Friday, August 11, 2017

New Items at Hewes Library

New items are added to the Hewes Library collection on a continual basis. Recent titles have included:


  • History of Modern Middle East by William L. Cleveland
  • True History of Chocolate by Sophie D. Coe & Michael D. Coe
  • Debating Gun Control by David DeGrazia
  • History of Islamic Philosophy by Majid Fakhry
  • Japanese Design: Art Aesthetics & Culture by Patricia J. Graham
  • Caliphate: The History of an Idea by Hugh Kennedy
  • Social Media Campaigns by Carolyn Mae Kim
  • Terrorism: A History by Randall D. Law
  • American Prophets by Albert J. Raboteau
  • Biotensegrity by Graham Scarr

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

50 Databases to Try!

Hewes Library has the opportunity to test 50 databases from Gale/Cengage publishers, which include indexing and full text resources in all major disciplines.  Access the databases here through September 8, 2017 (will work on and off campus).

A sampling of the databases included is below. You may select individual database titles (see link above) or multiple databases at once via the interface.

Agriculture Collection
Provides access to current and authoritative content in books and journals that span agriculture, horticulture and farming.

Diversity Studies Collection
Provides access to scholarly journals and magazines that explore cultural differences, contributions, and influences in the global community.

Gender Studies Collection
Offers access to scholarly journals and magazines covering topics including gender studies, family and marital issues, and more.

GREENR (Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources)
Focuses on the physical, social, and economic aspects of environmental issues published in academic journals, news, case studies, legislation, conference proceedings, primary source documents, statistics, and multimedia.

Trial to 50 Gale databases: "Gale Access Program"



Wednesday, August 2, 2017

EBSCO Databases & Google Drive Integration

Hewes Library subscribes to several dozen databases via the EBSCOHost interface. A recent enhancement allows users to save a digital record directly to Google Drive. It's easy - just look for the Google Drive icon on the right side of the page when viewing a full record. This feature is in addition to the save, print, email, download and citation tools available in the interface.
google drive
See below for complete directions.

Related items:







Thursday, July 6, 2017

New Summer Reading!

Enjoy a fresh, new Scots Read title with an ice cream cone or on the beach! This new batch is ready for two-week checkout (with three renewals).


New Titles
I can't make this up, by Kevin Hart
Beach House for Rent, by Mary Alice Monroe
Smear: How Shady Political Operatives and Fake News Control What You See, What you Think, and How you Vote, by Sharyl Attkisson
Mistress, by Danielle Steel
Theft By Finding Diaries (1977-2002), by David Sedaris
Awkward Thoughts of W. Kamau Bell, by W. Kamau Bell
A House Among the Trees, by Julia Glass
You're The Only One I Can Tell, by Deborah Tannen
You Don't Have To Say You Love Me, by Sherman Alexie
Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body, by Roxane Gay
Bourne Initiative
Dis Mem Ber, by Joyce Carol Oates

Monday, June 26, 2017

July 4th Holiday

Hewes Library will be closed on Tuesday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day. The library will be open regular hours Monday, July 3rd, and Wednesday - Friday this week.

Photo: Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, via Flickr Commons

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

New Digital Resource: Loeb Classical Library


Hewes Library is pleased to now offer unlimited digital access to the Loeb Classical Library.

A searchable digital library of over 520 classical texts, the Digital Loeb includes literature, poetry, history, travel, philosophy, and oratory, published with the original Greek/Latin text on the left and the English translation on the right. Browse the collection by author and title or conduct a keyword search.


More about the Loeb collection and its history.

Read Lysistrata by Aristophanes




Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Caption Contest Winner

After locating this intriguing photo in the Monmouth College Archives, Hewes Library sponsored a caption writing contest near the finale of Spring 2017 term. Entries, vetted by several staff, were decidedly humorous, and a difficult decision for a winner was made.

Congratulations to Cole Downey ('17) for making the judges chuckle!


Monday, June 12, 2017

Summer Hours

Hewes Library Summer Hours
Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm
Closed Weekends

Special hours for campus events
CLOSED Independence Day - July 4

Have a wonderful summer!

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Alumni Art Show June 8-11

In conjunction with the Golden Scots 2017 Celebration, join Alumni and friends at the Alumni Art Show and Reception in the Everett Gallery found in the upper level of Hewes Library.

Reception: Thursday, June 8th 4:30pm-6:00pm