Library Newsletter - October 2018

Happy Birthday, Frankenstein

Frankenstein

It’s alive! Celebrate the 200th birthday of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein by checking out a creepy book or DVD from the library’s special horror display.

Reap a Harvest of Books

The library has all kinds of books for learning and pleasure.

Check out:

  • Non-fiction
  • Fiction
  • Scholarly books
  • Spanish books
  • CD audiobooks
  • Children’s picture books

Access Online:

  • eBooks
  • Audiobooks
Book tree

Use in the library:

  • Textbooks
  • Reference books

Fill Your Citation Toolbox at the Library

Toolbox

The Library has all the tools you need to help with citing your sources for your papers. Come in and get one-on-one assistance from a librarian or pick up an MLA or APA Style Guide.  You can also check out a manual for those harder citations.

Can’t make it into the library? Check out our online citation resources.  Our MLA and APA Style Guides are available on the college website as well as helpful links, a Citation and Plagiarism Awareness research guide, and information about using NoodleTools.  Build your citations confidently with these handy tools at your disposal.


New in the Library


The Hunger

The Hunger
by Alma Katsu

By effortlessly weaving the supernatural into the tale of the Donner party, Katsu gives the reader an eerie, thrilling novel that looks at the volatility of human nature pushed to its breaking point.

The 2020 Commission Report

The 2020 Commission Report on the North Korean Nuclear Attacks Against the United States
by Jeffrey G Lewis

A speculative novel exploring what happens when a presidential tweet prompts a nuclear war.

Carmilla

Carmilla
by J Sheridan Le Fanu

Carmilla tells the story of a young woman lured by the charms of a female vampire. Written in 1872, this edition includes four interdisciplinary essays by leading scholars.

How Do We Look

How Do We Look
by Mary Beard

Renowned classicist Mary Beard looks beyond the familiar canon of Western imagery to explore the history of art, religion, and humanity.

Squeezed

Squeezed
by Alissa Quart

Squeezed shows how the high cost of parenthood and our unstable job market led to middle class financial insecurity and offers surprising solutions for improving our condition.

Civilizations

Civilizations DVD
Narrated by Simon Schama

This nine-part series tells the story of art from the dawn of human history to the present day. It examines the formative role of art and the creative imagination in the forging of humanity itself.

Sugar

Sugar
by James Walvin

Walvin reveals how the combination of sugar and slavery transformed the tastes of the Western world and explains our conflicted relationship with sugar today.

How to Be Yourself

How to Be Yourself
by Dr. Ellen Hendriksen

Learn techniques to develop confidence, think through the buzz of anxiety, feel comfortable in any situation, and finally be your true, authentic self.

You're Safe with Me

You’re Safe with Me
by Chitra Soundar

Children will enjoy this intricately illustrated text as they read how Mama Elephant reassures the scared baby animals throughout the dark and stormy night.