Tuesday, September 9, 2014

MINNESOTA AUTHOR JACK EL-HAI TO SPEAK!

Two-time Minnesota Book Award winner Jack El-Hai will be speaking in CF 206-208 on Wednesday, Oct. 1 at 4:00 p.m.  Jack El-Hai writes books, essays and articles on the history of medicine, the history of science, and other historical topics.  His latest book, The Nazi and the Psychiatrist:  Hermann Goring, Dr. Douglas M. Kelley and a Fatal Meeting of Minds at the End of WWII won the 2014 Minnesota Book Award.  El-Hai's 2005 book, The Lobotomist:  A Maverick Medical Genius and His Tragic Quest to Rid the World of Mental Illness is also a Minnesota Book Award winner.


This event, hosted by Goddard Library, is part of SELCO's Fall 2014 Author Tour, and is funded in part or in whole with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. 


Please join us for this extraordinary program!



Tuesday, September 2, 2014

NEW TITLES ADDED IN AUGUST TO FILMS ON DEMAND!

Take a look at the new content (click here) added to the library subscription to Films on Demand! Films On Demand is a database of videos that gives faculty and students instant access to thousands of educational programs grouped into subject-specific categories. Films are segmented into easy-to-use clips and can be viewed from on or off campus. Enjoy!! 

Thursday, August 28, 2014

HOW DO I FIND THE WESTLAW DATABASE?

From the Goddard Library website click on "Find Articles and More...", then choose "Databases by Title."  Select "W" on the alphabet bar, and you will see Westlaw listed.  Click on Westlaw.  By default it opens to the "News" tab.  Click on the "Law" tab  and you will be ready to begin searching.  If you are accessing Westlaw from off campus, you will be asked to log in.  Your username is the barcode number (begins with 202) on the back of your UCR ID card and your password is your last name.

Friday, August 22, 2014

LOUISE ERDRICH WINS DAYTON LITERARY PEACE PRIZE

Minnesota author Louise Erdrich has won the Dayton Literary Peace Prize's achievement award.  The Dayton prizes are intended to recognize literature's power to influence peace, social justice and global understanding; the distinguished achievement award is given for an author's body of work.  Erdrich's latest novel, The Round House, won the 2012 National Book Award for fiction.  Her first novel, Love Medicine, won the 1984 National Book Critics Circle Award, and Plague of Doves was a finalist for the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for fiction.


The Goddard Library has these and many other titles by Louise Erdrich.  Stop in and take a look!

Thursday, August 14, 2014

NEW TITLES ADDED IN JULY TO FILMS ON DEMAND!

Take a look at the new content (click here) added to the library subscription to Films on Demand!

Films On Demand is a database of videos that gives faculty and students instant access to thousands of educational programs grouped into subject-specific categories.  Films are segmented into easy-to-use clips and can be viewed from on or off campus.

Enjoy!!


Monday, August 4, 2014

FALL 2014 LIBRARY TOURS

Join us for a tour of the library this fall!  Simply meet at the Reference/Information Desk a few minutes before the tour begins.  Tours take about 30 minutes.  The schedule is as follows:

Monday, 9/8:          9:00 a.m./1:00 p.m./5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, 9/9:         10:00 a.m./2:00 p.m./6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, 9/10:   8:00 a.m./12:00 p.m./4:00 p.m.
Thursday, 9/11:      11:00 a.m./3:00 p.m./7:00 p.m.
Saturday, 9/13:       10:00 a.m.

Monday, 9/15:        8:00 a.m./12:00 p.m./4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, 9/16:        9:00 a.m./1:00 p.m./5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, 9/17:   10:00 a.m./2:00 p.m./6:00 p.m.
Thursday, 9/18:      10:00 a.m./3:00 p.m./7:00 p.m.

Saturday, 9/20:       1:00 p.m.

Saturday, July 5, 2014

2014 PULITZER PRIZE FOR FICTION

THE GOLDFINCH, by Donna Tartt, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for fiction this spring.  Described by "Kirkus Reviews as an..."elegant meditation on love, memory and the  haunting power of art"  the novel is hard to put down.  THE GOLDFINCH is a great story, beautifully told.  Stop in the Goddard Library and check it out!