Monday, February 27, 2017

Spring Break Library Hours

Spring Break Library Hours (March 3rd - March 12th, 2017)
Einstein's Bros Bagels will close Thursday, March 2nd at 1:30 p.m. and reopen 7:30 a.m. on Monday, March 13th.

Friday, February 24, 2017

New Items at Hewes Library

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

  • Leonora Carrington: Surrealism, Alchemy & Art by Susan L. Aberth
  • My Life as an Explorer by Roald Amundsen
  • Well- Educated Mind by Susan Wise Bauer
  •  Food and Femininity by Kate Cairns and Josee Johnston
  • Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward
  • Shakespeare Thinking by Philip Davis
  • Of Wilderness and Wolves by Paul L. Errington
  • Presidential Government by Benjamin Ginsberg
  • Autism in Young Adult Novels by Marilyn Irwin
  • Negroland" A Memoir by Margo Jefferson

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

"Los Ambulantes Vendadores" installation

Robert Bubp, Associate Professor of Foundation, Painting, & Drawing, Wichita State University, has installed several multi-media pieces in the Everett Gallery, Hewes Library. 

The installation, featuring video projection, photographs, and paintings on metal explore Bubp's feelings as a tourist in Mexico and in Los Angeles, California where he observed the struggle in use of public space by street vendors. The exhibit is open to the public until March 24th.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

New Recreational Reading Titles

Several new items were recently added to the recreational reading collection, Scots Read. Find this collection on the main floor of Hewes Library.  Items check out for two weeks (with three renewals). And enjoy!

American Hookup (Lisa Wade)
Born a Crime: Stories from a South Africa Childhood (Trevor Noah)
Butter: A Rich History (Elaine Khosrova)
Doctorow: Collected Stories (E. L. Doctorow)
Economism: Bad Economics and the Rise of Inequality (James Kwak)
George Lucas: A Life (Brian Jay Jones)
Glass Universe: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars
Ice Beneath Her (Camilla Grebe)
In Sunlight or in Shadow: Stories Inspired by the Paintings of Edward Hopper
Nest: A Thriller (Terry Goodkind)
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (Alexander Freed)
Selection Day: A Novel (Aravind Adiga)
Spider from Mars: My Life with Bowie (Woody Woodmansey)

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Link Google Scholar to Library Resources

Researchers use Google Scholar for locating extremely recent research, identifying materials outside a discipline, and full-text deep discovery.  These types of searches complement subscription-based research tools provided by the library such as PsycInfo, ERIC and HeinOnline.

It is possible to link Hewes Library full text subscriptions to Google Scholar results, thus increasing full text access to resources.  The easy, three-step process is outlined on this Google Scholar research guide:

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