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Archive Picture of the Week, February 15th, 2012

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 1958 AC Students in Car Image

 

Anderson College students in front of the school, from the 1958 Columns yearbook

New Books, February 2012

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NEW DATABASE!  ScienceDirect
Available from our Database webpages.
ScienceDirect College Edition is one of the most trusted science databases with a powerful search platform, SciVerse.  Content includes 1,146 peer-reviewed journals going back to 1995 and 2,073 books. Millions of scholarly articles and book chapters are available.

 

New Books

Abigail Adams: A Life

By Woody Holton

E 322.1.A38 H65 2009

This book reveals the story of a woman who was extremely unique for her time. Through its detailed accounts, the work shares the brilliance and vivacity of our nation’s second First Lady. This book is an excellent read for anyone who enjoys historical biographies.

 

Cave Art

By Jean Clottes

N 5310.5.E85 C56 2011

This work offers a rare look at the world’s first form of art. With superb photography and thorough description of over two hundred pieces of cave art, this book provides an in-depth look into the world of prehistoric art.

 

Ebooks on EbscoHost

Careers for Travel Buffs and Other Restless Types

By Paul Plawin

Are you having a hard time deciding on a major or career? Do you enjoy traveling and meeting new people? If so, this is the book for you. Each chapter is dedicated to a different travel related career including travel writing, travel agents, business and many more. It also provides the steps to acquiring the right travel job for you.

 

Nutrition for Sports and Exercise

By Lori A. Smolin and Mary B. Grosvenor

This work emphasizes the extreme importance of healthy eating when participating in sports and exercise by explaining the role of nutrition and food as energy for exercise. This book is a great resource for anyone who has committed to eating healthy and exercising in 2012.

 

Archive Picture of the Week, February 7th, 2011

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1959 Nursing Students Image 

 

Students in the joint Anderson College/Anderson Memorial Hospital nursing program, from the 1959 Columns yearbook

 

If you haven't had a chance to, please come by the library and check out our nursing display cases, located near the entrance of the library!

February Book Display

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February is Black History Month! Please come by the library and check out our display of books written by African American authors. It's located on the front circulation desk.

Archive Picture of the Week, February 1st, 2012

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 Grad Speaker 2011 Image

 

Anderson University's May 2011 Commencement speaker, Dr. Belle S. Wheelan.

New Ebook Collection - ebrary!

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We are excited to announce our new ebook collection, ebrary! With this new collection, we're adding 70,000 books on a variety of subjects. ebrary allows a user to:

·         Search across every single word on every single page of every single eBook.

·         Copy and paste. Email. Print. Cite.

·         Take notes. Store and share your research online.

 

Get it here – On Campus Link

Or here – Off Campus Link

 

View the Quick Start Guide.

Downloading – Although ebrary eBooks can be downloaded as an entire book, book chapter, or page range, most users prefer to access them online where the ebrary reader provides a superior reading experience along with many research aids such as highlighting passages, note taking, and online storage of your research when you create a personal account.

 

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