Wednesday, January 29, 2014

New ScotsRead Titles

The following titles have recently arrived and are available in the ScotsRead Collection on the main floor of the library.  Stop by to check out:
  • Mrs. Lincoln's Rival: A Novel by Jennifer Chiaverini
  • Perfect: A Novel by Rachel Joyce
  • The Death Class: a true story about life by Erika Hayasaki
  • Snowblind by Christopher Golden
  • Pandemic: A Novel by Scott Sigler
  • The Sentinels of Andersonville by Tracy Groot

Friday, January 24, 2014

Renewing your library materials

As the semester begins, we'd like to remind patrons that you can quickly and easily renew your library materials online.  You can renew items online through the My Account feature in the library's catalog if the materials are not overdue. If the materials are overdue, please return the items to the library.  If your materials are still current, you are eligible to renew the item online.

To renew materials online:

  • Start at the Hewes Library Catalog.
  • Enter your Username & Password to log in.
  • On the Checked Out Items screen, select the check boxes on items you wish to renew.
  • Select renew and the catalog will then generate a new due date for the items you selected.

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Periodical of the Month: India Today International

Part of The India Today Group, India Today International is a weekly magazine which Hewes Library subscribes to in print only.

The India Today Group provides the history of the magazine, stating:
"Since 1975, India Today has covered the news in India on a variety of subjects - be it the economy, politics, lifestyle, the arts, entertainment, travel, science, technology or health.    That's why India Today is India’s most widely read publication, a position it has held for more than a decade.
India Today gives you the latest news, politics, current affairs, cricket, sports, business and cinema news from India and around the world. Track the latest from Bollywood, Hollywood, regional film industries and TV channels."
See more at: or on the Main Level of Hewes Library in the Current Periodicals section.

Monday, January 20, 2014

Muslim Journeys: Film Screening, Koran by Heart

As part of the Muslim Journeys NEH Bookshelf grant, Hewes Library will be hosting a film screening of the movie Koran by Heart.  The film examines the experiences and aspirations of Muslim children around the world.  The documentary follows three children as they memorize the Koran and tells their story.

The film screening will take place on Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 7pm. It will be held in the Barnes Electronic Classroom, Hewes Library Room 03, on the lower level of the library.

The Let's Talk About It and the Muslim Journeys Bookshelf Funded with a grant from National Endowment for the Humanities, in cooperation with the American Library Association. Our local partners include the Buchanan Center for the Arts and the Monmouth Chapter of the American Association of University Women.

Friday, January 17, 2014

Database of the Month: Teacher Reference Center

For the month of January, Hewes Library is featuring Teacher Reference Center as it's database of the month.  Teacher Reference Center is a teacher education database that features indexing and abstracts for 280 peer-reviewed journals in education related fields.

Teacher Reference Center provides a starting point to research a variety of fields, including:

  • Assessment
  • Best Practices
  • Continuing Education
  • Current Pedagogical Research
  • Curriculum Development
  • Elementary Education
  • Higher Education
  • Instructional Media
  • Language Arts
  • Literacy Standards
  • School Administration
  • Science & Mathematics
  • Teacher Education

You can find Teacher Reference Center and many other databases under the Find tab of the library's website on the Databases: Find Articles page.

Access to library databases is limited to the current students, staff, and faculty of Monmouth College.

Thursday, January 16, 2014

New Items at Hewes Library

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

  • Lancashire Witches by Phillip C. Almond
  • Deep Things out of Darkness by John G.T.Anderson
  • Art of Intimacy by Stacey D'Erasmo
  • America Bewitched by Own Davies
  • Voices of Resistance by Mohan J. Dutte
  • Life of William Faulkner by Richard Gray
  • Love and Money by Lisa Henderson
  • Objectivity in Journalism by Steven Maras
  • Toni Morrison, Beloved edited by Carl Plasa
  • Roman Disasters by Jerry Toner

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

New ScotsRead Titles

The following ScotsRead titles recently arrived and are available on the main level:
  • Dangerous Women edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozios
  • Forget Me Not by Fern Michaels
  • Fear Nothing: A Novel by Lisa Gardner
  • The Body Book: the law of hunger, the science of strength, and other ways to love your amazing body by Cameron Diaz with Sandra Bark
  • Financially Fearless: the LearnVest program for taking control of your money by Alexa Von Tobel

Monday, January 13, 2014

Return to Regular Hours

Today, Hewes Library returns to regular hours as we begin the second semester.  Einstein Brothers Bagels will also be open regular hours beginning today.