Friday, August 25, 2017

Preston Jackson Exhibit

Now showing in the Everett Gallery of Hewes Library, "Lessons from Other Times,” an exhibit of work by Professor Preston Jackson, emeritus faculty from the School of the Art Institute in Chicago.

Opening reception in the gallery is 3-4:30pm on Friday, August 25th, and the show will remain through September 22nd.

Read more about the exhibit and be sure to visit!

Monday, August 21, 2017

Lamott to McCullough: New Recreational Reading

New recreational reading titles are available for 2 week checkout. Find these and dozens more titles in the ScotsRead Collection on the main floor.

Hallelujah Anyway (Anne Lamott)
Ministry of Utmost Happiness (Arundhati Roy)
Unsub (Meg Gardiner)
Dragon Teeth (Michael Crichton)
Sons and Soldiers: the untold story of the Jews who escaped the Nazis and returned with the U.S. Army (Bruce Henderson)
All by Myself, Alone (Mary Higgins Clark)
Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones and Peoples Temple (Jeff Guinn)
American Spirit: Who we are and what we stand for (David McCullough)
Al Franken, Giant of the Senate (Al Franken)
Ernest Hemingway: a biography (Mary Dearborn)

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.

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