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Campus-Wide Events

NLW 2014

  • Monday, Apr 14, 2014 to Monday, Apr 14, 2014: Edible Book Contest
      Info
    Create something edible inspired by a book;
    Set up your edible creation in the Library before 11:30 AM;
    Judging will take place at 11:45 AM;
    Winners will be announced immediately.
  • Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014 to Thursday, Apr 17, 2014: Book Fair
    Shop for books, multimedia, and educational toys and games and support the library collection! Proceeds will update the children's and multimedia collections.
 

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Books about Books

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Florida on the Boil: recommended novels and short-story collections set in the Sunshine State - Kenneth Kister
Call Number: Florida Collection (PS379 .K48 2007)
ISBN: 9781425717254
Publication Date: 2007-02-01

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A Great Idea at the Time: the rise, fall, and curious afterlife of the Great Books - Alex Beam
Call Number: E169.12 .B333 2008
ISBN: 9781586484873
Publication Date: 2008-11-04

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Reading Group Choices 2013: Selections for Lively Book Discussions - Reading Group Choices
Call Number: Z549 .R433 2012
ISBN: 0975974289
Publication Date: 2012-08-15

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Dear Sir, I Intend to Burn Your Book - Lawrence Hill; Ted Bishop (Introduction by)
Call Number: Z659.H55 2013
ISBN: 9780888646798
Publication Date: 2013-03-15

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Outstanding Books for the College Bound - Angela Carstensen; Young Adult Library Services Association Staff (Contribution by)
Call Number: Z1039.C65 O9 2011
ISBN: 9780838985700
Publication Date: 2011-06-01

 

Fun Facts

  • If the cost of People magazine had risen as fast as the cost of academic library periodicals since 1990, it would cost about $182 for a one-year subscription.
  • There are 584 students enrolled for every librarian in 2- and 4-year colleges and universities in 2010 in the U.S. as compared with 14 students for each teaching faculty member. 
  • Americans go to school, public, and academic libraries more than three times more often than they go to the movies.

American Library Association, September 2012

 

Books for National Library Week

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Smart Cities - Anthony M. Townsend
Call Number: HT119 .T65 2013
ISBN: 9780393082876
Publication Date: 2013-10-07

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To Teach - William Ayers; Ryan Alexander-Tanner; Jonathan Kozol (Foreword by)
Call Number: LB1025.3 .A935 2010
ISBN: 9780807750629
Publication Date: 2010-05-01

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The Atlas of New Librarianship - R. David Lankes
Call Number: Z665 .L36 2011
ISBN: 9780262015097
Publication Date: 2011-04-04

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Building Bridges - Monty L. McAdoo
Call Number: Z675.U5 M358
ISBN: 083891019X
Publication Date: 2009-12-01

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The Library as Place - John E. Buschman (Editor); Gloria J. Leckie (Editor); Wayne A. Wiegand (Foreword by); John Carlo Bertot (Foreword by)
Call Number: Z716.4 .L485 2007
ISBN: 1591583829
Publication Date: 2006-12-01

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Library - Matthew Battles
Call Number: Z721 .B28 2004
ISBN: 0393325644
Publication Date: 2004-06-17

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Working Together - Mary M. Somerville
Call Number: Z733.R634 S66
ISBN: 0838985319
Publication Date: 2009-08-01

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Books, Maps, and Politics - Carl Ostrowski
Call Number: Z733 .U58 O87 2004
ISBN: 1558494332
Publication Date: 2004-03-01

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How to Find Out Anything - Don MacLeod
Call Number: ZA3075 .M33 2012
ISBN: 9780735204676
Publication Date: 2012-08-07

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Information Basics for College Students - Karen Sobel
Call Number: ZA3075 .S63 2012
ISBN: 9781598849585
Publication Date: 2012-03-01

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Fool's Gold: Why the Internet is No Substitute for a Library - Mark Y. Herring
Call Number: ZA4201. H47
ISBN: 9780786430826
Publication Date: 2007-05-08

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Children's Books for NLW


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Dewey - Vicki Myron; Bret Witter; Steve James (Illustrator)
Call Number: Childrens Collection (CurrLab Y Myr )
ISBN: 9780316068741

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Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library - Chris Grabenstein
Call Number: Childrens Collection CurrLab Y Gra(3)
ISBN: 9780375870897
Publication Date: 2013-06-25

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Library Mouse - Daniel Kirk
Call Number: Childrens Collection (CurrLab Y Kir )
ISBN: 9780810993464
Publication Date: 2007-09-01

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Open This Little Book - Jesse Klausmeier; Suzy Lee (Illustrator)
Call Number: Childrens Collection CurrLab Y Kla(2)

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We Are in a Book! - Mo Willems (Illustrator)
Call Number: CurrLab Y Wil(12)
ISBN: 9781423133087

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The Year of the Book - Andrea Cheng; Abigail Halpin (Illustrator)
Call Number: Childrens Collection CurrLab Y Che(2)

 

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