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New in the Library - March 2010

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DATABASE of the Month…Learning Express Library

A comprehensive, interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help patrons-students and adult learners-succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass. Contains practice tests and tutorials designed to help users succeed on the academic or licensing tests such as TOEFL, GED, SAT, PRAXIS I and II.  Levels range from Elementary to Adult.  Get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results.  Learning Express also contains materials on career selection, computer skills, reading, writing, math, reasoning, vocabulary, and much, much more.  New users must first register and create their own personal account.  No password needed to create an account. Over 200 ebooks are included.  Access from the library webpage.

 

E-BOOK of the Month from the NetLibrary!  We now have 36,000 e-book titles!

J.D. Salinger’s Catcher in the Rye: Bloom’s Modern Critical Interpretations

Ed. by Harold Bloom, 2009

A new critical look at one of the most popular and influential novels of all time.  This study guide presents a selection of critical essays, notes on contributing critics, and a chronology of the author’s life. 

 

Our Documents

Oxford University Press

E173.U62 2003

From the National Archives, a collection of 100 Milestone Documents from American history.  Chosen by a team of historians, archivists, educators, and curators, these 100 documents represent significant points in American history prior to 1965.  Check it out!

 

I Could Sing of Your Love Forever

By Lindsay Terry

ML 3000.T47 2008

This book tells the stories behind 100 of the world’s most popular contemporary worship songs.  The heartfelt happenings behind some of our favorite music will leave you inspired!

 

Deadly Companions

By Dorothy Crawford

RA 649.C73 2007

A fascinating book about the spread of microbes.  Microbes are defined as germs, the cause of infection, disease, and deadly pandemics.  Microbial disease has been around since the beginning of human history and continues to challenge human life today.

 

Spring Break Reading

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Interested in taking a break from school work over Spring Break and doing a little recreational reading? The Thrift Library can help! We have a number of books available by popular authors like C.S. Lewis, J.R.R Tolkien, William Faulkner, Agatha Christie, and many others. If you're interested in Christian fiction, we also have a Contemporary Christian Collection, located on the first floor of the library. Spring Break would be a great time for some recreational reading, so stop by before you head off campus!

2010 Spring Break Hours

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For the week of Spring Break, the library's hours will be:

 

Saturday, March 13- Sunday, March 14- CLOSED

Monday, March 15- Thursday, March 18- 9 am- 3 pm

Friday, March 19- Saturday, March 20- CLOSED

Sunday, March 21- REOPEN 7 PM

 

Have a safe and fun break!

 

Archive Picture of the Week - March 9th, 2010

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 Picnic 1942 Image

 

AC students having a picnic, 1942

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