‘acquisitions’ Category

New Books – Young Adult Fiction!

New books arrive almost daily at the library. Here are some recent additions in Young Adult fiction. Stock up for your holiday travels! Everything, Everything by Nicola Soon. *Shelved on the Young Adult display shelves near the couches by the library’s main entrance. Heir of Fire: A Throne of Glass Novel by Sarah J. Maas. […]

Congrats to our Star Students!

Congratulations to Krissy Kocina (AudioVisual), Natalie Sieve (Interlibrary Loan), and Mackenzie Sorensen (Acquisitions) for being chosen as Library Star Students for fall semester 2015! The library depends on student employees to provide customer service and critical support for library operations.  Star Students have demonstrated superior performance in their departments and are recognized for their willingness to go […]

What have you been reading lately?

For most students, the question is met with a laugh and an eye roll, “Well, I’ve been spending a lot of time with my organic chemistry textbook lately.” In general, the demands of college work and life don’t leave much time for recreational reading.  In fact, we’ve even done research on this, with our own […]

Archives Unbound

This resource highlight is brought to you by library intern Erik Johnson ’14. The library has recently gotten access to several new primary source collections from the Gale “Archives Unbound” database, covering a broad swath of history.  These databases grant access to collections looking at such topics as the Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW), […]

Behind the Wall

Ever wonder what’s happening “behind the wall “ of the circulation desk  or the back offices of the library? Did you ever wonder how titles get entered into the online catalog that you use to search for materials for your assignments? There is a group of library staff  that order materials, catalog them into the […]

Congratulations, Tenured Colleagues

The library has honored the faculty who received tenure this year with bookplates in new books in their disciplines. Check it out in the library’s new books area. Special congratulations to library faculty Julie Gilbert and Jeff Jenson, tenured this year.

Literary and Historical Award Winners

We order award winning books annually that have been chosen for the top literary and history prizes.   Below is a  list of awards that we order from for the library, sure to click on the links to find the books awarded throughout the years.  Then check our catalog to see if title is available.   Also […]

Past Acquisitions

If you are interested in finding out what books and videos were added to the library catalog within the past academic year click on the Past Acquisitions button found on the New Acquisitions page. The categories are arranged in Library of Congress classification so you can find titles within your field of interest.