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Archive Picture of the Week, February 21, 2011

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Studying in Library Image

 

Students studying in the library. From the 1978 yearbook.

 

New in the Library for February 2011

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From the NetLibrary… 

Cite Right: a Quick Guide to Citation Styles--MLA, APA, Chicago, the Sciences, Professions, and More

By Charles Lipson

All have been confused with the countless details of various citing styles. Through this e-book, one can find clarity about the specific differences found between MLA, APA, Chicago, and more. This is a great resource for writing papers.

Drive
By Daniel H. Pink
BF 503.P475 2009

In this work, the author analyzes what truly motivates us to do the things that we do. Basing his theory on forty years of scientific research, he presents the idea that we are no longer solely motivated by tangible and immediate rewards. He argues that we are now also driven by self-sufficiency, the refining of skills, and a realization of the worth of one’s work. This book offers motivation tips for business owners, educators, and even those who just can’t seem to make it to the gym.

 

You’ve Got to be Kidding: How Jokes Can Help You Think
By John and Donald Capps
BC 177.C3455 2009

This father-son collaboration discusses the idea that jokes actually make us think critically. By breaking down types of jokes and giving plenty of examples, the duo create an argument that will have you looking at jokes from a completely different perspective.

 

The Courage to Teach
By Parker J. Palmer
LB 1775.P25 1998

Through this work, the author presents his understanding of what it truly means to teach and embrace the identity of teacher. A highly recommend book, this is a must read for all education majors! The book includes a cd containing an interview with the author.

 

Children of Hope
By Vernon Brewer, with Noel Brewer Yeatts
RA 644.A25 B74 2007

In this book, the authors present the reality of the destruction that HIV/AIDS is wreaking in Africa. Quickly and quietly, millions of children are losing their parents to HIV/AIDS and are being forced to raise themselves. The authors put forward a challenge to the American Christian church to do something about it. Will we just stand by and watch?

 

Archive Picture of the Week, February 14th, 2011

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50th Ann. Image

 

The charter to found Anderson College was signed February 14th, 1911. This picture was taken at the college's 50th anniversary celebration. (1961 Yearbook)

 

Archive Picture of the Week, February 3rd, 2011

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 1924 Gym Class Image

 

Gym Class, from the 1924 Sororian

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