Library hours on 3/31 and 4/1

The Library will close early (4:30 PM) on Thursday, March 31st and will be closed all day on Friday, April 1st. We are sorry for any inconvenience.

AccessScience update

AccessScience has added lots of new content in the past two months. This month’s featured article is on weather forecasting and prediction and there are new and updated articles on:

There are new briefings on the following topics:

New Research Reviews include:

New videos and animations include:

And finally, there are new video biographies of Charles L. Kane and Eugene J. Mele.

 

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 language, computers, and science.

Credo Reference Topic Pages

Credo Reference is featuring the following Topic Pages this month:

 

Credo Reference includes 788 reference ebooks and more than 3.7 million full text entries. Take a look!

New titles in Credo Reference

Credo Reference has added or updated the following nine titles since January:

Our Credo Reference collection now includes 788 reference ebooks and more than 3.7 million full text entries. Take a look!
NA200 Key Buildings PN6081 Great Quotations TS885 Furniture Design

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 architecture and the visual and decorative arts.

Films On Demand update

Films On Demand added 112 new videos in February, bringing our streaming video collection up to 23,266 titles. Take a look!

Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month, a celebration of women’s achievements throughout history and their contributions to culture and society. Learn about women’s history with books, ebooks, and videos from our collection and check out these sites for more information:

New titles

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

JC596 Privacy VSI E185.97 Selma RA784 Nutrition VSI

Literary Oscar nominees

If you like movies as much as we do around here, you’re probably aware that the 88th Academy Awards are taking place this Sunday. Did you know that seven of this year’s eight Best Picture nominees are based on books? Many of the best movies have been adapted from great (or even better) books, and you might be surprised at how many of these books we have in our collection. Danielle has put together a display of some of these titles, as well as a Listal of Academy Award-nominated films and the books they were based on.

 

Check these out and see what inspired the filmmakers to bring these stories to the silver screen!