Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Did you know? Academic Streaming Films

Hewes Library provides access to thousands of streaming films through the Academic Video Online database. These films can be streamed from anywhere on any device, complementing classroom content and enhancing personal learning.

A recently updated interface features:
  • Speed
  • Simple, easy keyword search and navigation
  • Relevant and contextual searching
  • Mobile-first design
  • Stunning cinematic visuals
See the "must see" trailers of new and updated content:

Locate this database on the library's homepage on the "Databases A-Z" tab.

Friday, March 22, 2019

New Items at Hewes Library

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

  • Secret World: A History of Intelligence by Christopher Andrew
  • Introduction to Aristotle edited by Richard McKeon
  • Practical Stylist by Sheridan Baker
  • Happy Brain by Dean Burnett
  • Angela Y. Davis Reader edited by Joy James
  • Story of Soy by Christine M. Du Bois
  • Washington Black by Esi Edugyan
  • Celts: A History by Peter Berresford Ellis
  • There Will Be No Miracles Here by Casey Gerald
  • Silver Sparrow: A Novel by Tayari Jones

Monday, March 18, 2019

Wild Things! Art Opening

New Exhibit in the Everett Gallery: Wild Things: Nature and the Social Imagination
Sandra Williams
February 22nd - April 5th, 2018

Sandra is an Associate Professor of Art at the University of Nebraska– Lincoln.
For a preview of her work, visit:

Subterranean Fires IV

Subterranean Fires IV – Sandra Williams

Friday, March 15, 2019

Diversity in Recreational Reading

New ScotsRead recreational reading collection titles are filling our stacks! SciFi, current biography, non-fiction, contemporary fiction, and page-turning thrillers are included in this collection. 

Visit these page-turners on the main floor of Hewes Library and check out a title for 2 weeks (with 3 renewals).  New titles include:

13 Days in Ferguson, by Captain Ronald Johnson

49th Mystic, by Ted Dekker

An Anonymous Girl, by Greer Hendricks & Sarah Pekkanen

Beach House Reunion, by Mary Alice Monroe

Black is the body, by Emily Bernard

The Boy, by Tami Hoag

Elizas: A Novel, by Sara Shepard

The End of the End of the Earth, by Johathan Franzen

Last Jedi, by Jason Fry

Merchants of Truth, by Jill Abramson

Pandemic, by Robin Cook

Parental Discretion is Advised, by Gerrick D. Kennedy

Perfect is Boring, by Tyra Banks

Plotters: A Novel, by Un-Su Kim

Speak, by Laurie Anderson

Thanks A Thousand, by A. J. Jacobs

When Women Ruled the World, by Kara Cooney

Monday, March 4, 2019

How to Get that Article

Did you find the perfect article in a library database, but the full-text was not available?  

Not all library resources are immediately available full-text, however, below are quick and easy directions to eventually obtain that article for your research!

Obtaining Full Text of Journal Articles

Step One:

If a Hewes Library database does NOT have the full text immediately available, use the "Find this item" Article Linker button to search all Hewes Library full-text resources. 
find this item button

When you click the button, a new Article Linker page will open and show full text results, if any.  Below is an example of results that found full-text in other library resources.

Step Two:

If the Article Linker page does not lead to full text, you may use the link provided on that same page to place an Interlibrary Loan request via the ILLiad system. First time users should create an account, using their Monmouth College credentials, and all the citation information will be transferred from the database into the request fields. Learn more about ILLiad & Interlibrary Loan.