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Archive Picture of the Week - November 30th, 2010

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 Studying 1946 Image


Students "studying" - good luck on your exams! From the 1946 yearbook.

2010 Thanksgiving Hours

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For the Thanksgiving holiday, the library's hours will be:


Tuesday, November 23rd - 8:00 am - 7:00 pm

Wednesday, November 24th - Saturday, November 27th - CLOSED

Sunday, November 28th - 7:00 pm - Midnight


Have a safe and relaxing break!

New in the Library - November 2010

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New Database!


European Views of the Americas 1493-1750
The database contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750.  It covers the history of European exploration as well as the portrayals of Native American peoples.  A wide range of topics are covered; from natural disasters to disease outbreaks and slavery. 

From the NetLibrary...


101 Best Ways to Land a Job in Troubled Times

 By Jay A. Block, 2010

A timely book offering strategies to ride out the tough economic times and a sour job market. Tips and advice on getting a grip on emotions, defining your goal, creating an outstanding resume, and, finally, taking action! A must read for the student of today.


On the Shelf...


Ecobeauty: Scrubs, Rubs, Masks, and Bath Bombs for You and Your Friends

By Lauren Cox with Janice Cox

RA 776.98.C69 2009

This book provides 100 easy and green recipes for beauty!  From crafty gift ideas, to money saving beauty products, Ecobeauty has something for everyone!  Find ways to be healthy, save money, and make the world a greener place in this essential beauty cookbook.


Teaching Content Outrageously: How to Captivate All Students and Accelerate Learning

By Stanley Pogrow

LB 1027.3.P64 2009

An excellent resource for education majors and current educators, this book presents the idea that lessons can achieve standards based criterion while still captivating the interest and imagination of students. By providing the why and how behind this strategy and giving real life examples, the author clearly and simply presents his method for transforming lessons from boring to fascinating.


Digital Photography Q&A: Great Tips and Hints from a Top Pro

By Paul Harcourt Davies

TR 267.D375 2009

 Have you ever wondered how to use all the “fancy” settings on your digital camera? Have you been puzzled by the terms aperture and ISO? This book is a great how to guide for those who enjoy photography but haven’t figured out all the tricks of the trade. It clearly addresses common questions of the amateur photographer and offers tips to easily enhance one’s photography.


Archive Picture of the Week - November 15th, 2010

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 AC Cheerleaders 1923 Image


Anderson College Cheerleaders, from the 1923 Sororian

Archive Picture of the Week - Novemeber 8th, 2010

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 Cafeteria Line 1963 Image


Students in the cafeteria line, from the 1963 yearbook

Extended Library Hours!

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Beginning Saturday, November 6th, until the end of fall semester, the library will be open on Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.!

Archive Picture of the Week - Novemeber 2nd, 2010

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 Jack Carter 1977 Image


In 1976, Jack Carter, son of President Jimmy Carter, visited Anderson College. Picture from the 1977 yearbook.

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