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Featured Student Assistant for April 2015

April 16th, 2015 by Morgan Pegram in Announcements, Student Assistants
  • Megan Gaffigan, photo credit: Deborah HargettMajor: Nursing
  • Hometown: Marion, NC
  • Class of: 2017
  • Activities: ΑΧΔ, Nursing Club

Congratulations to Megan Gaffigan, this month’s Ethel K. Smith  Library Featured Student Assistant. Megan is a sophomore majoring in Nursing, and this is her second year working at the library. She has a great rapport with both staff and patrons.  Megan stays busy on campus with ΑΧΔ (Alpha Xi Delta) and the nursing club. Originally from Marion, NC, Megan loves to read. After graduation, she plans to be a pediatric nurse.


Access issue with CQ Researcher — 14 April 2015

April 15th, 2015 by jimm wetherbee in Announcements, Databases

23 April 2014: Congressional Quarterly reports that the issue has been resolved.

Due to recent access issues, CQ Researcher has provided  a temporary access account for while they work to restore regular service.  The details for the temporary account have been e-mailed to students and faculty.  If you have lost this temporary password, please e-mail a request to refquestions@wingate.edu.  To insure that comply with any contractual agreement between Wingate and NCLIVE, you must request the information using your Wingate e-mail acocunt.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. As soon as service is fully restored, we will notify you.


Recent Acquisitions

April 12th, 2015 by jimm wetherbee in Announcements, Recent Acquisitions

Books

 1998 tax legislation, IRS restructuring and reform: law, explanation, and analysis
CCH Inc. 1998
KF6301.A314 A514 1998

 

 40 ways to support struggling readers in content classrooms, grades 6-12

 

 Anthology for Music in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries
Anthology for Music in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.
 Art of not being governed: an anarchist history of upland Southeast Asia
Art of not being governed: an anarchist history of upland Southeast Asia
James C. Scott.
 Beyond the quadratic formula
Beyond the quadratic formula
Ron Irving.
 Braintrust: what neuroscience tells us about morality
Patricia Smith Churchland; Princeton University Press 2011
QP430 .C58 2011

 

 Cognition and brain development: converging evidence from various methodologies
Cognition and brain development: converging evidence from various methodologies.
Contes Normands Et Parisiens

 

 Elementary particle physics in a nutshell
Christopher G. Tully; Princeton University Press 2011
QC793.2 .T85 2011

 

 The first Paul: reclaiming the radical visionary behind the Church's conservative icon
The first Paul: reclaiming the radical visionary behind the Church’s conservative icon
Marcus J. Borg.
 Ion mobility spectrometry
Ion mobility spectrometry
G. A. Eiceman.
Managing copyright in higher education
Rowman and Littlefield Publishers 2014
Z642 .F47 2014

 

 Museum exhibition planning and design
Museum exhibition planning and design
Elizabeth Bogle.
 Music in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries
Music in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries
Joseph Auner.
 Raman spectroscopy for chemical analysis
Richard L. McCreery; John Wiley & Sons 2000
QC454.R36 M33 2000

 

 Reading, thinking, and writing about history: teaching argument writing to diverse learners in the common core classroom, grades 6-12
Reading, thinking, and writing about history: teaching argument writing to diverse learners in the common core classroom, grades 6-12
Chauncey Monte-Sano.
 Revenue Reconciliation Act of 1993 : title XIII of OBRA '93: law and explanation : as passed by Congress on August 6, 1993
Revenue Reconciliation Act of 1993: title XIII of OBRA ’93 : law and explanation : as passed by Congress on August 6, 1993.
 Shirei t'shuvah: Songs of repentance: Music for Rosh Hashannah and Yom Kippur
Shirei t’shuvah: Songs of repentance: Music for Rosh Hashannah and Yom Kippur.
 Teaching women's history through literature: standards-based lesson plans for grades K-12
Teaching women’s history through literature: standards-based lesson plans for grades K-12
Kay A. Chick.
 Working Without Pain: Eliminate Repetitive Strain Injuries with Alexander Technique
Pacific Institute for Alexander Technique 1997
RD97.6 .B47 1997

 

Days of Awe- Rosh Hashana
CCAR Press 1999
M2187 .Y35 2005

 


Recent Acquisitions

April 5th, 2015 by jimm wetherbee in Announcements, Recent Acquisitions

Books

 Love goes to buildings on fire: music made new in New York City in the '70s
Will Hermes; Faber and Faber 2011
ML3477.8.N48 H47 2011

 


Library Hours for Easter 2015

March 30th, 2015 by jimm wetherbee in Announcements

The hours of operation over the Easter holiday are as follows:

  • Thursday, April 2nd: 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Einstein’s closes after Lunch)
  • Friday, April 3rd to Sunday, April 5th: Closed
  • Monday, April 6th: 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

The library will resume its normal schedule and Einstein’s will reopen on Tuesday, April 7th.


Recent Acquisitions

March 29th, 2015 by jimm wetherbee in Announcements, Recent Acquisitions

Books

 Age of opportunity : lessons from the new science of adolescence
Age of opportunity: lessons from the new science of adolescence;
Laurence Steinberg.
 The Bible and the believer: how to read the Bible critically and religiously
Marc Zvi Brettler; Oxford University Press 2013
BS476 .B597 2012

 

 Big data @ work : dispelling the myths, uncovering the opportunities
Big data @ work: dispelling the myths, uncovering the opportunities
Thomas H. Davenport
 The data asset: govern your data for business success
Tony Fisher; Wiley & Sons 2009
QA76.9.D3 F58 2009

 

 The Double-crested cormorant : plight of a feathered pariah
The Double-crested cormorant: plight of a feathered pariah
Linda R. Wires
 Handbook of learning disabilities
Handbook of learning disabilities
 The impact investor : lessons in leadership and strategy for collaborative capitalism
The impact investor: lessons in leadership and strategy for collaborative capitalism
Cathy Clark
The invention of wings

 

It's Complicated
Danah Boyd; Yale University Press 2014
HQ799.2.I5 B68 2014

 

 Plato at the Googleplex: why philosophy won't go away
Plato at the Googleplex: why philosophy won’t go away
Rebecca Newberger Goldstein
Practicing successfully
Elizabeth A. H Green; GIA Publications 2006
ML3838 .G74 2006

 

Ten thousand birds
Tim Birkhead; Princeton University Press 2014
QL672.7 .B568 2014

 

Whatever Happened to the Metric System: How America Kept Its Feet

 


Featured Student Assistant for March 2015

March 27th, 2015 by Morgan Pegram in Announcements, Student Assistants

Jalleah Chapman: photo by Debbie Hargett

  • Major: Pre-Nursing
  • Hometown: Pilot Mountain, NC
  • Hobbies:  Talking and Organizing

Congratulations to Jalleah Chapman, Ethel K. Smith Library Featured Student Assistant. Jalleah is a sophomore majoring in Pre-Nursing, and this is her second year working at the library. She has a great rapport with both staff and patrons.  Originally from Pilot Mountain, NC, Jalleah enjoys talking and organizing things. After graduation, she plans to go to graduate school for nursing and become a CRNA.


HeritageQuest Online Now Powered by Ancestry

March 26th, 2015 by Debbie Hargett in Announcements, Databases

HeritageQuest, which is distributed by ProQuest, now has its content present by Ancestry. The new platform brings a number of enhancements and with that a few new browser requirements.

  • HeritageQuest Online will be optimized to perform best on current versions of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, and Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 or newer (we recommend IE 11+).  This gives libraries the most up-to-date security, as well.
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 or older will no longer be supported.  The new HeritageQuest Online may work in discontinued operating systems (such as Windows XP) and browsers, but we will not guarantee compatibility or make fixes.
  • Useful Microsoft Support information about each version of Internet Explorer can be found at http://support2.microsoft.com/gp/microsoft-internet-explorer.

Database Enhancements — 2 April 2015

March 26th, 2015 by jimm wetherbee in Announcements, Databases

Gales announces that on  April 2nd, 2015, enhancements will be released for the following resources,

  • Academic OneFile
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
  • Infotrac Newsstand
  • Science in Context.

These enhancements will increase accessibility for those with disabilities like low vision or blindness, improve usability for desktop and mobile researchers, and create a common user experience across some of Gale’s most popular resources.   Enhancements include,

  • Improvements to make resources more accessible to people with disabilities, such as low vision or blindness.
  • Streamlined navigation and responsive web design to allow searching over multiple platforms.
  • A more unified theme in line with other Gale products.

Recent Acquisitions

March 22nd, 2015 by jimm wetherbee in Announcements, Recent Acquisitions

DVDs

5 broken cameras
5 broken cameras
DS119.76 .F58 2013

Books

 #Girlboss
#Girlboss;
Sophia Amoruso.
 Angkor: Cambodia's wondrous Khmer temples
Angkor: Cambodia’s wondrous Khmer temples;
Dawn F. Rooney.
 Creating the academic commons: guidelines for learning, teaching, and research

 

 First films of the Holocaust: Soviet cinema and the genocide of the Jews, 1938-1946
Jeremy Hicks; University of Pittsburgh Press 2012
PN1995.9.H53 H53 2012

 

Flying Dinosaurs
John Prickell; Columbia Universty Press 2014
QE862.P7 P53 2014

 

 Mathematics for the life sciences: calculus, modeling, probability, and dynamical systems
Mathematics for the life sciences: calculus, modeling, probability, and dynamical systems;
Glenn Ledder.
Medieval theory of authorship
A. J. Minnis; University of Pennsylvania Press 1988
PN88 .M5 2010

 

morir bajo tu cielo

 

 Reading the historical books: a student's guide to engaging the biblical text
Reading the historical books: a student’s guide to engaging the biblical text;
Patricia Dutcher-Walls.
Richard Rolle and the Invention of Authority
Nicholas Watson; Cambridge University Press 2007
PR2136 .W38 2006

 

 Seeds: physiology of development, germination and dormancy
Seeds: physiology of development, germination and dormancy;
J. Derek Bewley.
 The Sixth extinction: an unnatural history
The Sixth extinction: an unnatural history;
Elizabeth Kolbert.
A sociological perspective of sport

 

 Spirit and nature: the study of Christian spirituality in a time of ecological urgency
Spirit and nature: the study of Christian spirituality in a time of ecological urgency.
 Stem cell hope: how stem cell medicine can change our lives
Stem cell hope: how stem cell medicine can change our lives;
Alice Park.
 Unbearable wholeness of being: God, evolution and the power of love
Unbearable wholeness of being: God, evolution and the power of love;
Ilia Delio.
 Walking whales: from land to water in eight million years
Walking whales: from land to water in eight million years;
J.G.M. Thewissen .

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