New titles in Films On Demand

Films On Demand added 224 new videos in October, bringing our streaming video collection up to 19,926 titles. Take a look!

New titles

Take a look at the new books and videos we added to our collection in October. 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!

BF408 Creative Workshop RM237.87 Wheat Belly QC173.59 Cosmos

G153.4 1,000 Places to See Before You Die SB175 Groundbreaking Food Gardens U22.3 Coming Back Together

HD30.28 Anatomy of a Business Plan HQ755.8 Zero to Five

BL312 Handy Mythology Answer Book NA7205 Field Guide to American Houses PS3561 11/22/63

Points of View Reference Center

Need a topic for your research paper? Points of View Reference Center covers 343 topics, each with an overview, pro/con arguments, and a guide to critical analysis. Try one of these recently updated topics:

New materials in Material ConneXion

Material ConneXion added 84 new materials in September and October. New materials include iridescent and metallic papers and a mesh that uses nanoparticles for self-cleaning. Take a look!

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 – Business
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 business resources and Company Dossier.

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.

Library closed on 10/23

The Library will be closed on Thursday, October 23rd. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

Our Online Resources will remain open, as always.

Free magazine and journal issues

2015 will be here soon and we need to discard our oldest magazine and journal issues to make room for new ones. Please see this spreadsheet of discarded issues and contact Danielle if you’d like any of them.

Credo Reference Topic Pages

Credo Reference is featuring the following Topic Pages this month:

 

Credo Reference includes 667 reference ebooks and over 3.3 million full text entries. Take a look!

Ebola: The Search for a Cure

Films On Demand has added an important and timely new video about the Ebola virus:


Ebola: The Search for a Cure

The Ebola virus. No one knows exactly where it comes from, but one thing is certain—it’s one of the most virulent infections known to science. This special episode of Horizon meets the scientists and doctors from all around the world looking for the cure and hears first-hand accounts of what it’s actually like to catch—and survive—this terrible disease.

A BBC Production. (50 minutes) © 2014

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National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. According to the National Cancer Institute, one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during her lifetime. Learn more about the disease, its prevention, and treatment with books, ebooks, and videos from our collection.

Check out these sites for more information: