Please see the latest spreadsheet of Library discards and contact Danielle if you’d like any of them for your department. Most of these books are about the visual arts and commercial and advertising art.
- Electronic Library for Minnesota: An Overview and Refresher
- LearningExpress Library
- Job & Career Accelerator
- Helping Students Read Informational Texts
- Test Prep for the MCAs, AP Exams, ACT/SAT, and More with Learning Express
Our EBSCO eBook Collection grew by 6,927 titles this month and now contains over 184,000 ebooks. There are titles on all kinds of subjects – biographies, business, fiction, health, philosophy, sports, true crime – you name it. See EBSCO Help for user guides and FAQ, including how to download and access ebooks on a mobile device. Enjoy!
Opposing Viewpoints in Context is constantly adding and updating coverage of current events and controversial subjects, perfect for students writing argument papers. Here are some new and recently updated topics:
- Executive Powers
- Radical Left
- Sin Taxes
- Air Pollution
- Animal Experimentation
- Black Lives Matter
- College Tuition and Student Loans
- Domestic Surveillance
- Endangered Species
- Flint Water Crisis
- Food Safety
- Gun Control
- Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
- Native American Rights
- Nuclear Safety
- Oil Pipelines
- Pharmaceutical Industry
- Political Corruption
- Special Education and Learning Disabilities
- Technology and Education
- Terminal Care
Just a reminder that the Library provides access to The Chronicle of Higher Education. This includes all of the premium content available exclusively to online subscribers, including archives going back to 1989. From their About The Chronicle page:
The Chronicle of Higher Education is the No. 1 source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators.
Online, The Chronicle is published every weekday and is the top destination for news, advice, and jobs for people in academe. The Chronicle’s Web site features the complete contents of the latest issue; daily news and advice columns; thousands of current job listings; an archive of previously published content; vibrant discussion forums; and career-building tools such as online CV management, salary databases, and more.
In print, The Chronicle is published in two sections: Section A, which contains news and jobs, and The Chronicle Review, a magazine of arts and ideas. Subscribers also receive the annual Almanac of Higher Education and special reports on diversity, the academic workplace, online learning, and other topics. The Chronicle newspaper is available in print and digital formats.
By creating a free personal account, you can subscribe to Newsletters and participate in Forums. For those who prefer paper, we also subscribe to The Chronicle in print; look for it in our Periodicals collection.
- Discovery of the first interstellar asteroid
- Genetic engineering of bananas to combat Panama disease
- More reliable tornado forecasting method
Finally, there’s a new video biography of Marvin L. Cohen, winner of the 2017 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Physics.
Credo Reference has added the following 7 titles since November:
- 50 Psychology Classics
- Encyclopedia of Empire
- A Companion to First Ladies
- 50 Economics Classics
- From Mainframes to Smartphones: A History of the International Computer Industry
- The Princeton Handbook of World Poetries
- BCS Glossary of Computing and ICT
Our Credo Reference collection now includes 864 reference ebooks and more than 3.4 million full text entries. Take a look!