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Archive Picture of the Week, September 28th, 2011

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 Science Lab 1974 Image

Students in science lab, from the 1974 Columns yearbook

Archive Picture of the Week - September 20th, 2011

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 1921 Banquet Image

 

A banquet in the college dining hall, from the 1921 yearbook

New in the Library - September 2011

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NEW MUSIC DATABASES!

NEW! - RILM Abstracts of Music Literature
A comprehensive music bibliography covering 950 journals spanning 1967 to the present. While not full text, many citations link out to full text articles in other databases, and the remaining are available via Inter Library Loan. From hip hop to Handel, from ethnomusicology to music therapy, from elementary music education to advanced music theory, RILM is the first stop for the researcher. 

NEW! - RIPM- Restrospective Index to Music Periodicals – (RIPM Online Archive of Music Periodicals (FullTEXT))
Contains primary source materials and 70 full text periodicals from 1800 to 1950 covering the Early Romantic to the Modern period. 

NEW! - RISM Database: Music Manuscripts after 1600 (Répertoire International des Sources Musicale)
Contains more than 657,000 manuscript records by over 22,500 composers from 1600 on. Covers works on music theory, and libretti from 1600 on.

 

From our eBook Collection, eBooks on Ebscohost…

Citizen and Soldier: A Sourcebook on Military Service and National Defense from Colonial America to the Present

By Henry Dethloff and Gerald Shenk

This book offers a history of military service in America.  It chronicles US military involvement since the American Revolution in 1776.

 

Also from our eBook Collection, eBooks on Ebscohost…

Hearts Beating for Liberty: Women Abolitionists in the Old Northwest

By Stacey R. Robertson

This book provides an interesting perspective on individuals who played a key role in history but often do not receive the credit they deserve: female abolitionists. From grassroots activism to assisting fugitive slaves, the many contributions of these brave women are thoughtfully considered throughout this work.

 

Teach Yourself Visually iPad

By Lonzell Watson

This book is a wonderful resource for freshman and any others owners of iPads. By elaborating on each feature with easy to follow screen shots, this work breaks down the iPad into the simplest of terms.

 

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Trilogy

By Stieg Larsson

This internationally best selling trilogy has captured the interest of millions of readers and is listed on the Chronicle of Higher Education Top Picks for College Students. Incorporating the themes of mystery, murder, family and love, this book is sure to grasp your attention from beginning to end.

 

**Also check out our display of books cited by The Chronicle of Higher Education to be “Top Picks for College Students”.  The display is located at the front desk.

 

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