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Pardon Our Progress

November 30th, 2012 by jimm wetherbee in Announcements, Reference

The Ethel K. Smith Library is preparing for another delivery of furniture, designed by J. Robert Bazemore, donated by Davis Furniture. This delivery requires that the Reference materials be removed from Reference Reading Room. During this period of facility transitions, access to Reference materials continues. Simply inquire at the Reference Desk for retrieval of items. Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask a Librarian for assistance.


ScienceDirect Upgrade

November 27th, 2012 by jimm wetherbee in Announcements, Databases

Elsevier has announced that the next release for ScienceDirect  is scheduled for Saturday, December 1st  between 11:45 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., and will focus mainly on infrastructure improvements. Read the rest of this entry »


Tip of the Week

November 26th, 2012 by Isaac Meadows in Announcements, Reference

Tip of the Week

Looking for criticism on a specific author? Try searching the author’s name as the Subject (last name, first) in the Library’s Online Catalog.  This will lead you to critical essays, biographies and other information about the author.

Questions? Ask us!


Recent Acquisitions

November 25th, 2012 by jimm wetherbee in Announcements, Recent Acquisitions

Books

After the Fall, Before the Fall, During the FallAfter the Fall, Before the Fall, During the Fall by Nancy Kress
PS3561.R46 A628 2012
Getting Naked with Harry Crews: InterviewsGetting Naked with Harry Crews: Interviews edited by Erik Bledsoe
PS3553.R46 Z49 1999
Mulching of America: A NovelMulching of America: A Novel by Harry Crews
PS3553.R46 M84 1995
Naguib Mahfouz: From Regional Fame to Global RecognitionNaguib Mahfouz: From Regional Fame to Global Recognition edited by Michael Beard and Adnan Haydar
HC59.7 .S4465 2012

Videos and DVD’s

BelovedBeloved directed by Jonathan Demme; screenplay by Akosua Busia, et al.; produced by Edward Saxon, et al.; Touchstone Pictures; a Harpo Films/Clinica Estetico production.
PN1997 .B44 1999
The Big LebowskiThe Big Lebowski Polygram Filmed Entertainment presents a Working Title production; produced by Ethan Coen; written by Ethan Coen and Joel Coen; directed by Joel Coen.
PN1997 .B534 2005
A Face in the CrowdA Face in the Crowd Warner Bros. Pictures presents; an Elia Kazan production; Newtown Productions; story and screenplay by Budd Schulberg; directed by Elia Kazan.
PN1997 .F32 2005
The Heart is a Lonely HunterThe Heart is a Lonely Hunter Warner Bros.-Seven Arts; screenplay by Thomas C. Ryan; produced by Thomas C. Ryan and Marc Merson; directed by Robert Ellis Miller.
PS3525.A1172 H4 2008
Inherit the WindInherit the Wind Lomitas Productions, Inc.; Stanley Kramer presents; screenplay by Nathan E. Douglas and Harold Jacob Smith; produced and directed by Stanley Kramer.
PN1997 .I53 2002
Jane EyreJane Eyre Omnibus/Sagittarius present; screenplay by Jack Pulman; produced by Frederick Brogger, Hugh Atwooll and James Franciscus; directed by Delbert Mann.
PR4167 .J3 2010
Jane EyreJane Eyre by Charlotte Brontèe; producer Barry Letts; dramatised by Alexander Baron; directed by Julian Amyes
PR4167 .J3 2005
JuliaJulia Twentieth Century Fox presents a Richard Roth presentation of a Fred Zinnemann film; produced by Richard Roth; screenplay by Alvin Sargent; directed by Fred Zinnemann
PN1997 .J84 2005
Men are Human, Women are BuffaloMen are Human, Women are Buffalo a film by Joanne Hershfield
HV6250.4.W65 M46 2008
The Milagro Beanfield WarThe Milagro Beanfield War A Robert Redford / Moctesuma Esparza production; screenplay by David Ward, John Nichols; director, Robert Redford
PN1997 .M54 2005
Minority ReportMinority Report Dreamworks Pictures and Twentieth Century Fox present a Cruise/Wagner Blue Tulip Ronald Shusett/Greg Goldman production, a Steven Spielberg film; produced by Gerald R. Molen et al.; screenplay by Scott Frank and Jon Cohen; directed by Steven Spielberg
PN1995.9.S26 M56 2002

EBSCO Mantenance

November 23rd, 2012 by Debbie Hargett in Announcements, Databases

EBSCO will be performing scheduled maintenance from 11:00 p.m. on Friday,  November 30th to  3:00 a.m. Saturday, December 1st on its e-journal full-text access servers. Read the rest of this entry »


Recent Acquisitions

November 18th, 2012 by jimm wetherbee in Announcements, Recent Acquisitions

Books

Arabian Nights and Orientalism: Perspectives from East and WestArabian Nights and Orientalism: Perspectives from East and West by Yuriko Yamanaka and Tetsuo Nishio
PJ7737 .A72 2006
Arabian Nights in Historical Context: Between East and WestArabian Nights in Historical Context: Between East and West edited by Saree Makdisi and Felicity Nussbaum
PJ7737 .A7325 2008
Arabian Nights in Transnational PerspectiveArabian Nights in Transnational Perspective edited by Ulrich Marzolph
PJ7737 .A733 2007
Benching Jim Crow: The Rise and Fall of the Color Line in Southern College Sports, 1890-1980Benching Jim Crow: The Rise and Fall of the Color Line in Southern College Sports, 1890-1980 by Charles H. Martin
GV706.32 .M37 2010
Death and Life of the Great American School System: How Testing and Choice are Undermining EducationDeath and Life of the Great American School System: How Testing and Choice are Undermining Education by Diane Ravitch
LA217.2 .R38 2010
Financing Innovation in the United States, 1870 to the PresentFinancing Innovation in the United States, 1870 to the Present edited by Naomi R. Lamoreaux and Kenneth L. Sokoloff; with a foreword by William Janeway
HC110.H53 F56 2009
Sheherazade Through the Looking GlassSheherazade Through the Looking Glass: The Metamorphosis of the Thousand and One Nights by Eva Sallis
PJ7737 .S353 1999
Song of KaliSong of Kali by Dan Simmons
PS3569.I47292 S6 1998
Susannah: A Musical Drama in Two Acts, Ten ScenesSusannah: A Musical Drama in Two Acts, Ten Scenes libretto and music by Carlisle Floyd; vocal score by the composer
M1503.F56 S9 1997
Why It's Kicking Off Everywhere: The New Global RevolutionsWhy It’s Kicking Off Everywhere: The New Global Revolutions by Paul Mason
HM876 .M37 2012

DVD’s and Videos


Autobiography of Miss Jane PittmanAutobiography of Miss Jane Pittman produced by Robert W. Christiansen, Rick Rosenberg; written by Tracy Keenan Wynn; directed by John Korty
PN1997 .A87 2004
EquusEquus screenplay, Peter Shaffer; produced by Lester Persky and Elliott Kastner; directed by Sidney Lumet
PR6037.H23 E6 2003
Mr. and Mrs. BridgeMr. and Mrs. Bridge Miramax presents; a MerchantIvory/Robert Halmi film; screenplay by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala; produced by Ismail Merchant; directed by James Ivory
PN1997 .M7 2003
Richard Wright's Almos' a ManRichard Wright’s Almos’ a Man a production of Learning in Focus; produced by Dan McCann; teleplay by Leslie Lee; directed by Stan Lathan
PS3545.R815 A65 2004
Tom JonesTom Jones screenplay by John Osborne; produced and directed by Tony Richardson
PR3454 .T64 2001

Happy Thanksgiving

November 15th, 2012 by jimm wetherbee in Announcements

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Thanksgiving Hours

November 13th, 2012 by jimm wetherbee in Announcements

Have a happy and safe Thanksgiving. The staff of the Ethel K. Smith Library will be giving thanks this holiday season, and so the Library will remain closed for most of the break.  However, the Library will be open on Sunday evening.  The full holiday schedule is as follows:

  • Tuesday, November 20th: 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, November 21st-Saturday, November 24th: Closed
  • Sunday, November 25th: 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

 


Tip of the Week

November 12th, 2012 by Isaac Meadows in Announcements, Reference

Tip of the Week

When you find a good resource or a relevant article, take a close look at the author’s Works Cited page to get ideas for additional sources.

This research technique is called Citation Chaining–and it can be incredibly helpful.

Questions? Ask us!


Recent Acquisitions

November 11th, 2012 by jimm wetherbee in Announcements, Recent Acquisitions

Books

Blowback: The Costs and Consequences of American EmpireBlowback: The Costs and Consequences of American Empire by Chalmers Johnson
E840 .J63 2004
Book of Latina Women: 150 Vidas of Passion, Strength, and SuccessBook of Latina Women: 150 Vidas of Passion, Strength, and Success by Sylvia Mendoza
CT3203 .M46 2004
Brain Culture: Neuroscience and Popular MediaBrain Culture: Neuroscience and Popular Media by Davi Johnson Thornton
RC343 .T563 2011
Breakout Nations: In Pursuit of the Next Economic MiraclesBreakout Nations: In Pursuit of the Next Economic Miracles by Ruchir Sharma
HC59.7 .S4465 2012
Civil War in the West: Victory and Defeat from the Appalachians to the MississippiCivil War in the West: Victory and Defeat from the Appalachians to the Mississippi by Earl J. Hess
E470.4 .H47 2012
Contemporary Japan: History, Politics, and Social Change Since the 1980s Contemporary Japan: History, Politics, and Social Change Since the 1980s by Jeff Kingston
DS891 .K538 2011
Critical and Creative Perspectives on Fairy Tales: An Intertextual Dialogue Between Fairy-tale Scholarship and Postmodern RetellingsCritical and Creative Perspectives on Fairy Tales: An Intertextual Dialogue Between Fairy-tale Scholarship and Postmodern Retellings by Vanessa Joosen
PN3437 .J66 2011
Critical Terms for Literary StudyCritical Terms for Literary Study edited by Frank Lentricchia and Thomas McLaughlin
PN81 .C84 1995
Displaying Your Findings: A Practical Guide for Creating Figures, Posters, and PresentationsDisplaying Your Findings: A Practical Guide for Creating Figures, Posters, and Presentations by Adelheid A. M. Nicol and Penny M. Pexman
BF76.8 .N53 2010
The Doctor and the Kid: A Weird West TaleThe Doctor and the Kid: A Weird West Tale by Mike Resnick
PS3568.E698 D63 2011
The Evolution of the Gilgamesh EpicThe Evolution of the Gilgamesh Epic by Jeffrey H. Tigay
PJ3771.G6 T5 2002
Expedition to the Mountains of the MoonExpedition to the Mountains of the Moon by Mark Hodder
PR6108.O28 E94 2011
A Feast of Snakes: A NovelA Feast of Snakes: A Novel by Harry Crews
PS3553.R46 F4 1998
The First North Americans: An Archaeological JourneyThe First North Americans: An Archaeological Journey by Brian M. Fagan
E77 .F34 2011
Fountains of ParadiseFountains of Paradise by Arthur C. Clarke
PR6005.L36 F68 2001
Framing Library InstructionFraming Library Instruction by John Budd
ZA3075 .B83 2009
The Friends We Keep: Unleashing Christianity's Compassion for AnimalsThe Friends We Keep: Unleashing Christianity’s Compassion for Animals by Laura Hobgood-Oster
BT746 .H53 2010
Future Science: Essays from the Cutting EdgeFuture Science: Essays from the Cutting Edge edited and with a preface by Max Brockman
Q171 .F88 2011
Ghosts of No Child Left BehindGhosts of No Child Left Behind by Joanne M. Carris
LC153.N48 C37 2011
BoneyardBoneyard by Stephen Beachy
PS3552.E128 B65 2011
The HistoriesThe Histories by Polybius; translated by Robin Waterfield; with an introduction and notes by Brian McGing
D58 .P7 2010
The Human Genome: A User's GuideThe Human Genome: A User’s Guide by Julia E. Richards, R. Scott Hawley
QH431 .H353 2011
The Incas: Lords of the Four QuartersThe Incas: Lords of the Four Quarters by Craig Morris and Adriana Von Hagen
F3429 .M842 2011
India: From Midnight to the Millennium and BeyondIndia: From Midnight to the Millennium and Beyond by Shashi Tharoor
DS428.2 .T47 2011
Language Intelligence: Lessons on Persuasion from Jesus, Shakespeare, Lincoln, and Lady GagaLanguage Intelligence: Lessons on Persuasion from Jesus, Shakespeare, Lincoln, and Lady Gaga by Joseph J. Romm
P301.5.P47 R66 2012
Longevity Policy: Facing Up to Longevity Issues Affecting Social Security, Pensions, and Older WorkersLongevity Policy: Facing Up to Longevity Issues Affecting Social Security, Pensions, and Older Workers by John A. Turner
HD7125 .T849 2011
The Magician King: A NovelThe Magician King: A Novel by Lev Grossman
PS3557.R6725 M28 2011
The Naked Olympics: The True Story of the Ancient GamesThe Naked Olympics: The True Story of the Ancient Games by Tony Perrottet; illustrations by Lesley Thelander
BT111.3 .R48 2012
A Natural History of the New World: The Ecology and Evolution of Plants in the AmericasA Natural History of the New World: The Ecology and Evolution of Plants in the Americas by Alan Graham
QE926 .G73 2011
Origins of Political order: From Prehuman Times to the French Revolution Origins of Political order: From Prehuman Times to the French Revolution by Francis Fukuyama
JC11 .F85 2012
Planned Obsolescence: Publishing, Technology, and the Future of the AcademyPlanned Obsolescence: Publishing, Technology, and the Future of the Academy by Kathleen Fitzpatrick
Z286.S37 F58 2011
Presenting Your Findings: A Practical Guide for Creating TablesPresenting Your Findings: A Practical Guide for Creating Tables by Adelheid A. M. Nicol and Penny M. Pexman
HA31 .N53 2010
Pretty: Film and the Decorative ImagePretty: Film and the Decorative Image by Rosalind Galt
PN1995 .G245 2011
The Price of Freedom Denied: Religious Persecution and Conflict in the 21st CenturyThe Price of Freedom Denied: Religious Persecution and Conflict in the 21st Century by Brian J. Grim, Roger Finke
BL640 .G75 2011
Readings on MedeaReadings on Medea edited by Don Nardo
PA3973.M4 R43 2001
The Role of Nepotism and Competition for the Evolution of Avian FamiliesThe Role of Nepotism and Competition for the Evolution of Avian Families by Michael Griesser and Jonathan Barnaby
QL677.4 .G75 2010
Shakespeare and BiographyShakespeare and Biography by David Bevington
PR2894 .B48 2012
Sibling Relationships in Childhood and Adolescence: Predictors and OutcomesSibling Relationships in Childhood and Adolescence: Predictors and Outcomes by Avidan Milevsky
BF723.S43 M55 2011
Siren City: Sound and Source Music in Classic American NoirSiren City: Sound and Source Music in Classic American Noir by Robert Miklitsch
PN1995.9.F54 M55 2011
Soap, Sex, and Cigarettes: A Cultural History of American AdvertisingSoap, Sex, and Cigarettes: A Cultural History of American Advertising by Juliann Sivulka
HF5813.U6 S55 2012
Tender Cut: Inside the Hidden World of Self-injuryTender Cut: Inside the Hidden World of Self-injury by Patricia A. Adler and Peter Adler
RC569.5.S48 A35 2011
Thiefing Sugar: Eroticism Between Women in Caribbean LiteratureThiefing Sugar: Eroticism Between Women in Caribbean Literature by Omise’eke Natasha Tinsley
PN849.C3 T56 2010
Thomas Aquinas on God and EvilThomas Aquinas on God and Evil by Brian Davies
B765.T54 D349 2011
The Thousand and One Nights: Space, travel and TransformationThe Thousand and One Nights: Space, travel and Transformation by Richard van Leeuwen
PJ7737 .L44 2007
The Ultimate Web Marketing GuideThe Ultimate Web Marketing Guide by Michael Miller
HF5415.1265 .M555 2011
The Value of Nothing: How to Reshape Market Society and Redefine DemocracyThe Value of Nothing: How to Reshape Market Society and Redefine Democracy by Raj Patel
HB95 .P3185 2009
We're With Nobody: Two Insiders Reveal the Dark Side of American PoliticsWe’re With Nobody: Two Insiders Reveal the Dark Side of American Politics by Alan Huffman and Michael Rejebian
JK2281 .H84 2012
William Faulkner: Seeing Through the SouthWilliam Faulkner: Seeing Through the South by John T. Matthewsn
PS3511.A86 Z89163 2012
Wired and Dangerous: How Your Customers Have Changed and What to do About ItWired and Dangerous: How Your Customers Have Changed and What to do About It by Chip R. Bell and John R. Patterson
HF5415.5 .B43835 2011
Wretched of the EarthWretched of the Earth by Frantz Fanon; translated from the French by Richard Philcox; introductions by Jean-Paul Sartre and Homi K. Bhabha
DT33 .F313 2004
Written in Stone: Evolution, the Fossil Record, and Our Place in Nature Written in Stone: Evolution, the Fossil Record, and Our Place in Nature by Brian Switek
QE721.2.E85 S85 2010

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