Tuesday, July 21, 2015

TAKE PRACTICE TESTS WITH LEARNING EXPRESS!

Learning Express Library is a comprehensive, online database of practice tests and tutorials designed to help students and adult learners succeed on academic and licensing tests. 

Some of the 770+ practice test types and tutorials include : ACT, SAT, GRE, MCAD, LSAT, AP high school tests, career preparation exams (GED, EMS, Firefighter, PPST, Praxis, Civil Service...) along with reading, math and writing skills practice.                                                                                                              

Learning Express Library also includes career and employment resources such as business writing, resumes, interviewing skills and computer software skills.

To access Learning Express Library, visit the Goddard Library website and click on “Find Articles and More”, then click on “Databases by Title” and Learning Express Library.  Take a look and please continue to ask questions by phone 507-536-5387,chat or email. 

LOOKING FOR LITERATURE RESOURCE CENTER??

LITERATURE RESOURCE CENTER is a collection of full text journal articles, literary criticism, reviews, biographical information, and overviews on over 130,000 writers worldwide.  If you are searching for information on an author or one of the authors works, Literature Resource Center is the place to go!

Here are two ways to find it -

1. Choose "Find Articles and more...", then "Databases by Title", then scroll down to Literature Resource Center.

2.  Choose "Research Guides", then select "English".  Here you will find a list of useful resources for English classes, including Literature Resource Center.

If you are off campus you will be asked to authenticate with your library barcode number from the back of your ID (password is last name) or your STAR ID/password.

ENJOY!!

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

SUMMER READING - - GRAPHIC NOVELS!

Come and check out the display of comics and graphic novels in the library - Great summer time reading!

Here are just a few examples - Come and check one out!



Doonesbury and the art of G.B. Trudeau /
by: 
Walker, Brian.
Published: New Haven : Yale University Press, c2010.



Fables /
by: 
Willingham, Bill.
Published: New York : DC Comics, c2002-2011.



The complete guide to figure drawing for comics and graphic novels /
by: 
Cooney, Dan.



Scrooge /
by: 
Rodolphe.
Published: [New York] : Papercutz, c2012.
 
 


 Bird & Squirrel on the run! /
by: 
Burks, James (James R.)
Published: New York : Graphix 2012.

 
Bat-manga! : the secret history of Batman in Japan /
by: 
Kuwata, JirĊ, 1935-
Published: New York, N.Y. : Pantheon Books, 2008.


 Japanese animation : time out of mind /
by: 
Robinson, Chris, 1967-
Published: New Barnet : John Libbey ; Bloomington, Ind. : Distributed in N. America by Indiana University Press, c2010.



The sandman /
by: 
Gaiman, Neil.
Published: New York : DC Comics, c2010-
 



Smile /
by: 
Telgemeier, Raina.
Published: New York : Graphix, 2010.



Persepolis /
by: 
Satrapi, Marjane, 1969-
Published: New York : Pantheon Books, c2003.



Persepolis 2 : the story of a return /
by: 
Satrapi, Marjane, 1969-
Published: New York : Pantheon Books, c2004.
 
 


 Emily the strange.
by: 
Reger, Rob.
Published: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, ©2006.



Embroideries /
by: 
Satrapi, Marjane, 1969-
Published: New York : Pantheon Books, 2005.
 



Maus : a survivor's tale /
by: 
Spiegelman, Art.
Published: New York : Pantheon Books, [1997]


 The arrival /
by: 
Tan, Shaun.
Published: New York : Arthur A. Levine Books, 2007.



El deafo /
by: 
Bell, Cece,
Published: New York : Amulet Books, 2014.