips
  • Building Web APIs with ASP.NET Core
  • Real Estate Photography: Master Bathrooms
  • Photoshop CC 2017 for Photographers
  • SketchUp: Modeling from Photos
  • Windows Server 2016: Manage, Monitor, and Maintain Servers
  • Happiness Tips


Read our previous blog post for more information about how to access lynda.com, and thanks to the Dakota County Library for providing this amazing resource!

Films On Demand update

Films On Demand added 243 new videos in November, bringing our streaming video collection up to 45,944 titles. Take a look!

 

New titles

Take a look at the new books we added to our collection in November. You can find these and everything else in our collection through our catalog, MnPALS Plus. Here are just a few of the new titles on our shelves. Check them out!

AG243 Guinness World Records 2017 JK1976 Campaign Trends and Election Law RA781 Anatomy of Strength & Conditioning

RC662 Whole Cooking & Nutrition RK652.5 Dental Materials TK140 Tesla

TK153 Electricity for Refrigeration, Heating and Air Conditioning TK5105.8885 Mastering Responsive Web Design TL214 Computerized Engine Controls

TL230.2 Heavy Duty Truck Systems TP248.2 Introduction to Biotechnology TP577 Complete Beer Course

Free books

Please see the latest spreadsheet of Library discards and contact Danielle if you’d like any of them. Most of these books are about cooking and graphic design.

Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month, also known as National American Indian Heritage Month. Join us in celebrating the rich history, the variety of cultures, and the many contributions of Native Americans to our world. Learn more with books, ebooks, and videos from our from our collection.

Check out these sites for more information:

American Diabetes Month

November is American Diabetes Month. According to the American Diabetes Association, 29.1 million Americans have diabetes, another 86 million are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes, and diabetes is the 7th leading cause of death in the United States. You can learn how to control or lower your chance of developing diabetes with books, ebooks, and videos from our collection.

Check out these sites for more information:

 

Credo Reference Topic Pages

Credo Reference is featuring the following Topic Pages this month:

 

Credo Reference includes 805 reference ebooks and more than 3.4 million full text entries. Take a look!

Cooking for the holidays

Thanksgiving is almost here, ushering in the beginning of the holiday season. Preparing meals and dining with family and friends is an essential part of our holiday traditions. If you’re interested in trying something new, you’ll find almost 200 books (and many more ebooks) on cooking in our collection. Check one out and expand your culinary horizons!

RC588 Allergy-free and Easy Cooking TX719 Simply French TX739 Holidays

TX716 CelebraciĆ³n TX723.3 Classic Russian Cuisine TX837 Inspired Vegetarian

TX716 Mexico's Feasts of Life TX 723.2 Splendid Table TX724 World of Jewish Cooking

TX724.5 Indian Cooking Unfolded TX771 Gingerbread

AccessScience update

AccessScience has added lots of new content this month. There are new research reviews on fuel efficiency and laminar flow control and the rise of antibiotic resistance in bacteria. New articles include:

New videos and animations include:

Don’t forget AccessScience has projects for makers of all skill levels. New projects include:

And finally, there’s a new video biography of Shu Chien, winner of the 2016 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Mechanical Engineering.