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!

Thursday, July 3, 2014

NEW VIDEOS ADDED IN JUNE 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, June 19, 2014

COLLEGE TEACHING COLLECTION - USEFUL BOOKS FOR FACULTY

DID YOU KNOW?  The library has a College Teaching Collection (CTC) containing current books with practical college-level teaching information including teaching styles and methods, online learning, and service learning.

To search for titles, just type CTC in the Find Books search box.

The collection is located on the 2nd floor of the library at the end of the Reference Books.

Have a suggestion or donation for the collection?  Just talk to the librarian at the Reference Desk!

Thursday, June 5, 2014

SUMMER READING IDEAS

If you're looking for some good summer reading, take a look in our glass display case by the library entrance.    Librarians have assembled a collection of nonfiction titles including Nathaniel Philbrick's Bunker Hill, The Patriarch, by David Nasaw, a biography of Joseph P. Kennedy, Hemingway's Boat, by Paul Hendrickson, and the fascinating history of the Beat Generation by Bill Morgan, The Typewriter is Holy.  If you don't see anything you like, ask the librarian at the Reference Desk for suggestions.