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EBSCOhost Database Maintenance: 28 March 2014

March 21st, 2014 by jimm wetherbee in Announcements, Databases

EBSCOhost

On Friday, 28 March 2014  the library’s EBSCOhost databases may be intermittently unavailable while EBSCO performs network upgrades. The service window is scheduled to begin at 9:00 p.m. You may experience intermittent access to EBSCOhost databases for the duration of the service window, which is scheduled to end at 11:00 p.m. Read the rest of this entry »


Tip of the Week

March 17th, 2014 by jimm wetherbee in Announcements, Databases, Reference

Tip of the Week

Need to organize your research?

Many databases allow you to create a free research folder to help keep your articles in one place.

Ask a Librarian to show you!

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Recent Acquisitions

March 16th, 2014 by jimm wetherbee in Announcements, Recent Acquisitions

Books

 The Allied air war and urban memory: the legacy of strategic bombing in Germany
The Allied air war and urban memory: the legacy of strategic bombing in Germany;
Jörg Arnold
D757.9.K37 A76 2011
 Appreciative inquiry in higher education: a transformative force
Appreciative inquiry in higher education: a transformative force;
Jeanie Cockell
LC1100 .C63 2012
 Behavioural responses to a changing world : mechanisms and consequences
Behavioural responses to a changing world : mechanisms and consequences.
QL751 .B348 2012
 Behind Bars: the Definitive Guide to Music Notation
Behind Bars: the Definitive Guide to Music Notation;
Elaine Gould
MT35 .G735 2011
The CIA in Hollywood
The CIA in Hollywood: how the agency shapes contemporary film and television;
Tricia Jenkins
PN1995.9.S68 J46 2012
Change by design
Change by design: how design thinking can transform organizations and inspire innovation;
Tim Brown.

HD58.8 .B772 2009

 Common sense on mutual funds
Common sense on mutual funds;
John C. Bogle
HG4530 .B633 2010
 Eros and the Christ : longing and envy in Paul's christology
Eros and the Christ : longing and envy in Paul’s christology;
David E. Fredrickson.
BT205 .F74 2013
 First, do less harm: confronting the inconvenient problems of patient safety
First, do less harm: confronting the inconvenient problems of patient safety;
Ross Koppel
R729.8 .F57 2012
 Gifts of the crow: how perception, emotion, and thought allow smart birds to behave like humans
Gifts of the crow: how perception, emotion, and thought allow smart birds to behave like humans;
John M. Marzluff
QL696.P2367 M357 2012
 Heavenly mathematics: the forgotten art of spherical trigonometry
Heavenly mathematics: the forgotten art of spherical trigonometry;
Glen Van Brummelen
QA535 .V36 2013
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks;
Rebecca Skloot
RC265.6.L24 S55 2010
 Josephus Daniels : his life and times
Josephus Daniels : his life and times;
Lee A. Craig.
E748.D19 C73 2013
 Journal of band research : a repertoire anthology (1964-1989)
Journal of band research : a repertoire anthology (1964-1989).
MT135 .J68 2013
 Just listen: discover the secret to getting through to absolutely everyone
Just listen: discover the secret to getting through to absolutely everyone;
Mark Goulston
HF5718 .G68 2010
 Keeping up with the quants: your guide to understanding and using analytics
Keeping up with the quants: your guide to understanding and using analytics;
Thomas H. Davenport.
HD30.25 .D366 2013
 The King of infinite space : Euclid and his Element
The King of infinite space : Euclid and his Element;
David Berlinski.
QA31 .B47 2013
Lean In
Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead;
Sheryl Sandberg
HD6054.3 .S265 2013
Living with Strangers
Living with Strangers: The Nineteenth-Century Sioux and the Canadian-American Borderlands;
David G. McCrady
E99.D1 M46 2006
 Mismatch: how affirmative action hurts students it's intended to help, and why universities won't admit it
Mismatch: how affirmative action hurts students it’s intended to help, and why universities won’t admit it;
Richard Sander.
LC213.52 .S26 2012
 Mrs. Shipley's ghost : the right to travel and terrorist watchlists
Mrs. Shipley’s ghost : the right to travel and terrorist watchlists;
Jeffrey Kahn.
KF4785 .K34 2013
 My life with Martin Luther King, Jr.
My life with Martin Luther King, Jr.;
Coretta Scott King
E185.97.K5 K5 1993
 Prophetic encounters: religion and the American radical tradition
Prophetic encounters: religion and the American radical tradition;
Dan McKanan
BL2525 .M3925 2011
 Purple cow: transform your business by being remarkable
Purple cow: transform your business by being remarkable;
Seth Godin
HF5415 .G578 2009
Queer Wars
Queer Wars: The New Gay Right and Its Critics;
HQ76.85 .R63 2005
 Revisioning Gender in Philosophy of Religion: The Ethics and Epistemology of Belief
Revisioning Gender in Philosophy of Religion: The Ethics and Epistemology of Belief;
Pamela Sue Anderson
BL458 .A55 2012
 Reason and wonder: a Copernican revolution in science and spirit
Reason and wonder: a Copernican revolution in science and spirit;
Dave Pruett
BL240.3 .P78 2012
 Role development in professional nursing practice
Role development in professional nursing practice.
RT82 .R587 2014
 Shocking the conscience : a reporter's account of the civil rights movement
Shocking the conscience : a reporter’s account of the civil rights movement;
Simeon Booker.
E185.61 .B697 2013
 A skeptic's guide to the mind: what neuroscience can and cannot tell us about ourselves
A skeptic’s guide to the mind: what neuroscience can and cannot tell us about ourselves;
Robert A. Burton.
RC343 .B87 2013
Striptease
Striptease: the untold history of the girlie show;
Rachel Shteir
PN1949.S7 S55 2004
 Strong spirits, kind hearts : helping students develop inner strength, resilience, and meaning
Strong spirits, kind hearts : helping students develop inner strength, resilience, and meaning;
Sandra Finney.
LB3013 .F496 2013
The summer tree
The summer tree;
Guy Gavriel Kay
PR9199.3.K39 S9 2001
Switch
Switch: how to change things when change is hard;
Chip Heath
BF637.C4 H43 2010
 The talent code: unlocking the secret of skill in sports, art, music, math, and just about anything
The talent code: unlocking the secret of skill in sports, art, music, math, and just about anything;
Daniel Coyle
BF431 .C69 2009
Tanak
Tanak: a theological and critical introduction to the Jewish Bible;
Marvin A. Sweeney
BS1192.5 .S94 2012
Ten Thousand Saints
Ten Thousand Saints;
Eleanor Henderson
PS3608.E5259 T46 2011
 Terror, security, and money: balancing the risks, benefits, and costs of homeland security
Terror, security, and money: balancing the risks, benefits, and costs of homeland security;
John E. Mueller
HV6432 .M843 2011
Thomas Becket
Thomas Becket: warrior, priest, rebel : a 900 year old story retold;
John Guy
DA209.T4 G89 2012
The wandering fire
The wandering fire;
Guy Gavriel Kay
PR9199.3.K39 W3 2001
What the Best College Teachers Do
What the Best College Teachers Do;
Ken Bain
LB2331 .B34 2004
 Winning the loser's game : timeless strategies for successful investing
Winning the loser’s game : timeless strategies for successful investing;
Charles D. Ellis.
HG4529.5 .E45 2013

Add to Cart: Organize and Manage Sources with Research Folders

March 14th, 2014 by jimm wetherbee in Announcements, Databases

Ever get absorbed in research and wish you could replicate a search or remember which words you entered into the search box? Have you ever located the perfect source, only to forget later how you got there? Ever wished that new articles from your favorite academic journals would appear in your inbox? Wonder no more! Read the rest of this entry »


Recent Acquisitions

March 9th, 2014 by jimm wetherbee in Announcements, Recent Acquisitions

Books

 Achieving transformational change in academic libraries
Achieving transformational change in academic libraries;
Stephen Mossop.
Z675.U5 M67 2013
 Advancing social justice : tools, pedagogies, and strategies to transform your campus
Advancing social justice : tools, pedagogies, and strategies to transform your campus;
Tracy Davis
LC192.2 .D4 2013
 Babes in tomorrowland: Walt Disney and the making of the American child, 1930-1960
Babes in tomorrowland: Walt Disney and the making of the American child, 1930-1960;
Nicholas Sammond.
HQ792.U5 S26 2005
 British student activism in the long sixties
British student activism in the long sixties;
Caroline M. Hoefferle.
LA631.82 .H64 2013
 Brothers' Vietnam War : Black power, manhood, and the military experience
Brothers’ Vietnam War : Black power, manhood, and the military experience;
Herman Graham III.
DS559.8.B55 G73 2003
 Cannon Mills and Kannapolis: persistent paternalism in a textile town
Cannon Mills and Kannapolis: persistent paternalism in a textile town;
Timothy W. Vanderburg.
HD9850.5 .V36 2013
 Challenges of modern sport to ethics: from doping to cyborgs
Challenges of modern sport to ethics: from doping to cyborgs;
José Luís Pérez Triviño.
GV706 .P4413 2013
 Cloud-based services for your library
Cloud-based services for your library;
Erik T. Mitchell.
Z674.75.W67 M58 2013
 Crisis information management : communication and technologies
Crisis information management : communication and technologies.
HV551.2 .C753 2012
 Darkest road
Darkest road;
Guy Gavriel Kay.
PR9199.3.K39 D3 2001
 Early Japanese puppet drama
Early Japanese puppet drama;
C. J. Dunn.
PN1978.J3 D8 1966
 Early childhood assessment: why, what, and how
Early childhood assessment: why, what, and how;
Committee on Developmental Outcomes and Assessments for Young Children.
LC4069.2 .E37 2008
 Elements of investing: easy lessons for every investor
Elements of investing: easy lessons for every investor;
Burton G. Malkiel.
HG4521 .M2827 2013
 Everything you know about Indians is wrong
Everything you know about Indians is wrong;
Paul Chaat Smith.
E98.C89 S64 2009
 Forgery and counterforgery: the use of literary deceit in early Christian polemics
Forgery and counterforgery: the use of literary deceit in early Christian polemics;
Bart D. Ehrman.
BR67 .E37 2013
 Group dynamics in recreation and leisure : creating conscious groups through an experiential approach
Group dynamics in recreation and leisure: creating conscious groups through an experiential approach;
Timothy S. O’Connell.
GV14.45 .O36 2009
 Handbook of regression analysis
Handbook of regression analysis;
Samprit Chatterjee.
QA278.2 .C498 2013
 History of Islamic political thought: from the Prophet to the present
History of Islamic political thought: from the Prophet to the present;
Antony Black.
JC49 .B58 2012
 How to teach: a practical guide for librarians
How to teach: a practical guide for librarians;
Beverley E. Crane.
ZA3075 .C73 2014
 Infinite reality:  the hidden blueprint of our virtual lives
Infinite reality:  the hidden blueprint of our virtual lives;
Jim Blascovich.
HM851 .B585 2012
 Justice for hedgehogs
Justice for hedgehogs;
Ronald Dworkin.
BD435 .D85 2013
 King's Mountain : a ballad novel
King’s Mountain: a ballad novel;
Sharyn McCrumb.
PS3563.C3527 K56 2013
 Knowing and teaching elementary mathematics: teachers' understanding of fundamental mathematics in China and the United States
Knowing and teaching elementary mathematics: teachers’ understanding of fundamental mathematics in China and the United States;
Liping Ma.
QA135.5 .M22 2010
 The Making of the Raj : India under the East India Company
The Making of the Raj : India under the East India Company;
Ian St. John.
DS465 .S75 2012
 Mind and cosmos: why the materialist neo-Darwinian conception of nature is almost certainly false
Mind and cosmos: why the materialist neo-Darwinian conception of nature is almost certainly false;
Thomas Nagel.
BD511 .N34 2012
 Modern Middle East authoritarianism: roots, ramifications, and crisis
Modern Middle East authoritarianism: roots, ramifications, and crisis.
JQ1758.A58 M63 2014
 Moonwalking with Einstein: the art and science of remembering everything
Moonwalking with Einstein: the art and science of remembering everything;
Joshua Foer.
BF385 .F64 2011
 Naked statistics : stripping the dread from the data
Naked statistics: stripping the dread from the data;
Charles Wheelan.
QA276 .W458 2013
 The Passing of the mill village:  revolution in a Southern institution
The Passing of the mill village:  revolution in a Southern institution;
Harriet L. Herring.
HN79.A13 H47 1949a
 Patterns in social entrepreneurship research
Patterns in social entrepreneurship research.
HD60 .P325 2012
 Performance practices in the Baroque era: as related by primary sources
Performance practices in the Baroque era: as related by primary sources;
Dennis Shrock.
ML457 .S53 2013
 Philosophy and Kafka
Philosophy and Kafka;
Brendan Moran.
PT2621.A26 Z7767 2013
 Reality is broken: why games make us better and how they can change the world
Reality is broken: why games make us better and how they can change the world;
Jane McGonigal.
GV1469.17.S63 M34 2011
 Rippling : how social entrepreneurs spread innovation throughout the world
Rippling : how social entrepreneurs spread innovation throughout the world;
Beverly Schwartz.
HD60 .S389 2012
 Rock brands : selling sound in a media saturated culture
Rock brands : selling sound in a media saturated culture.
ML3534 .R62 2011
 Stealing democracy: the new politics of voter suppression
Stealing democracy: the new politics of voter suppression;
Spencer Overton.
JK1976 .O94 2007
 Thank you, anarchy: notes from the Occupy apocalypse
Thank you, anarchy: notes from the Occupy apocalypse;
Nathan Schneider.
HC110.I5 S36 2013
 Therapeutic modalities: the art and science
Therapeutic modalities: the art and science;
Kenneth L. Knight.
RM700 .K555 2013
 Torn: rescuing the Gospel from the gays-vs.-Christians debate
Torn: rescuing the Gospel from the gays-vs.-Christians debate;
Justin Lee.
BR115.H6 L44 2012
 Trois Femmes: Nouvelle de L'Abbé de La Tour
Trois Femmes: Nouvelle de L’Abbé de La Tour;
Isabelle de Charrière.
PQ1963.C55 T7 2007
 United States and China: a history from the eighteenth century to the present
United States and China: a history from the eighteenth century to the present;
Dong Wang.
E183.8.C5 W3416 2013
 What then must we do? : straight talk about the next American revolution
What then must we do?: straight talk about the next American revolution;
Gar Alperovitz.
HC106.84 .A47 2013

Library Hours for Spring Break 2014

March 7th, 2014 by jimm wetherbee in Announcements

The hours of operation for the Ethel K. Smith Library over Spring Break are as follows:

  • Saturday, March 8th and Sunday, March 9th: Closed
  • Monday, March 10th-Friday, March 14th: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 15th: Closed
  • Sunday, March 16th: 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

The Library will resume it’s regular schedule on Monday, March 17th.


Featured Student Assistant for March 2014

March 7th, 2014 by jimm wetherbee in Announcements, Student Assistants

 

  • Major: Communication
  • Class of: 2014
  • Hometown:  Cornelius, NC
  • Activities: Rotoract, Alumni Relations Intern

Melanie is a senior majoring in Communications with an emphasis in Public Relations. She is also minoring in International Relations. This is Melanie’s third year working at the library, and has a great rapport with both staff and patrons. Melanie stays busy on campus with the Rotaract Club. Originally from Cornelius, NC, Melanie enjoys reading as well as hanging out with family and friends. After graduation, she plans to pursue a career in public relations, and she is getting married in July.


Tip of the Week

March 3rd, 2014 by jimm wetherbee in Announcements, Reference

Tip of the Week

Looking for a quiet place to study?

Individual study rooms are available—just ask at the Circulation Desk.

Questions? Ask Us!


Recent Acquisitions

March 2nd, 2014 by jimm wetherbee in Announcements, Recent Acquisitions

Books

 An Act of Congress: how America's essential institution works, and how it doesn't
An Act of Congress: how America’s essential institution works, and how it doesn’t;
 Robert G. Kaiser. 
HG181 .K35 2013
 After the dream: black and white southerners since 1965
After the dream: black and white southerners since 1965;
Timothy J. Minchin
E185.61 .M655 2011

 

 The Baseball trust: a history of baseball's antitrust exemption
The Baseball trust: a history of baseball’s antitrust exemption;
 Stuart Banner.
KF3989 .B36 2013
The Book of Mormon
The Book of Mormon: a biography;
Paul C. Gutjahr
BX8627 .G88 2012
 Bush's wars
Bush’s wars;
Terry H. Anderson
E902 .A5745 2011
Committed
Committed: a skeptic makes peace with marriage;
Elizabeth Gilbert
HQ834 .G48 2010
 The everlasting empire: the political culture of ancient China and its imperial legacy
The everlasting empire: the political culture of ancient China and its imperial legacy;
Yuri Pines
JQ1510 .P56 2012
 Exploring J.R.R. Tolkien's The hobbit
Exploring J.R.R. Tolkien’s The hobbit;
Corey Olsen
PR6039.O32 H635 2012
Fear itself : the New Deal and the origins of our time
Fear itself : the New Deal and the origins of our time;
Ira Katznelson
E806 .K37 2013
 Forgotten ally: China's World War II, 1937-1945
Forgotten ally: China’s World War II, 1937-1945;
Rana Mitter.
DS777.53 .M555 2013
Freedom, God, and Worlds
Freedom, God, and Worlds;
Michael J. Almeida
BT103 .A458 2012
 Going solo: the extraordinary rise and surprising appeal of living alone
Going solo: the extraordinary rise and surprising appeal of living alone;
Eric Klinenberg
HQ800.4.U6 K56 2012
 Henri Poincaré: a scientific biography
Henri Poincaré: a scientific biography;
Jeremy Gray
Q143.P7 G73 2013
 Homeland security: a complete guide
Homeland security: a complete guide;
Mark Sauter
HV6432 .S28 2012
 Information literacy as a student learning outcome: the perspective of institutional accreditation
Information literacy as a student learning outcome: the perspective of institutional accreditation;
Laura Saunders
ZA3075 .S28 2011
Librarian's guide to online searching
Librarian’s guide to online searching;
Suzanne S. Bell
ZA4460 .B45 2012
Lost in Transition
Lost in Transition: the dark side of emerging adulthood;
Christian Smith
HQ799.7 .S65 2011
 Measurement
Measurement;
Paul Lockhart
QA447 .L625 2012
 Narrative theory: core concepts and critical debates
Narrative theory: core concepts and critical debates;
David Herman
PN212 .N379 2012
 The new science teacher's handbook : what you didn't learn from student teaching
The new science teacher’s handbook : what you didn’t learn from student teaching;
Sarah Reeves Young.
Q147 .Y685 2013
Pioneering Portfolio Management
Pioneering Portfolio Management: An Unconventional Approach to Institutional Investment, Fully Revised and Updated;
David F. Swensen
HG4529.5 .S94 2009
 A single roll of the dice: Obama's diplomacy with Iran
A single roll of the dice: Obama’s diplomacy with Iran;
Trita Parsi
E183.8.I55 P38 2012
 Song means: analysing and interpreting recorded popular song
Song means: analysing and interpreting recorded popular song;
Allan F. Moore
MT146 .M66 2013
Unconventional Success
Unconventional Success: A Fundamental Approach to Personal Investment;
David F. Swensen
HG4529.5 .S95 2005
What the best college students do
What the best college students do;
Ken Bain
LA229 .B24 2012
Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth
Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth;
Reza Aslan
BT301.3 .A85 2013

Tip of the Week

February 24th, 2014 by Ashley Shealy in Announcements, Databases, Reference

Tip of the Week

Looking for practice test for the GRE, LSAT, MAT, or others?

We’ve got you covered!

Ask a Librarian to show you how to access them.

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