New titles

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

BF637 7 Habits of Highly Effective People BF713 Theories of Human Development HD38.7 Big Data

NK1270 Islamic Geometric Design PE1405 Building Great Sentences QA111 Secrets of Mental Math

QA76.76 jQuery, CSS3, and HTML5 TA345.5 Mastering AutoCAD Civil 3D 2015 TK5105.59 Computer Network Security and Cyber Ethics

LexisNexis Academic webinars

LexisNexis Academic is an excellent resource for news, business, and legal research. Learn how to get the most out of this database with these free webinars:


LexisNexis Academic
Learn how this premier general reference tool provides access to the most news, business, and legal information available from one interface. Newly redesigned with a simplified, single-search box and improved search options, this research tool provides streamlined access to the credible information students and faculty need. Whether the search is on a current hot topic in the news, financial information of a specific company, or a following of a judgment on a case, LexisNexis Academic has it all.

LexisNexis Academic – Legal Research
Learn how this premier general reference tool provides access to comprehensive, credible news, business, and legal information from one interface. This webinar will focus on legal and criminal justice resources within LN Academic.

LexisNexis Academic – News
Learn how this premier general reference tool provides access to comprehensive, credible news, business, and legal information from one interface. This webinar will focus on news resources within LN Academic.

AccessScience update

AccessScience has added lots of new content in the last month.

 

There are 16 new Research Reviews, including:

There are eight new briefings, including:

Free books

Please see the latest spreadsheet of Library discards and contact Danielle if you’d like any of them.

International Talk Like a Pirate Day

Ahoy! Today be International Talk Like a Pirate Day! Belay yer carousin’ and get to Mango Languages’ Pirate Language Course smartly!

After ye be speakin’ like a true gentleman of fortune, haul wind to Mango Languages, where ye will find more than 70 foreign language and ESL courses!

Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15th through October 15th is Hispanic Heritage Month, a celebration of Hispanic contributions to American history, culture, and society. Learn more 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 662 reference ebooks and over 3.3 million full text entries. Take a look!

National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month. You can’t always predict when an emergency will happen, but you can prepare. Dr. Ali Khan of the CDC says, “If you are generally well equipped to deal with a zombie apocalypse you will be prepared for a hurricane, pandemic, earthquake, or terrorist attack.” Be informed, make a plan, and build a kit with information from these sites:

Also check out these books and ebooks from our collection.

Free books

Please see the latest spreadsheet of Library discards and contact Danielle if you’d like any of them.

Cancer awareness

September is the national awareness month for several types of cancer. Learn more with books, ebooks, and videos from our collection.

We also have some really good databases for finding articles on cancer, including Academic Search Premier, Consumer Health Complete, Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition, and Salem Health: Cancer.

Check out these sites for more information:

National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

National Blood Cancer Awareness Month