Entries tagged with ‘reading’

Gustie Recommends

Like to read? Wondering what your fellow Gusties recommend? Look no further. We are proud to debut a collection of videos created by our Patricia Lindell Scholar (and all around superstar) Renee Yong, who has been investigating how academic libraries can help cultivate leisure reading. Renee sat down with six Gusties to ask about their reading habits, […]

Books Reviewed by Students

Seven students participated in the Spring Reading Workshop (NDL-201), a .25 credit course that met during the first half of the semester. Students read and discussed a book together (this semester it was Celeste Ng’s Everything I Never Told You, which turned out to be a great discussion book!), read and shared their own reviews […]

Read for Fun!

Not that academic books and class reading aren’t fun. (We’re not even being sarcastic.) But now that it’s almost time for spring break, you might have a little more time to relax and kick back with a good, not-for-class, not-going-to-be-graded-on-it book. Looking for suggestions? We have lots. Check out our new online guide for Leisure […]

Book sale!

Don’t forget about the permanent book sale in the library. Find the cart just inside the gates at the entrance. Books are $0.50 each. We are shifting through all kinds of contributions on a daily basis, so the cart contents change all the time. Stop by and see what new reads you might find.

Frozen Reviewed

No, not the movie, although we do have the movie in our collection, too. This review refers to the 2012 Young Adult novel by the same name. Frozen, by Mary Casanova, tells the story of Sadie Rose, a young orphan who lost the power to speak the night her mother died under mysterious circumstances. Sadie […]

Patricia Lindell Scholar Announced

We are very excited to announce that junior Renee Yong has been selected as the 2016 Patricia Lindell Scholar. Renee was selected from a very impressive group of applicants. Renee will be working with Professor Julie Gilbert to investigate the ways that academic libraries can help foster a culture of leisure reading on college campuses. The […]

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 […]